A state in which two or more thingsworktogether in a particularly fruitful way that produces an effect greater than the sum of theirindividualeffects.Expressed also as “the whole is greaterthan the sum of its parts
MEANING:Cooperative interaction among groups, especially among the acquired subsidiaries or merged parts of a corporation, that creates an enhanced combined effect. An instance of either such interaction
EG:The agreement exploits the natural synergy between the two companies.
It is important to identify the synergies between research and teaching.