Leadership in the Digital Enterprise: Issues and Challenges: Issues and Challenges (Google eBook)

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Yoong, Pak
IGI Global, Aug 31, 2009 - Medical - 340 pages
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In digital enterprise, individuals use a variety of technologies to assist them in communicating, collaborating, and coordinating their activities across distance and time, enhancing workflow expertise and communications.

Leadership in the Digital Enterprise: Issues and Challenges presents a comprehensive collection of the most current research on various aspects, roles, and functions of digital enterprises. A compendium of latest industry findings and advancements, this Premier Reference Source provides researchers, academicians, and practitioners with useful theories and references in topics such as e-business, knowledge management, and enterprise planning.

  

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Contents

The Nature of Distributed Leadership and its Development in Online Environments
1
Shared Leadership Meets Virtual Teams
15
Leading in a Knowledge Era
28
Governance and Leadership of Knowledge Management
46
Managing in the Time of Virtualness
62
Section 2 Patterns of Leadership Behaviours
76
Knowledge Brokers in Overlapping Online Communities of Practice
77
Enhancing Virtual Learning Team Performance
91
Section 3 Implications for Training and Development
162
The Application of Blended Action Learning to Leadership Development
163
Assessment Strategies for Servant Leadership Practice and Training in the Virtual Organization
181
Online Networks Can Support the Rise of Virtual Leaders
194
Section 4 Additional Readings
215
Leadership in Technology Project Management
216
The Language of Leaders
232
Building Trust in Networked Environments
251

Building Collective Awareness in Virtual Teams
105
Exploring Leadership in ECommerce Adoption in Australian SMEs
118
Patterns of Facilitation in Online Communities of Practice
131
ELeadership Styles for Global Virtual Teams
143
Compilation of References
273
About the Contributors
311
Index
319
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About the author (2009)

Pak Yoong is a professor of information systems/e-commerce at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Professor Yoong teaches in the areas of virtual organisation, research methods, and IS leadership. His research, teaching, and consulting experience is in the facilitation of virtual meetings, online communities of practice, online knowledge sharing, mobile collaborations, and human resource development in information technology environments. [Editor]

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