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Multicultural relationships: Working across industries

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Science  12 Sep 2014:
Vol. 345, Issue 6202, pp. 1375-1378
DOI: 10.1126/science.345.6202.1375

Summary

Academic researchers are increasingly venturing out of the laboratory and into unfamiliar professional territory. The draw might be a multidisciplinary project, industry collaboration, or consulting. The new field might be government, law, or even the military. To ease interactions with colleagues in other fields with different work environments, seven researchers share what they've learned about productive, professional cross-disciplinary relationships.