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Virtual And Collaborative Teams / Edition 1
     

Virtual And Collaborative Teams / Edition 1

by Susan Godar
 

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ISBN-10: 1591402042

ISBN-13: 9781591402046

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: IGI Global

Virtual and Collaborative Teams is of importance to practitioners and researchers because it brings together in a single accessible source, a variety of current research and practice on the subject of virtual and collaborative teams. Geographic distance, technology, lack of social presence, lack of adequate training and lack of instructional resources are

Overview

Virtual and Collaborative Teams is of importance to practitioners and researchers because it brings together in a single accessible source, a variety of current research and practice on the subject of virtual and collaborative teams. Geographic distance, technology, lack of social presence, lack of adequate training and lack of instructional resources are just some of the unique challenges faced by virtual teams. This book is a unique resource in that it provides a variety of research and practice from a wide range of disciplines, nationally and internationally. The essays blends theory and practice, encompassing quantitative and qualitative research, case studies, interview research and theoretical models.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591402046
Publisher:
IGI Global
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevi
Section IMake-Up of Virtual Teams
Chapter IVirtual Teams as Sociotechnical Systems1
Chapter IIEffective Virtual Teamwork: A Socio-Cognitive and Motivational Model20
Chapter IIIUnderstanding Composition and Conflict in Virtual Teams35
Section IILeading Virtual Teams
Chapter IVLeading from Afar: Strategies for Effectively Leading Virtual Teams49
Chapter VCreating Positive Attitudes in Virtual Team Members76
Chapter VITrust in Virtual Teams99
Section IIICommunication in Virtual Teams
Chapter VIINewcomer Assimilation in Virtual Team Socialization115
Chapter VIIINegotiating Meaning in Virtual Teams: Context, Roles and Computer-Mediated Communication in College Classrooms133
Chapter IXThe Strategic Use of "Distance" Among Virtual Team Members: A Multidimensional Communication Model156
Chapter XHow Hard Can It Be to Communicate? Communication Mode and Performance in Collaborative R&D Projects174
Chapter XITechnology and Virtual Teams193
Section IVEffective Uses of Virtual Teams
Chapter XIIVirtual Teams and their Search for Creativity213
Chapter XIIIVirtual Teams in an Executive Education Training Program232
Chapter XIVMotivational Antecedents, Constituents, and Consequents of Virtual Community Identity253
Chapter XVA Model for the Analysis of Virtual Teams269
About the Authors279
Index289

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