Virtual and Collaborative Teams: Process, Technologies, and by Susan H. Godar, Sharmila Pixy Ferris

By Susan H. Godar, Sharmila Pixy Ferris

Digital and Collaborative groups is of significance to practitioners and researchers since it brings jointly in one available resource, various present study and perform as regards to digital and collaborative groups. Geographic distance, know-how, loss of social presence, loss of enough education and absence of educational assets are only many of the distinct demanding situations confronted by means of digital groups. This e-book is a distinct source in that it presents a number of learn and perform from a variety of disciplines, nationally and across the world. The essays mix thought and perform, encompassing quantitative and qualitative examine, case experiences, interview examine and theoretical versions.

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Most of our respondents attribute the causes of team success to factors that are within team control in the self-regulatory sense (Varney, 1989), which moves away from process considerations per se to the issue of team self-regulatory ability. In this sense, a self-regulatory virtual team is a team able to reflect on and manage its own processes, taking a stance on itself in the reflective “helicopter” sense and establishing its own internal criteria of effectiveness. , able to adapt its processes to requirements), where members successfully reconciled personal interests with team interests; and has members who understand and accept personal roles and contributions.

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