Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

December 2011    |    Volume: 43    |    Number: 12

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Management by Paul Engle

Industrial Engineer's monthly column about engineering management (December 2011) 

Breaking down silos

Silo mentality: An attitude found in some organizations that occurs when several departments or groups do not want to share information or knowledge with other individuals in the same company. A silo mentality reduces efficiency and can be a contributing factor to a failing corporate culture. – Investopedia


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