1.) Working together to a common goal, but for totally different reasons.
2.) Groups of cubicle workers forced to work together that cannot stand each other. The goal of a manager forcing collaboration is to get results, but it usually ends up involving HR or therapy.
John: Man, Steve is such a douche bag.
Mike: I know. I have to collaborhate with him on the upcoming marketing demo. I keep avoiding it hoping he'll just get fired or die.