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
  • 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.
  • Recognizes the importance of cooperation, and seeks opportunities to collaborate across the NIH to identify and solve interrelated challenges.

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