Is Anybody Out There? Antecedents of Trust in Global Virtual Teams

  title={Is Anybody Out There? Antecedents of Trust in Global Virtual Teams},
  author={Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa and Kathleen Knoll and Dorothy E. Leidner},
  journal={J. Manag. Inf. Syst.},
A global virtual team is an example of a boundaryless network organization form where a temporary team is assembled on an as-needed basis for the duration of a task and staffed by members from different countries. In such teams, coordination is accomplished via trust and shared communication systems. The focus of the reported study was to explore the antecedents of trust in a global virtual-team setting. Seventyfive teams, consisting of four to six members residing in different countries… 

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