The Good Collaboration Toolkit: Checklist
What do I need to do in order to develop and nurture “good collaboration”?
Here is a checklist to evaluate if you are addressing the ELEMENTS in your own work. Discover what you need to work on below.
If you answer No to any of these questions, you may find it helpful to look at the materials in the corresponding ELEMENTS page specified in the right-hand column.
|☐||☐||Do you discuss the purpose of the collaboration? Is there agreement about the vision among collaborators?||Mission Focused|
|☐||☐||Is there a clear leadership/rotation of leadership for the collaboration?||Leadership Driven|
|☐||☐||Is there a documented scope of work, with an associated timeline?||Time Well Spent|
|☐||☐||Do you discuss goals and accountability to achieve these goals?||Mission Focused|
|☐||☐||Are people clear about their roles in the collaboration?||Excellently Executed|
|☐||☐||Do you discuss the collaborators’ own interests, needs and values?||Engaging for Participants|
|☐||☐||Do you discuss methods of communication and decision-making?||Excellently Executed|
|☐||☐||Are all of the voices of the collaborators being heard?||Ethically Oriented|
|☐||☐||Are all collaborators invested in the work?||Engaging for Participants|
|☐||☐||Is the work getting done?||Time Well Spent|
|☐||☐||Are there obstacles that need to be discussed?||Nurtured Continuously|
|☐||☐||Are supports communicated and shared?||Nurtured Continuously|
|☐||☐||Is there agreement about a “product” or outcome for the collaboration?||Solution Inspired|