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Technology Use in the Virtual R&D Teams ; Technology Use in the Virtual R&D Teams
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:54 PM
Problem statement: Although, literature proves the importance of the technology role in the effectiveness of virtual Research and Development (R&D) teams for new product development. However, the factors that make technology construct in a virtual R&D team are still ambiguous. The manager of virtual R&D teams for new product development does not know which type of technology should be used. Approach: To address the gap and answer the question, the study presents a set of factors that make a tech[...]
The effectiveness of virtual R&D Teams in SMEs: experiences of Malaysian SMEs
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:50 PM
The number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), especially those involved with research and development (R&D) programs and employed virtual teams to create the greatest competitive advantage from limited labor are increasing. Global and localized virtual R&D teams are believed to have high potential for the growth of SMEs. Due to the fast-growing complexity of new products coupled with new emerging opportunities of virtual teams, a collaborative approach is believed to be the future trend. Th[...]
Virtual R & D teams in small and medium enterprises: A literature review ; Virtual R & D teams in small and medium enterprises: A literature review
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:49 PM
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the driving engine behind economic growth. While SMEs play a critical role in generating employment and supporting trade, they face numerous challenges, the prominent among them are the need to respond to fasting time-to-market, low-cost and rapid solutions to complex organizational problems. Towards that end, research and development (R & D) aspect deserves particular attention to promote and facilitate the operations of SMEs. Virtual R & D team could be [...]
Modified stage-gate: A conceptual model of virtual product development process ; Modified stage-gate: A conceptual model of virtual product development process
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:49 PM
In today’s dynamic marketplace, manufacturing companies are under strong pressure to introduce new products for long-term survival with their competitors. Nevertheless, every company cannot cope up progressively or immediately with the market requirements due to knowledge dynamics being experienced in the competitive milieu. Increased competition and reduced product life cycles put force upon companies to develop new products faster. In response to these pressing needs, there should be some new [...]
Virtual Collaborative R&D Teams in Malaysia Manufacturing SMEs ; Virtual Collaborative R&D Teams in Malaysia Manufacturing SMEs
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:49 PM
This paper presents the results of empirical research conducted during March to September 2009. The study focused on the influence of virtual research and development (R&D) teams within Malaysian manufacturing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The specific objective of the study is better understanding of the application of collaborative technologies in business, to find the effective factors to assist SMEs to remain competitive in the future. The paper stresses to find an answer for a [...]
Research, Development, Production and Performance of heavy duty CNG fleets in Iran ; Research, Development, Production and Performance of heavy duty CNG fleets in Iran
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
In recent years, along with the trend toward clean air and less dependency to imported oil products, there has been increasing willing to use substitute fuels in transport industry. Automobile industry is an exhaustive industry bringing development for any country. The industrial capabilities needed for development rest in this branch of industry. The Iranian automobile making companies move in line with this aim. But in recent decades, in addition to development of automobile industry, the poll[...]
Analysis of Opportunities and Challenges for R&D Management and the Role of the R&D Society for its Improvement – A Case Study in Iran ; Analysis of Opportunities and Challenges for R&D Management and the Role of the R&D Society for its Improvement – A Case Study in Iran
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
Research and Development (R&D) management in Iran is faced to many barriers and obstacles, in which R&D units are considered as the basic core of the product development and innovation. Due to structural shortcomings, a great number of organizations and industries have not been able to find their actual status. There are about different 1141 R&D units with a dispersion pattern in Iran. This paper considers and analyzes the R&D case study in one of the provinces located in the north part of Iran [...]
Innovation and R&D Activities in Virtual Team
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
Innovation plays a central role in economic development, at the regional and national level. In the competitive environment companies are obliged to produce more rapidly, more effectively and more efficiently in new product development, which is a result of research and development (R&D) activities. It is necessary for them to put together different capabilities and services with the goal, through cooperation between suppliers and customers, service providers and scientific institutions to achie[...]
R&D Management in Iran, Opportunities and Threats ; R&D Management in Iran, Opportunities and Threats
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
Research and Development (R&D) management in Iran has faced many barriers and obstacles, in which R&D units are considered as the basic core of the product development and innovation. Due to structural shortcomings, a great number of organizations and industries have not yet been able to position themselves in the market. There are about 1141 R&D units throughout Iran, due to the geographical decentralization of these units this paper considers and analyzes the R&D case study in one of the provi[...]
Virtual marketing in virtual enterprises ; Virtual Marketing in Virtual Enterprises
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
Virtualization caused tremendous evolution in the economics of marketing channels, patterns of physical distribution and the structure of distributors and developed a new concept that is known as virtual marketing (VM). VM combines the powerful technologies of interactive marketing and virtual reality. Virtual enterprise (VE) refers to an organization not having a clear physical locus. In other words, VE is an organization distributed geographically and whose work is coordinated through electron[...]
Virtual teams: A literature review ; Virtual Teams: A Literature Review
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
In the competitive market, virtual teams represent a growing response to the need for fasting time-to-market, low-cost and rapid solutions to complex organizational problems. Virtual teams enable organizations to pool the talents and expertise of employees and non-employees by eliminating time and space barriers. Nowadays, companies are heavily investing in virtual team to enhance their performance and competitiveness. Despite virtual teams growing prevalence, relatively little is known about th[...]
The Effectiveness of Virtual R&D Teams in SMEs: Experiences of Malaysian SMEs ; The Effectiveness of Virtual R&D Teams in SMEs: Experiences of Malaysian SMEs
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
The number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), especially those involved with research and development (R&D) programs and employed virtual teams to create the greatest competitive advantage from limited labor are increasing. Global and localized virtual R&D teams are believed to have a high potential for SMEs growth. Due to the fast growing complexity of the new product, coupled with new emerging opportunities of virtual teams, a collaborative approach is believed to be the future trend. Thi[...]
Virtual R&D Teams: A potential growth of education-industry collaboration ; Virtual R&D Teams: A potential growth of education-industry collaboration
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
In this paper, we present our more than two years research experiences on virtual R&D teams in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and draws conclusions, giving special attention to the structure of virtual teams required to support education-industry collaboration. We report the relevant results of an online survey study. The online questionnaire was emailed by using a simple random sampling method to 947 manufacturing SMEs. The findings of this study show that SMEs in Malaysia and Iran a[...]
A conceptual model of virtual product development process ; A Conceptual Model of Virtual Product Development Process
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:48 PM
In today’s dynamic marketplace, companies are under strong pressure to introduce new products for long-term survival with their competitors. Besides, every company cannot cope up progressively or immediately with the market requirements due to knowledge dynamics being experienced in competitive milieu. Increased competition and reduced product life cycles put force upon companies to develop new products faster. In response to this pressing need there should be some new approach compatible in fle[...]
Virtuality, Innovation and R&D Activities
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Innovation plays a central role in economic development, at regional and national level. In the competitive environment companies are obliged to produce more rapidly, more effectively and more efficiently in new product development which is a result of research and development (R&D) activities. It is necessary for them to put together different capabilities and services with the goal, through cooperation between suppliers and customers, service providers and scientific institutions to achieve in[...]
Innovation Process is Facilitated in Virtual Environment of R&D Teams ; Innovation Process is Facilitated in Virtual Environment of R&D Teams
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Innovation is becoming the most important key issue for company's success in the 21st century. In the competitive environment it is necessary for the enterprises to put together different capabilities and services with the goal. It is widely accepted that innovation can be better achieved by working in team particularly in the virtual environments. The employed web services technology, although very popular nowadays but it is still not mature enough, so dealing with it can bring new findings. Vi[...]
Consideration of the virtual team work and disabled citizens, as promising opportunity providers for the e government infrastructure's formation ; Consideration of the virtual team work and disabled citizens, as promising opportunity providers for the e government infrastructure's formation
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
The Information area has revolutionized the workplace. Douglas Kruse, a professor of human resources and the director of the program for disability research at Rutgers University, states that 7% of employed persons with disabilities work 20 hours or more a week from home. While some modern countries have established “virtual teams”, which are said to be comprised of people who are geographically scattered and who work across boundaries of space and time using computer driven communication techno[...]
R&D Network and value Creation in SMEs ; R&D Network and value Creation in SMEs
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Research and development functions are fundamental drivers of value creation in technology-based Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs) seemingly successful R&D is a function of innovation processes and R&D networks. There is a perceived lack of understanding regarding the importance of SMEs and their need to continuously enhance their technological capabilities for the purpose of establishing themselves a dominant market position. In this paper R&D network issues from the perspective of their impa[...]
New Product Development in Virtual Environment ; New Product Development in Virtual Environment
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Purpose - The literature on the topic has evolved exponentially since eight years ago. Relaying on a review of studies published in recent years, this article proposes and discusses a framework which incorporates a set of virtual teams involved in a new product development initiative. Design/methodology/approach – A range of academic and practitioner literature related to virtual teams and virtual new product development is reviewed. What is Virtual New Product Development and what determines it[...]
Literature, Principle and the basics of Network Value Creation in R&D: The relationship with economy ; Literature, Principle and the basics of Network Value Creation in R&D: The relationship with economy
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
The internationalization of R&D network is a recent phenomenon. In this knowledge based environment, the driving forces for this phenomenon are digitization, the internet, and high-speed data networks that are keys to address many of the operational issues from design to logistics and distribution. From the other direction to surviving in the highly competitive industry, requires strategies to collaborate with or compete with suitable firms within a network in the New Product Development process[...]
Concurrent Collaboration in Research and Development ; Concurrent Collaboration in Research and Development
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Integration is the essence of current research and development (R&D) activity in many organizations. Integration can be established in various ways depending on the type, size and intricacy in organizational functions and products. Nevertheless, research and development (R&D) has become an inevitable function in most manufacturing companies in order to develop their own product niches for their survival in the prevailing highly completive market environment. Research and development functions ar[...]
Dealing with Virtual R&D Teams in New Product Development ; Dealing with Virtual R&D Teams in New Product Development
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
National and global collaboration in research and development (R&D) is becoming increasingly important in creating the knowledge that makes research and business more competitive. Multinational enterprises have increased their research and development (R&D) investment in different countries. These multiple sites encourage the development of more ideas, due to the varied international backgrounds in global networks and the knowledge spillovers. In order to secure the viability of business process[...]
Virtual Teams: A New Opportunity to Develop a Business ; Virtual Teams: A New Opportunity to Develop a Business
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Virtual teams give many advantages to organizations, including increased knowledge sharing and improve organizational performance. Virtual teams have altered the expectations and boundaries of knowledge worker’s interactions and make a new opportunity to develop the business. In this paper, we present summary results of an online survey. The online questionnaire was emailed by using a simple random sampling method to 356 Malaysian manufacturing small and medium –sized Enterprises (SMEs). The fin[...]
Envisages of New Product Developments in Small and Medium Enterprises through Virtual Team ; Envisages of New Product Developments in Small and Medium Enterprises through Virtual Team
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
New product development (NPD) in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) virtual team has not been systematically investigated in developing countries. Literatures have shown no significant differences between traditional NPD and virtual NPD in general. New product development especially for SMEs virtual team are somewhat lacking in the literature and constitute a research gap. This paper aims to bridge this gap. This study first reviews the NPD and its relationship with virtuality and then id[...]
Virtual R&D teams and SMEs growth: A comparative study between Iranian and Malaysian SMEs
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
This paper explores potential advantages of using virtual teams for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a comprehensive review on various aspects of virtual teams. Based on the standing of the pertinent literature, attempt has been made to study the aspects by online survey method in Iran and Malaysia. In both countries, SMEs play an important role in their economies, employments, and capacity building. Virtual R&D team can be one of the means to increase SMEs efficiency and competiti[...]
Critical factors for new product developments in SMEs virtual team ; Critical factors for new product developments in SMEs virtual team
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are considered as an engine for economic growth all over the world and especially for developing countries. During the past decade, new product development (NPD) has increasingly been recognized as a critical factor in ensuring the continued survival of SMEs. On the other hand, the rapid rate of market and technological changes has accelerated in the past decade, so this turbulent environment requires new methods and techniques to bring successful new products[...]
Virtual Teams for New Product Development – An Innovative Experience for R&D Engineers ; Virtual Teams for New Product Development – An Innovative Experience for R&D Engineers
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
New interaction tools such as internet allow companies to gain valuable input from research and development (R&D) engineers via virtual teams. Consequently, engineers also get more expertise in diminutive time frames. Virtual R&D teams present the key impetus to the technology acquisition process. The present knowledge-economy era is characterized by short product life-cycles. Virtual R&D teams may reduce time-to-market, make available a large pool of new product know-how and provide greater fle[...]
SMEs; Virtual research and development (R&D) teams and new product development: A literature review ; SMEs; Virtual research and development (R&D) teams and new product development: A literature review
Monday, 13 January, 2014 1:47 PM
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are indeed the engines of global economic growth. Their continued growth is a major subject for the economy and employment of any country. Towards that end, virtual research and development (R&D) could be a viable option to sustain and ease the operations of SMEs. However, literature shows there has not been a great deal of research into the diverse characteristic of virtual R&D teams in SMEs. This article provides a comprehensive literature review on di[...]
An Introduction to The Effective Use of Research Tools Box and Resources
Monday, 30 December, 2013 5:27 AM
Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Iran: An Empirical Study Using Structural Equation Modelling
Monday, 16 December, 2013 12:44 AM
The Effectiveness of Virtual R&D Teams in SMEs: Experiences of Malaysian SMEs
Monday, 16 December, 2013 12:44 AM
SMEs; Virtual research and development (R&D) teams and new product development: A literature review
Monday, 16 December, 2013 12:44 AM
Nader's Publications list
Monday, 16 December, 2013 12:44 AM
One Day Course on The Effective Use of Research Tools Box and Resources - Part 2
Monday, 16 December, 2013 12:40 AM
One Day Course on The Effective Use of Research Tools Box and Resources
Monday, 16 December, 2013 12:40 AM
of New Work
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Consideration of the virtual team work and disabled citizens, as promising opportunity providers for the e-government infrastructure's formation Contact Author
Review How to Conduct a Literature Review
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Find literature associated with the topic. Search and analyze the literature. Evaluate the paper before reading. Cite literature properly. Make a summary table of reviewed papers. Avoid plagiarism. Write a journal article based on literature review. ©2011 Nader Ale Ebrahim©2011 Nader Ale Ebrahim©2011 Nader Ale EbrahimThe literature review In your literature review, you should: – clarify your understanding of the field – explain the rationale for your research – place your research within a broad[...]
Start Your Own
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Innovation is becoming the most important key issue for company’s success in the 21st century. In the competitive environment is necessary for the enterprises to put together different capabilities and services with the goal. It’s a widely accepted that innovation is better achieved by working in team. The employed web services technology, although very popular nowadays but it is still not mature enough, so dealing with it can bring new findings. Virtual teams base on information technology are [...]
RESISTANCE TO CHANGE
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Nothing is permanent except change. Many authors stress that the reason for the failure of many change initiatives can be found in resistance to change. Resistance to change introduces costs and delays into the change process that are difficult to anticipate but must be taken into consideration. Undoubtedly the resistance to change is key topic in change management and should be seriously considered to help the organization achieve advantages of the transformation. Considering the importance of [...]
Development
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Abstract: National and global collaboration in research and development (R&D) is becoming increasingly important in creating the knowledge that makes research and business more competitive. Multinational enterprises have increased their research and development (R&D) investment in different countries. These multiple sites encourage the development of more ideas, due to the varied international backgrounds in global networks and the knowledge spillovers. In order to secure the viability of busine[...]
Full Length Research Paper Effective virtual teams for new product development
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
At 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 (peopl[...]
Virtual R&D Teams: A Sustainable Infrastructure for Promoting SMEs
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Abstract—Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are a major part of the industrial economies. Their survival and growth has therefore been a prominent issue. Research and development (R&D) enables firms to create new technologies and/or to build on existing technologies obtained through technology transfer. �owadays unpredictable environment suggests that many firms seek new ways of conducting their business through some kind of R&D activities to make a profit and stay ahead of the competitio[...]
Concurrent Collaboration in Research and Development
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Abstract – Integration is the essence of current research and development (R&D) activity in many organizations. Integration can be established in various ways depending on the type, size and intricacy in organizational functions and products. Nevertheless, research and development (R&D) has become an inevitable function in most manufacturing companies in order to develop their own product niches for their survival in the prevailing highly completive market environment. Research and development f[...]
Author Start Your Own
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Abstract: Research and development (R&D) activities are fundamental drivers of value creation in today’s technology-based Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs). Seemingly, a successful R&D is a task of innovation processes and development of R&D networks with allied companies. There is a perceived lack of understanding regarding the importance of SMEs and their need to continuously enhancing their technological capabilities for the purpose of establishing them in dominant market positions. This ar[...]
The relationship with economy
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
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WWW.ICTM.IR Benefits and Pitfalls of Virtual R&D Teams: An Empirical Study
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
In this paper, advantages and drawbacks of virtual teams in research and development (R&D) are studied. With the globalization of commercial practices and advances in information and communication technologies, increasing numbers of enterprises are establishing cross-functional, geographically distributed virtual teams. Virtual teams in R&D are designed to access external resources and knowledge to maximize the competitive advantage from limited labor and resources. A survey has been conducted o[...]
A Conceptual Model of Virtual Product Development Process
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
Abstract – In today’s dynamic marketplace, companies are under strong pressure to introduce new products for long-term survival with their competitors. Besides, every company cannot cope up progressively or immediately with the market requirements due to knowledge dynamics being experienced in competitive milieu. Increased competition and reduced product life cycles put force upon companies to develop new products faster. In response to this pressing need there should be some new approach compat[...]
Virtual Teams and Management Challenges
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
As a result of globalization and advances in information and communication technologies, the increased use of virtual teams in business has become prominent. In the competitive environment companies are obliged to produce more rapidly, more effectively and more efficiently. It is necessary for them to put together different capabilities and services with the goal, through cooperation between suppliers and customers, service providers and scientific institutions to achieve firm’s objective with h[...]
Virtual Environments Innovation and R&D Activities: Management Challenges
Thursday, 5 December, 2013 8:59 PM
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