While working on a project looking at online collaboration tools it became apparent that there are lots of ways of communicating with each other but they do not always work or are integrated poorly in our organisations. Until we have fostered a culture for building a collaborative team environment, these tools will always be full of tumbleweed.
Using the information online and from the book Tips for Teams: A Ready Reference for Solving Common Team Problems, by Kimball Fisher, Steven Rayner, and William Belgard, 1995. I have attached a mind map of the core ethos to building a good and working collaborative team environment.
PDF Version of ETHOS of Building a Collaborative Team Environment
By Dominic Cushnan, Pollyanna Jones and Rob Parker.