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Inderscience Publishers - Journal Article

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Performance challenges in virtual teams: a comparative case analysis

Performance challenges in virtual teams: a comparative case analysis

JournalInternational Journal of Project Organisation and Management
PublisherInderscience Publishers
ISSN1740-2891 (Print)
1740-2905 (Online)
SubjectCivil Engineering and Structures, Design and Product Development and Policy and Organisational Management
IssueVolume 4, Number 3/2012
Subject GroupManagement and Business
Online DateTuesday, July 31, 2012

Tugrul U. Daim1
1Department of Engineering and Technology Management, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
In today's job market, global virtual teams are common. The teams are formed for many different reasons and the success levels of these teams vary. Some common reasons why teams are distributed include offering employees the benefit of choosing where they want to live, getting closer to the emerging markets, improving the partnerships between suppliers and acquisitions of new firms. This paper reviews the key challenges of the virtual teams and tries to find remedies for these challenges through the literature review and four case studies.
team management, virtual teams, product management, global teams, literature review, case studies, employee location, emerging markets, supplier partnerships, new firm acquisitions

Inderscience Publishers - Journal Article

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