Networking Cooperation Coordination Coalition Collaboration
Aware of organization Provides information to others Shares information and resources Shares ideas Shared membership
Loosely defined roles Somewhat defined roles Defined roles Shared resources Shared resources
Little communication Formal communication Frequent communication Frequent, prioritized communication Frequent communication with mutual trust
Independent decisions Independent decisions Some shared decisions Decisions made by vote Consensus in decisions



Networking: Pre-ETS provider brings in flyers about American Job Centers (AJCs) to class

Cooperation: Pre-ETS provider calls AJC representative to ask in-depth questions about services provided

Coordination: Pre-ETS provider invites AJC representative to speak to class

Coalition: Pre-ETS provider invites American Job Center representative to speak to class quarterly on career development topics

Collaboration: Pre-ETS provider and AJC representative collaborate with other agencies on transition fair