Madelyn Flammia

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The purpose of this chapter is to introduce readers to various factors that can affect the management of international virtual teams. In examining this topic, the authors provide an overview of what each factor is, note how each factor can create problems in international virtual teams, and explain how effective management—or informed approaches to managing(More)
In this paper, the definitions of rigid and flexible rotors, the rotor-dynamic analysis procedure, and the design criteria defined in the American Petroleum Institute (API) standard 541 are reviewed and compared to API 684. The definition of the quasi-flexible rotor is introduced, as it is not covered by the standards. The influence on critical speeds and(More)
Global citizens are those individuals who understand the complex and interdependent nature of the world and who take action to address global issues at a local level. Many faculty members recognize the need to prepare students for the demands of global work and citizenship. In this chapter, the author demonstrates how virtual team projects are an ideal(More)
Intercultural Communication: A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges has four parts with a total of 10 Chapters aimed at the general public. The recurring concept used throughout the book is 'mindful communicator', defined as " interactions with members of other cultures in which an individual strives to understand the cultural(More)
There is great value in helping students bridge both cultural and disciplinary divides as we prepare them for the challenges of citizenship in the twenty-first century. This paper describes, Global Perspectives, an interdisciplinary course taught by a faculty member in a technical communication program together with a faculty member in a political science(More)