Working digitally is the new norm, as the vast majority of organizations now leverage telecommuting and virtual teams throughout the organization. While virtual teams play an increasingly important role in the future of work, it is important to understand how people can work efficiently when working virtually, as well as some strategies for maintaining a highly collaborative, productive work culture when co-workers may not be physically present.
After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
- Define virtual team, and identify advantages and disadvantages of using virtual teams.
- Identify various types of technologies that can help facilitate virtual team work.
- Describe good brainstorming practices.