Mastering Virtual Teams: Strategies, Tools and Techniques That Succeed

Mastering Virtual Teams: Strategies, Tools and Techniques That Succeed


By (author) Deborah L. Duarte, By (author) Nancy Tennant Snyder

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  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: Hardback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 175mm x 236mm x 23mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 12 March 1999
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0787941832
  • ISBN 13: 9780787941833

Product description

A first-of-a-kind toolkit for leaders and members of virtual and global teams! Mastering Virtual Teams is the only book that shows you how to successfully assemble the talent you need--no matter where it may reside--to create new products and services.You'll learn how to: **Facilitate virtual team meetings**Track team results**Select appropriate technologies**Bridge cross-cultural boundaries"An important step forward in our fundamental understanding of succeeding in today's global marketplace."David R. Whitwam, chairman and CEO, Whirlpool Corporation"The exercises and tools are immediately applicable and work in any organization or culture."Nikki Adams, director of training, Seagate TechnologyThe authors provide you with specific guidelines, strategies, and best practices that focus on the core competencies of communication, trust, technology, and team dynamics. This resource is an excellent guide to working cross-culturally and cross-functionally across time and distance in an environment where the old rules no longer apply.

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Editorial reviews

Globalisation means that many employees have to operate in teams that are separated by time and distance as well as function and culture, and this requires new competencies and understandings. This book is a practical toolkit for those in virtual teams, both leaders and members. It details the skills necessary to manage the unique dynamics of participation in virtual teams, and offers solutions to the unique challenges of working cross-culturally and cross-functionally. (Kirkus UK)