The need for collaboration in a global world has become a key
factor for success for many organizations and individuals.
However in several regions and organizations in the world, it
has not happened yet. One of the settings where major
obstacles occur for collaboration is in the business arena, mainly
because of competitive beliefs that cooperation could hurt
profitability. We have found such behavior in a wide variety of
countries, in advanced and developing economies. Such
cultural behaviors or traits characterized entrepreneurs by
working in isolation, avoiding the possibilities of building
clusters to promote regional development.
The needs to improve the essential abilities that conforms
cooperation are evident. It is also very difficult to change such
conduct with adults. So we decided to work with children to
prepare future generations to live in a cooperative world, so
badly hit by greed and individualism nowadays.
We have validated that working with children at an early age
improves such behavior. This paper develops a model to
enhance the essential abilities in order to improve cooperation.
The model has been validated by applying it at a kindergarten