The emergence of virtual teamwork represents a dynamic response to globalization, the growth of communication technologies and dismantling of industrial based organizational hierarchies. These developments pose new challenges as the completion of the distributed tasks must be integrated across the barriers of cultural differences, and with fewer face-to-face clues, Virtual teamwork involves demands regarding communication, trust and knowledge. The implications for future work design are immense, and still open for clarification and discussion.
|Title of host publication||Prethinking Work: Insights on the Future of Work|
|Editors||Sabina Jeschke, Frank Hees, Anja Richert, Sven Trantow|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
|Series||Ergonomics / Arbeitswissenschaften|