The Necessity on November 29, 2016 at 2:38 pm
If you go to the business page of BBC or the New York Times, you can find multiple articles commenting on the evolving nature of the workplace, reinvented workplaces, or about how we live in an overly connected and globalized world.
We are increasingly plugged into our laptops, smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches.
I do not know about you, but I am in graduate school in hopes of realizing my learning and career goals. If the workplace is changing, then I need to gain the skills to adapt to the workplace that I will soon enter.
Research on virtual teams are still in its early stages (Badrinara yanan and Arnett, 2008, Prasad and Akhilesh, 2002). Much of research on virtual teams has not been closely examined. There is still research that is needed to explore the ways to enhance the performance of virtual teams. As we move into the direction of a more globalized world and economic activity crosses borders, it’s important to figure out efficient and productive ways to collaborate across geographical, temporal, and cultural boundaries to work towards a common goal (Acs and Preston, 1997).
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