Effective Virtual Teams for New Product Development

Ale Ebrahim, Nader and Ahmed, Shamsuddin and Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim and Taha, Zahari (2012) Effective Virtual Teams for New Product Development. [Journal (Paginated)]

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At present, the existing literature shows that the factors which influence the effectiveness of virtual teams for new product development are still ambiguous. To address this problem, a research design was developed, which includes detailed literature review, preliminary model and field survey. From literature review, the factors which influence the effectiveness of virtual teams are identified and these factors are modified using a field survey. The relationship between knowledge workers (people), process and technology in virtual teams is explored in this study. The results of the study suggest that technology and process are tightly correlated and need to be considered early in virtual teams. The use of software as a service, web solution, report generator and tracking system should be incorporated for effectiveness virtual teams.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Additional Information:Ale Ebrahim N., Ahmed S., Abdul Rashid S.H., Taha Z. (2012) Effective Virtual Teams for New Product Development. Scientific Research and Essay 7:1971-1985. DOI: 10.5897/SRE10.1005.
Keywords:Virtual teams, collaboration, questionnaires, communication, information, integration, performance, success, cross-functional teams, product development.
Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
ID Code:8269
Deposited By: Ale Ebrahim, Nader
Deposited On:09 Nov 2012 19:41
Last Modified:09 Nov 2012 19:41

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