Creativity in Virtual Teams: Key Components for Success

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 29, 2004 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
Creativity in Virtual Teams offers a well-researched and practical resource that outlines a new model for attaining high levels of creativity in virtual working arrangements to anyone who designs, manages, or participates in virtual teams. Written by Jill E. Nemiro—an expert in building organizations and virtual teams—Creativity in Virtual Teams provides a valuable tool that takes you beyond mere theory. Within these pages, the author leads you through a series of diagnostic tools, questions for reflection, checklists, and exercises that will help you assess and develop the five key components—design, climate, resources, norms and protocols, and continual assessment and learning—that will foster creativity in your virtual teams. In addition, Creativity in Virtual Teams is filled with illustrative lessons learned from nine highly successful and innovative virtual teams.
 

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Great book that contains valuable information in how to develop a successful team. I highly recommended.

Contents

PART I DESIGN
1
PART II CLIMATE
43
PART III RESOURCES
133
PART IV NORMS AND PROTOCOLS
231
PART V CONTINUAL ASSESSMENT AND LEARNING
267
Appendix How Trustworthiness Was Established
285
References
289
Index
297
About the Series Editors
309
About the Author
313
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Jill E. Nemiro is an assistant professor in the psychology and sociology department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and an adjunct professor in the human resources design masters' program at Claremont Graduate University. She is the coeditor of The Collaborative Work Systems Fieldbook from Pfeiffer.

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