Roundtable 2023

The RCC Team thanks everyone who joined the Roundtable - and a special thanks to our Host Committee for their warm welcome and for the exciting program!  RCC members will have access to all materials through their membership portal starting November 20.

Roundtable 2023

Welcoming You

At a time when positive change is urgently needed around the world, we welcome you to join the RCC. We are an open inclusive global community of researchers and change leaders working across multiple sectors to build relationships of shared goals, shared knowledge and mutual respect for high performance and positive change, based at The Heller School at Brandeis University.

RCC Updates

The capacity to work with relational coordination has grown in many sectors around the world since our founding 12 years ago.  A systematic review by Bolton, Logan and Gittell (2021) found that RC has been tested in 73 industry sectors and in 36 countries.  Given this spread, the RCC Board has realized that no one organization needs to offer everything.  The RCC has therefore become the hub of a distributed network whose members provide resources such as training, courses, seminars, teaching materials, consulting, coaching, certification, measurement tools, analytic support, interventions and more. 

What the RCC Does

  • Offers a Membership Community for $100 per year, and $50 per year for full-time students, retired colleagues, and colleagues with significant financial constraints
  • Hosts 6-8 Cafes by zoom each year for members to share their research and practice, and hear about the latest findings, in a friendly, highly interactive format
  • Hosts Innovation Labs, offering space on our website for members to organize and develop new ideas together
  • Hosts the Annual Roundtable for members to share their work, renew existing relationships and build new ones
  • Provides easy access to Resources such as measurement, assessment, training, consulting, analytic and teaching tools that are developed and offered by our members
  • In addition to Cafes, Innovation Labs, and the Annual Roundable, connects with members through our Slack channels, social media postings and newsletters...



December 7, 3:00-4:00 pm ET

How do we build relational coordination between health systems and communities for equitable outcomes?  What is the role of community health workers and readiness for change?  And how can we design interventions that account for power differentials?  Help the research team from CHASM, Brandeis University, Suffolk University and the Wandersman Center to strengthen their research proposal - and gain insights into your own work!



Innovation Labs are creative spaces within the Relational Coordination Collaborative where members work to develop new ideas. These Labs meet at the Roundtable, propose Cafes, and work together on projects of interest.  RCC members are invited to join as many of these labs as they like.  Check out these existing labs and/or start a new one! 

Resilient Communities Innovation Lab

Healthcare Innovation Lab

Higher Education Innovation Lab

Digital Ecosystems Innovation Lab

RCC Community Building Innovation Lab



The RC Survey is a validated tool that enables leaders, change agents and researchers to understand where relational coordination is strongest and weakest within and between the groups and organizations that need to work together. The RC Survey can help you diagnose the current state in order to design interventions to improve your performance.  Relational Coordination Analytics has built a user-friendly platform to assess RC with data visualizations, cross-site benchmarking, trends over time, and more.


How RC Transforms Organizations

In Healthcare

"The nurses and therapists started to ask each other, 'What is timely communication for you?' and soon realized that, if the therapists would visit the ICU in the mornings they could better address patient needs and reduce discharge delays. Just one example, and it was not a top-down solution."

- ICU Clinical Coordinator, Billings Clinic

In Education

"Before it was very much about your measures and your data, and no one able to see them but the individual teacher.  Now it's - we're all responsible for all these students and we all own the data.  It's not about pitting people against each other."

- Assistant Superintendent, North Reading School District

In Communities

"We haven't had a tool before for measuring this. One thing is talking about networks; now we can see it."

- Director of Social Health and Employment, Varde Municipality, Denmark