Managing distance by interdependence: Goal setting, task interdependence, and team-based rewards in virtual teams

  title={Managing distance by interdependence: Goal setting, task interdependence, and team-based rewards in virtual teams},
  author={G. Hertel and U. Konradt and B. Orlikowski},
  journal={European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology},
  pages={1 - 28}
  • G. Hertel, U. Konradt, B. Orlikowski
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
  • Virtual teams, i.e., work groups in which members collaborate from distant locations predominantly based on electronic communication media, are increasingly introduced in organizations due to new opportunities of electronic communication media and recent trends of globalization and teamwork. Among the main challenges of virtual teams is the maintenance of high work motivation due to reduced face-to-face interaction. The current study examined whether these motivational challenges can be… CONTINUE READING
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