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Virtual Teams and Management Challenges

Ale Ebrahim, Nader and Ahmed, Shamsuddin and Taha, Zahari (2011) Virtual Teams and Management Challenges. Academic Leadership Journal, 9 (3). pp. 1-7. ISSN 1533-7812

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Abstract

Introduction: Collaboration is becoming increasingly important in creating the knowledge that makes business more competitive. Virtual teams are growing in popularity 1 and many organizations have responded to their dynamic environments by introducing virtual teams. Additionally, the rapid development of new communication technologies such as the Internet has accelerated this trend so that today, most of the larger organization employs virtual teams to some degree 2. A growing number of flexible and adaptable organizations have explored the virtual environment as one means of achieving increased responsiveness 3. Howells et al. 4 state that the shift from serial to simultaneous and parallel working has become more commonplace. Based on conventional information technologies and Internet-based platforms virtual environments may be used to sustain companies’ progress through virtual interaction and communication.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Virtual R&D teams, Virtual Team, Management Challenge, Collaboration, ICT application
Subjects: A General Works / általános művek > AC Collections. Series. Collected works / gyűjteményes munkák, sorozatok
H Social Sciences / társadalomtudományok > H Social Sciences (General) / társadalomtudomány általában
L Education / oktatás > L1 Education (General) / oktatás általában
T Technology / alkalmazott, műszaki tudományok > T2 Technology (General) / műszaki tudományok általában
T Technology / alkalmazott, műszaki tudományok > TS Manufactures / különféle iparágak, ipari termékek
Depositing User: Dr. Nader Ale Ebrahim
Date Deposited: 30 May 2013 09:25
Last Modified: 30 May 2013 09:25
URI: http://real.mtak.hu/id/eprint/5372

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