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Breaking Down Silos at Work Why You Need to Break Down Silos
It's easy to get so absorbed with your own role that you lose sight of what's going on elsewhere in your team or organization, and important information may not get shared.

You can find out how to avoid inadvertently withholding knowledge from others - or missing out yourself - with our articles, Breaking Down Silos at Work and How to Collaborate Successfully.

Sharing knowledge increases people's sense of belonging and motivation, and you can explore this with our new video, How to Build an Intrinsically Motivated Team.

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Breaking Down Silos at Work Breaking Down Silos at Work

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How to Build an Intrinsically Motivated Team Video: How to Build an Intrinsically Motivated Team

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Deming's System of Organizational Knowledge
Deming's System of Organizational Knowledge

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knowledge Management
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knowledge Management

Learn why you need a knowledge management program.

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Using OKRs
Using OKRs

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Mind Tools podcast producer Rachel Salaman discusses three qualities essential for great leadership, with author Rasmus Hougaard.
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A Final Note

Breaking down silos applies to teams as well as organizations. For example, having a good understanding of team members' roles can keep things running smoothly during holiday periods or times of absence.

Next week, you can explore the workplace and personal benefits of journaling, and watch our new video to find out how to manage when values clash within your team.

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