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Sunday, 7 April 2013

E-Leadership and Virtual Teams

E-Leadership and Virtual Teams   (Citations: 55)
Journal: Organizational Dynamics - ORGAN DYN , vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 362-376, 2003
    • ...In terms of challenges faced by leaders of virtual teams, Cascio & Shurygailo [4] identified six: (1) Keeping tight and loose controls on intermediate progress toward goals; (2) Promoting cooperation among teams and team members in order to integrate deliverables; (3) Encouraging and recognizing emergent leaders...
    • ...To address some of these challenges, Cascio [4] suggests that leaders should (1) set initial face to face meetings and team-building exercises, (2) establish norms for the frequency of communication and reasonable deadlines for task completion, and (3) schedule regular status meetings to check on the progress of tasks...
    • ...CSCL also draws from cognitive psychology research, which affirms the proliferation of knowledge is the result of a “constructive and collaborative process by which two or more individuals collectively focus attention, thus collectively construct and relate episodes” [4]...

    Derrick L. Cogburnet al. Developing and Validating a Socio-Technical Model for Geographically D...

    • ...Although distributed teams have been labeled in several ways, including “virtual teams” and “dispersed teams,” we adopt the term “distributed teams” in this piece due to the term's clearer connection to the primary components of what constitute this type of team: the distribution of team members across time and space, with communication enabled primarily via technological means 1 (Cascio & Shurygailo, 2003; Connaughton & Daly, 2003; 2004a; 2004b)...

    Stacey Connaughtonet al. Leading Distributed Teams: The Communicative Constitution of Leadershi...

    • ...Researchers have further suggested that group leadership helps group members overcome barriers to performance [18]‐[20]...
    • ...On the other hand, researchers have argued that communication centralization may indicate the kind of strong leadership that enables success in an otherwise decentralized context, as noted above [18]‐[20]...

    Kevin Crowstonet al. Analyzing Leadership Dynamics in Distributed Group Communication

    • ...It is a worth mentioning that virtual teams are often formed to overcome geographical or temporal separations [11]...

    Nader Ale Ebrahimet al. SMEs and Virtual R&D Teams: A Motive Channel for Relationship between ...


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