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The “virtual team player” - Nov 24, 2016

 Source: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2041386616675522





















































































































































































































































































    In
    spite of the increasing demand for virtual cooperation, still
    relatively little is known about the knowledge, skills, abilities, and
    other characteristics (KSAOs) individuals need for virtual teamwork.
    Thus, the current paper aims at synthesizing the existing literature
    into a comprehensive model of virtual teamwork KSAOs. To this end, we
    review (a) existing frameworks of KSAO requirements for virtual
    teamwork, (b) challenges posed by different facets of virtuality, and
    (c) KSAOs particularly relevant for meeting the identified challenges.
    The results of this review are integrated into a holistic model of
    virtual teamwork KSAOs with distal characteristics (personality,
    experience) and more proximal qualities (knowledge, skills, and
    motivation). Research gaps as well as avenues for future research will
    be outlined and applications for virtual team staffing and training will
    be discussed.

    Ale Ebrahim N., Ahmed S., Taha Z. (2009). Virtual teams: A literature review. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3, 26532669. Google Scholar


    The “virtual team player” - Nov 24, 2016

    Saturday, 11 February 2017

    Supply Chain Management Practices and Product Development: A Moderated Mediation Model of Supply Chain Responsiveness, Organization Structure, and Research and Development | Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems , Vol 16, No 01 | World Scientific

     Source: http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/ref/10.1142/S0219686717500032



    Supply Chain
    Management Practices and Product Development: A Moderated Mediation
    Model of Supply Chain Responsiveness, Organization Structure, and
    Research and Development

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    Effectiveness of Virtual Team for Improving Communication Breakdown in IBS Project Delivery Process | Ahmad Pozin | International Journal of Supply Chain Management

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    Effectiveness of Virtual Team for Improving Communication Breakdown in IBS Project Delivery Process

    Mohd Affendi Ahmad Pozin, Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi, Abdul Rahim Romle


    Abstract



    Technological innovation and globalization force the
    organizations collaborate across time, culture, and geographical
    boundaries. It becomes one of the ordinary practices to the construction
    sector and has given rise to the concept of global teams known as a
    virtual team. Virtual team drives by advance technology to solve the
    communication issues and perceived as an effective, efficient, and
    creative team structure. Effective communication is an essential process
    to develop project success in the construction Industrialised Building
    System (IBS) project. However the implication of the fragmented approach
    in the IBS project development process was reflected in the lack of
    communication between multidisciplinary project teams cause various
    problem such as lower performance and a higher turnover of staff.
    Therefore, this research aims to investigate the effects of
    communication, subject to different project stage and to identify the
    key factors to enhance virtual team communication processes between the
    practitioners.


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