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Uniting the virtual workforce: transforming leadership and innovation in the globally integrated enterprise

By: Sobel Lojeski, Karen.
Contributor(s): Reilly, Richard R.
Publisher: New Jersey John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2008Description: xvi, 203 p.ISBN: 9780470193952.Subject(s): Virtual work teams - Management | Communication - Technological innovation - Psychology aspects | Alienation (Social psychology) | Employee motivation | Organizational effectivenessDDC classification: 658.4022 Summary: Getting to the virtues of virtual. Business is shifting toward large, global networks of employees connected to each other through technology, giving rise to a new phenomenon, Virtual Distance. There are three components of virtual distance: Physical distance (I never run into your colleagues on the elevator anymore).Operational distance (Bob can't access the portal). Affinity distance (why do my e-mails keep offending people?). Virtual distance creates real challenges to innovation, leadership, and overall performance, and companies that know how to manage the impact of virtual distance have a big competitive advantage. This groundbreaking book explores the concept of virtual distance and shows businesses there are definite costs to doing work in a virtual environment. It then goes a step further and offers proven methods for measuring these costs and guidance on managing them.
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Getting to the virtues of virtual. Business is shifting toward large, global networks of employees connected to each other through technology, giving rise to a new phenomenon, Virtual Distance. There are three components of virtual distance: Physical distance (I never run into your colleagues on the elevator anymore).Operational distance (Bob can't access the portal). Affinity distance (why do my e-mails keep offending people?). Virtual distance creates real challenges to innovation, leadership, and overall performance, and companies that know how to manage the impact of virtual distance have a big competitive advantage. This groundbreaking book explores the concept of virtual distance and shows businesses there are definite costs to doing work in a virtual environment. It then goes a step further and offers proven methods for measuring these costs and guidance on managing them.

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