List #358 of virtual team success factors

Endless Knots

This one , from Carl Eidson at Wilson Learning, rests on research published in Sloan Management Review this year that reinforces our findings in our 2004 Harvard Business Review article : virtual teams can outperform their face-to-face counterparts.if Keep all team members in close communication. Clarify the team’s purpose and goals. What's to argue with, whether face-to-face or virtual? How the team has access to its clarity is the key here.

Email, bye bye (and your heard it here first)

Endless Knots

And, of course, Harvard Business Review, May, 2004, " Can Absence Make A Team Grow Stronger? ", our jointly written (with Ann Majchrzak and Arvind Molhatra) article in which our study indicated that highly successful virtual teams often ban email because it proves not that useful for true distributed collaboration. Wall Street Journal, Oct 12, 2009: " Why Email No Longer Rules " by Jessica E. Vascellaro.

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What is YOUR history of online facilitation?

Nancy White

In 2004, I took a stab at a more academic review entitled A Short History o f Online Facilitation. Shifts have happened in online facilitation of communities and networks, for learning, teams, communities of practice, for advocacy and action, for games and play.

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez


January 2004, I experienced what some folks would know as a serious wake up call in my life. We all know that plenty of people nowadays are trying to figure out what is the main business value and various benefits of using social computing within the enterprise.

Missing links

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ABSTRACT Face-to-face meetings may be invaluable, but they are not a panacea for the challenges facing teams spread around the globe managers must also prioritize activities before and after these meetings to help team members stay connected. Managing the life cycle of virtual teams. The Academy of Management Executive 18 , 2 (2004), 6--20. Communication and trust in global virtual teams. Situated learning in cross-functional virtual teams.

Enterprise 2.0: Jeffrey Stamps and Jessica Lipnack - Collaborating in the Transparent Enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

He then moved to the BBC World Service and was a key member of the team that launched World Have Your Say, an interactive radio programme with a strong online participation component.

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Are You a Lurker? « Wikwikit´s Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

He analyzed a virtual community called the Whole Earth ‘Lectronic Link (WELL) and found out that most users did not actively participate in its construction. 2004) made interesting findings. link] #wikwikit 2 weeks ago Virtual Team: right now we're working from 4 different time zones: Germany, Chile, Colombia and Turkey! #fb Blog « Win a Cool Wikwikit Mug! Using Components to Found a Start-up » Are You a Lurker? An empty encyclopedia is useless.

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