Effective virtual teams for new product development
Ale Ebrahim, Nader and Ahmed, Shamsuddin and Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim and Taha, Zahari (2010): Effective virtual teams for new product development. Published in: Scientific Research and Essay , Vol. 7, No. 21 (7. June 2012): pp. 1971-1985.
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AbstractAt present, the existing literature shows that the factors which influence the effectiveness of virtual teams for new product development are still ambiguous. To address this problem, a research design was developed, which includes detailed literature review, preliminary model and field survey. From literature review, the factors which influence the effectiveness of virtual teams are identified and these factors are modified using a field survey. The relationship between knowledge workers (people), process and technology in virtual teams is explored in this study. The results of the study suggest that technology and process are tightly correlated and need to be considered early in virtual teams. The use of software as a service, web solution, report generator and tracking system should be incorporated for effectiveness virtual teams.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Effective virtual teams for new product development|
|Keywords:||Virtual teams, collaboration, questionnaires, communication, information, integration, performance, success, cross-functional teams, product development|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L6 - Industry Studies: Manufacturing |
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O32 - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O14 - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
L - Industrial Organization > L7 - Industry Studies: Primary Products and Construction
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics
P - Economic Systems > P4 - Other Economic Systems > P42 - Productive Enterprises; Factor and Product Markets; Prices; Population
P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P23 - Factor and Product Markets; Industry Studies; Population
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O31 - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
|Depositing User:||Nader Ale Ebrahim|
|Date Deposited:||18. Jun 2012 02:47|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 05:45|
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