Corpus ID: 17931589

IT Systems Perspective Virtual Teams and Group Collaboration Technologies : Challenges in Supporting Distributed Groups

  title={IT Systems Perspective Virtual Teams and Group Collaboration Technologies : Challenges in Supporting Distributed Groups},
  author={Charles Steinfield},
Organizations increasingly depend on virtual teams, in which interaction and collaboration takes place among geographically-distributed, and often culturally-disparate individuals. Often these teams are globally dispersed, following the patterns created by multinational firms, global alliances, and international trade. Yet, it is by no means guaranteed that virtual teams will be a success, and participants often find the experience to be frustrating even when work is supported by sophisticated… Expand


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