In this article Morten T. Hansen breaks down internal collaboration into when to implement, what to take into consideration beforehand, and gives examples of failure and successes. Collaboration overall is described as a positive enterprise, but Morten believes this to be false. Often companies become enthusiastic about collaboration and implement without taking into consideration the collaboration premium defined as projected returns subtracting opportunity cost and collaboration costs. Without this insight internal collaboration can easily become a burden instead of an asset to a corporation.
In this article Rosabeth Moss Kanter talks about innovation and common themes occurring in businesses when innovation becomes a top priority. There are many ways innovation can be killed by a cooperation, even though a business might be trying to implement innovation. This article identifies innovation killing attributes in businesses while offering innovation friendly strategies to combat a destructive atmosphere.