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Working effectively with others - corporate governance.
A silo is a part of an organisation which works - inappropriately - in isolation from other parts of the organisation, and resists sharing important information with it.
- Work across silos
- "An effective risk management programme takes a broader perspective and works across silos."
- The Treasurer magazine, February 2017 p51 - Unlocking unconscious biases in decisions, Anna Withers and Mark Withers, Mightywaters Consulting.
The use of the term in the organisational context derives from military silos, which are hardened underground sites, heavily protected against potential enemy attacks.