Is institutional collaboration an oxymoron?

So can institutions collaborate?

I think they can collaborate with other institutions but aren’t great at collaborating with the general public as they have to bend and be flexible to what the public desires. This always comes with great difficulty to institutions. An example is why you see so few institutional websites with the opportunity to comment on articles (please commenting system ¬†below)

 

So I have been asked to present at this and I need your thoughts so that i can formulate my presentation, a friend said to just take a bottle of wine and a bag of crisps, which would clearly be metaphors for Institution (wine) and community at large (crisps)  Continue reading Is institutional collaboration an oxymoron?