5 Key Techniques to Successful Cross-Functional Collaboration
I remember being a marketing associate at Merck; it was my first corporate position outside of the sales organization. My job was to develop and shepherd marketing communications for our osteoporosis business unit. As I began learning about the internal processes, the specialist stakeholders (Legal, Medical, Regulatory, and Compliance individuals) would need to review and approve communications. With little fear that I could get done what was needed, I didn’t always have success. In fact, I often failed. So in this article, I will share 5 key techniques I’ve learned over time to collaborate cross functionally with these specialist stakeholders.