Decision Making Process Approach for Choosing the Adequate ICT Tool in Virtual Teams

  title={Decision Making Process Approach for Choosing the Adequate ICT Tool in Virtual Teams},
  author={A. Draghici and Cosmina Carmen Aldea and George Andrei Drăghici},
  journal={Int. J. Hum. Cap. Inf. Technol. Prof.},
Actual business process activities are done in virtual space by teams that are building, exploiting an adequate collaborative environment. This is defined mainly by the specific information and communication technology ICT enabled by Internet/Extranet/Intranet. The ICT tools functionalities have been developed to better satisfy virtual teams requirements related to knowledge management activities. In this context, this article presents a brief state-of-the-art of virtual teams' definitions and… 

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