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Overcoming the Neighborhood Effect

Overcoming the Neighborhood Effect

by Starling Insights

Starling Insights Editorial Board

Aug 12, 2022


In a recent piece published in the HR Exchange Network, Michael Arena, co-founder of the Connected Commons, explains how leaders can account for the negative impacts of a remote working environment. Specifically, Arena details how to overcome the "Neighborhood Effect," a phenomenon where organizations have become more clustered — and teams more siloed — over time due to the deterioration of "bridging" connections between groups.

In order to begin repairing an organization's network, leaders should establish formal bridging mechanisms that facilitate collaboration and communication across teams.

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