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Title:
Virtual team leadership and collaborative engineering advancements [electronic resource] : contemporary issues and implications / Ned Kock, [editor].
Published:
Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), c2009.
Description:
1 online resource (xix, 376 p. : ill.) : digital files.
Series:
Advances in e-collaboration book.
Summary:
Virtual team leadership and collaborative engineering bring teams, product engineering, and processes into the 21st century through the use of e-collaboration technologies. These powerful tools accomplish work efficiently and effectively, whether communication takes place only through e-collaboration technologies or in combination with face-to-face interaction. This book addresses a range of e-collaboration topics, with emphasis on two particularly challenging ones: virtual team leadership and collaborative engineering. With contributing authors among the most accomplished e-collaboration, virtual team leadership, and collaborative engineering researchers in the world today, it presents a blend of conceptual, theoretical, and applied chapters creating a publication that will serve both academics and practitioners.
Contents:
Vive la Différence: Communicating Across Cultural Boundaries in Cross-Gender Online Collaborative Discussions / David Gefen, Nitza Geri, Narasimha Paravastu -- Toward an Organizational View of E-Collaboration / Lior Fink -- The Drivers for the Adoption and Use of M-Services: A Consumer Perspective / Patricia McManus ... [et al.] -- A Comparative Analysis of E-Collaboration Research Funding in the European Union and the United States / Ned Kock, Pedro Antunes -- Perceived Behaviors of Emergent and Assigned Leaders in Virtual Groups / Kathryn R. Wickham, Joseph B. Walther -- Supporting Facilitators in Communities of Practice via Design and Technology / Halbana Tarmizi, Gert-Jan de Vreede, Ilze Zigurs -- Virtual Team Leadership: Perspectives from the Field / Laura A. Hambley, Thomas A. O'Neill, Theresa J.B. Kline -- Web-Based Template-Driven Communication Support Systems: Using Shadow netWorkspace to Support Trust Development in Virtual Teams / Herbert Remidez, Jr., Antonie Stam, James M. Laffey -- Exploring the Virtual Team Leaders' Perspective: Efficient Work Roles and Leadership Functions / Udo Konradt, Julia E. Hoch -- Leadership and Performance in Virtual Teams: Exploring Brokerage in Electronic Communication / Johannes Glückler, Gregor Schrott -- Intelligent Agents for Supporting Supply Chain Collaborative Technologies / Walter Rodriguez, Janusz Zalewski, Elias Kirche -- Collaborative Engineering for Enhanced Producibility by Ontology-Based Integration of Design and Production / Fredrik Elgh, Staffan Sunnersjö --

An Ontology-Based Competence Model for Collaborative Design / Vladimir Tarasov, Kurt Sandkuhl, Magnus Lundqvist -- Functional Product Development Challenges Collaborative Work Practices / Magnus Löfstrand -- Managing Operational Business Processes with Web-Based Information Technologies / Ned Kock -- Vision, Trends, Gaps and a Broad Road Map for Future Engineering / Jan Goossenaerts, Frank Possel-Dölken, Keith Popplewell -- The Ape that Used E-Mail: An Evolutionary Perspective on E-Communication Behavior / Ned Kock, Vanessa Garza -- Metaphors for E-Collaboration: Nonprofit Theatre Web Presence / Julie E. Kendall -- User Satisfaction with E-Collaborative Systems / Jeffrey Wong ... [et al.] -- Organizational Sense of Community and Listserv Use: Examining the Roles of Knowledge and Face-to-Face Interaction / Anita Blanchard -- Agile IT Outsourcing / Boris Roussev -- Applying Pattern Theory in the Effective Management of Virtual Projects / Ilze Zigurs, Deepak Khazanchi.
Notes:
Vendor supplied record for IGI received in 2015.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-367) and index.
Restrictions on Access:
Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers.
Other Authors:
Kock, Ned F., 1964-

IGI Global.
ISBN:
1605661112 (electronic bk.)

9781605661117 (electronic bk.)

1605661104 (hardcover)

9781605661100 (hardcover)

9781616924874 (pbk.)
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