Cross-functional teams


Cross-functional teams

A cross-functional team is a group of employees from various functional areas of the organization – research, engineering, marketing, finance, human resources, and operations, for example – who are all focused on a specific objective and are responsible to work as a team to improve coordination and innovation across divisions and resolve mutual problems.

Cross functional in project development is a turf war sponsored by management. In some cases, consultants are brought in to direct the battles.


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