Leading conversations: Communication behaviours of emergent leaders in virtual teams

  title={Leading conversations: Communication behaviours of emergent leaders in virtual teams},
  author={Fay Sudweeks and Simeon J. Simoff},
  journal={Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
Virtual teams and their leaders are key players in global organisations. Using teams of workers dispersed temporally and geographically has changed the way people work in groups and has redefined the nature of teamwork. Emergent leadership issues in computer-mediated communication are vital today because of the increasing prevalence of the virtual organisation, the flattening of organisational structures and the corresponding interest in managing virtual groups and teams. This paper examines… CONTINUE READING
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