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By Rachel Bjerstedt
How do virtual teams contribute toinnovation? Virtual teams differ from traditional teams at least on two  characteristic...
Types of Virtual Teams Networked Teams Parallel Teams Project or Product Development Teams Work, Functional, or Produc...
Focus of Virtual Team Research(Powell, Piccoli and Ives 2004)
Myth: Virtual Team Member don’tNeed Attention Performance Management & Coaching    Develop team’s visions, mission, and ...
ReferencesLeede. J., Kraan , K., Hengst, M., & van Hooff, M., (2008) Conditions for innovation          behaviour of virtu...
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Organizational model for innovation & virtual teams

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Organizational model for innovation & virtual teams

  1. 1. By Rachel Bjerstedt
  2. 2. How do virtual teams contribute toinnovation? Virtual teams differ from traditional teams at least on two characteristics:  geographical dispersion  technology-mediated communication Advantages of Virtual Teams  increased productivity,  better knowledge sharing and  cost savings by using less office space. Disadvantages of Virtual Teams  poor collaboration & distrust, increased stress,  work-life imbalance  technological problems. (Leede. J., Kraan , K., Hengst, M., & van Hooff, M., 2008)
  3. 3. Types of Virtual Teams Networked Teams Parallel Teams Project or Product Development Teams Work, Functional, or Production Teams Service Teams Management Teams Action Teams (Duarte, D., & Tennant Snyder, N., 2006)
  4. 4. Focus of Virtual Team Research(Powell, Piccoli and Ives 2004)
  5. 5. Myth: Virtual Team Member don’tNeed Attention Performance Management & Coaching  Develop team’s visions, mission, and strategy  Negotiate accountabilities of Team Members  Identify results oriented performance Measures Individual Performance & Coaching  Provide Timely Feedback  Interact on a Regular Basis  Adapt to Cross-Cultural differences (Duarte, D., & Tennant Snyder, N., 2006)
  6. 6. ReferencesLeede. J., Kraan , K., Hengst, M., & van Hooff, M., (2008) Conditions for innovation behaviour of virtual team members: a ‘high-road’ for internationally dispersed virtual teams. The Journal of E-working. Pages 22-46, Vol 2, retrieved from http://www.inderscience.com/www/info/ijwi/art/tjew2103.pdfPowell, Piccoli and Ives (2004) Virtual teams: a review of current literature and directions for future research. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems - Winter Vol. 35, issue 1, 2004.) Retrieved from Wikimedia at http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/45/Diagram_of_the_foc us_of_virtual_team_research_%28Powell%2C_Piccoli_and_Ives%2C_2004%2 C_p.8%29.pngDuarte, D., & Tennant Snyder, N., (2006) Mastering virtual teams: strategies, tools, and techniques that succeed. 3rd Edition. Retrieved from Google Books at http://books.google.com/books?id=e0DTT2DKOScC&lpg=PR10&ots=g3Jju7x 7xG&dq=types%20of%20virtual%20teams&lr&pg=PA5#v=onepage&q=types %20of%20virtual%20teams&f=true

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