Work Collaboratively

Work effectively with others and leverage information within own area and across NIH, the Federal government, other organizations, and the scientific community to achieve results.

Key Behaviors:

  • Recognizes the importance of cooperation, and seeks opportunities to collaborate across the NIH to identify and solve interrelated challenges.
  • Works collaboratively within own area, across NIH, within the Federal government, and across the scientific community.
  • Builds and maintains relationships across boundaries.
  • Works with others to resolve obstacles that may prevent the organization from achieving its goals.
  • Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Promotes an environment that supports and capitalizes upon diversity of viewpoints.
  • Fosters open exchange of information.

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.