Can Computer-Mediated Asynchronous Communication Improve Team Processes and Decision Making? Learning From the Management Literature

  title={Can Computer-Mediated Asynchronous Communication Improve Team Processes and Decision Making? Learning From the Management Literature},
  author={Gregory R. Berry},
  journal={Journal of Business Communication},
  pages={344 - 366}
  • Gregory R. Berry
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Business
  • Journal of Business Communication
Effective communication is critical to most organizational processes, including team collaboration and decision making. Face-to-face communication is commonly assumed to be superior to all other forms of communication, yet face-to-face communication does not cope well with organizational constraints such as time pressure or the geographic distribution of team members. A partial answer in overcoming some of these constraints may be computer-mediated asynchronous communication (CMAC). CMAC… 

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