Does Too Much Collaboration at Work Hurt Productivity?

The global architecture and design company, Gensler, recently released it’s 2013 US Workplace Survey and most workers struggle to work effectively. A Toronto paper picked up the story with a headline stating, “Too much collaboration at work hurts productivity.” Does this mean that your organization should not strive for more collaboration? No. It means that if you don’t strike the right balance, it can lead to unwanted and potentially negative results.