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The management of virtual teams and virtual meetings

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White M. The management of virtual teams and virtual meetings. Business Information Review. 2014;31(2):111-117.

Most organizations now make use of virtual teams. Many of these virtual teams started out as physically co-located teams but with the need to reduce travel and related costs, audio and video technologies were introduced. However, the dynamics and management of virtual teams are different in almost every respect to co-located teams. The benefits and challenges of virtual teams are outlined, with particular reference to the effective management of language, cultural, time and location aspects of virtual teams and virtual meetings.

Online at: http://www.intranetfocus.com/wp-content/uploads/Managing-Virtual-Teams.pdf

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English

Type of Publication:

Journal article

Keywords:

Audio conferencing, collaboration techniques, computer-supported collaborative work (CSCW), cultural impact, language issues, success factors, video conferencing, virtual meeting management, virtual team benefits, virtual team challenges, virtual team operation, virtual team participation, web conferencing

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  • Learn about the field of team science: history, theory and concepts

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Resource created by Lauren Faulkner on 10/8/2014 3:01:26 PM.

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