The Effects of Leader-Member Exchange on Member Performance in Virtual World Teams

  title={The Effects of Leader-Member Exchange on Member Performance in Virtual World Teams},
  author={Samuel H. Goh and Molly McLure Wasko},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Syst.},
Understanding the role of leadership in virtual world teams may help shed light on how to manage synchronous and highly interdependent work activities. Based upon leader-member exchange (LMX) theory, we propose that the relationship between a leader and a team member (LMX) influences 1) the degree to which a team member is allocated resources by the leader (empowerment and group assignments), 2) the degree to which a team member develops relational resources with the team (trust, obligation… Expand
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