Some assembly required: leveraging Web science to understand and enable team assembly

@article{Contractor2013SomeAR,
  title={Some assembly required: leveraging Web science to understand and enable team assembly},
  author={Noshir S. Contractor},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={371}
}
  • N. Contractor
  • Published 28 March 2013
  • Business
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Recent advances on the Web have generated unprecedented opportunities for individuals around the world to assemble into teams. And yet, because of the Web, the nature of teams and how they are assembled has changed radically. Today, many teams are ad hoc, agile, distributed, transient entities that are assembled from a larger primordial network of relationships within virtual communities. These assemblages possess the potential to unleash the high levels of creativity and innovation necessary… 

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