Guidelines for Collaborative Writing
To resolve the problem and to get a good result, you (manager) need best collaborators. However collaborating on team message, there needs special planning. Team members have different culture, background, habit etc. To collaborate with them, there need special
skills. You can collaborate with them by following these guidelines:
- Select collaborator carefully: To write or communicate effectively or handle the issue successfully, you choose expert, experienced, and well-informed people.
- Agree on project goals before starting: Before collaborating, you should make a compromise with them on your goal.
- Give your team time to bond before diving into it: To collaborate them with you, you determine whether they have time or not or can give plenty of time or not.
- Clarify individual responsibility: Collaborators have different tasks to be fulfilled. So, you clarify their responsibilities.
- Establish clear processes: Before collaborating, you should evaluate whether they know a clear procedure or not to fulfill the task and you should also tell them a way of handling the task procedure.
- Avoid composing as a group: Groupism doesn’t help to fulfill the task effectively. Similarly, group participation in a work delay accomplishing the work because group and team are different.
- Make sure tools and techniques are ready and compatible across the team: Team should have (software) knowledge of tools and techniques. Otherwise, they cannot perform the task effectively.
- Check to see how they are going along the way: Do not think that work is going well and collaborators are doing nice. You (manager) should check the going on work productivity.
Social Network and Virtual Communities: Constructive Feedback
Today is the world of marketing via social networks. With it, you can also collaborate with people keeping basic guidelines. You can also guide or instruct them. It helps to manage content, share work experiences, resolve conflict, etc. Similarly, you can also respond to constructive feedback. Audience feedback can be categorized into two; constructive and destructive. In constructive feedback, the audience respects you and gives feedback with guidance. Destructive feedback only criticizes your work in a negative way.