Virtual team collaboration: building shared meaning, resolving breakdowns and creating translucence

  title={Virtual team collaboration: building shared meaning, resolving breakdowns and creating translucence},
  author={Pernille Bj\orn and Ojelanki K. Ngwenyama},
  journal={Inf. Syst. J.},
Managing international teams with geographically distributed participants is a complex task. The risk of communication breakdowns increases due to cultural and organizational differences grounded in the geographical distribution of the participants. Such breakdowns indicate general misunderstandings and a lack of shared meaning between participants. In this paper, we address the complexity of building shared meaning. We examine the communication breakdowns that occurred in two globally… CONTINUE READING
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