TITLE

The reality of virtual teams

AUTHOR(S)
Garfoot, Annie; Labrow, Peter
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
IT Training;May2003, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Advances in globalisation and technology are driving more organisations to work across the boundaries of time, location and culture. This means an increasing amount of work is conducted in the context of what Gartner Research has termed virtual teaming — a group of workers who might or might not share a physical location. However, while location can vary, virtual-team participants all share common objectives, accountabilities, and activities. INSET: It's time to lose the clocking-in mentality.
ACCESSION #
9847947

 

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