The Collaboration Evaluation In order to determine how well you collaborate with your business partners, you should be asking yourself these questions: No. Question Yes No 1 Do we engage with business partners on a regular basis through meetings and performance reviews? 2 Are we proactively communicating with business partners (as opposed to only when there is an issue or a new good or service to purchase or sell)? 3 Do we explore all options when trying to resolve an issue with our business partners? 4 Are we providing our business partners with something they cannot get elsewhere? 5 Do we have our business partner’s best interests in mind? 6 Do we provide experience from other collaborations to help improve the performance of our business partners and their organizations? 7 Do we provide a forum for open and honest communication with business partners to achieve mutual benefit? 8 Do we work with business partners to find new and easier ways to do business together? 9 Would we refer our business partners to colleagues? 10 Are we easy to do business with?