"The research found that not only were collaborators wealthier at the end of the game, they had also gained significantly more connections than the free loaders. Perhaps not surprising in itself, but one ray of light emerged when the free loaders, as a result of being shunned, began to change their behavior to a more collaborative approach.
So what lessons can we take from this for real world collaboration?
The research clearly shows that it pays to be generous. It wasn’t merely the selfish that were punished in future rounds but also the stingy. So here are a few principles that you should try to encourage in your organisation if you wish to encourage a collaborative approach amongst employees and other stakeholders
What Are The Core Principles of Collaboration?
The core principles of collaboration are participation, collective, transparency, independence, persistence and emergence.
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