1.You are COORDINATING.
You are COORDINATING.
“Coordination is characterized by informal relationships that exist without any commonly defined mission, structure, or planning effort. Information is shared as needed, and authority is retained by each organization so there is virtually no risk. Resources are separate as a reward.”
Some examples of coordination include:
Email or online cross-promotion (e.g., listing another organization’s events on your website or including its announcements in your emails.)
Having coordination is crucial if you want to have a healthy working relationship with your partners and other business owners.
Coordination may also describe many partnerships that operate on a contractor/contractee basis. In these relationships, one organization is usually responsible for all leadership, accountability, and decision-making roles. The relationship is usually one of fee-for-service; the contractor is responsible for providing funds to pay their partner(s) for their role(s) in the project.