Corpus ID: 15821875

An Examination of Team Effectiveness in Distributed and Co-located Engineering Teams

  title={An Examination of Team Effectiveness in Distributed and Co-located Engineering Teams},
  author={D. Epstein},
  • D. Epstein
  • Published 2007
  • Student project teams are an important and integral part of many engineering classrooms. This paper examines the socialand task-related dimensions of such colocated and distributed teams. Studies of distributed teams in the workplace observe that members often face social issues of building trust and cohesion that co-located teams do not. It is posited that distributed teams in the classroom must struggle with similar issues, and therefore skew into operating in a task focused fashion. In… CONTINUE READING

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