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    Virtual Teams - Business Management

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    1) Analyze the challenges of leading a virtual team? (The top challenges of today)

    2) Evaluate virtual team learning tools used by leaders to enhance communication and productivity of virtual teams?

    3) Evaluate virtual team learning techniques used by leaders to enhance communication and productivity of virtual teams?

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    The challenges of leading a virtual team are low trust, cultural differences, low level of team spirit, lack of personal direct conversations, and no social interactions. The formation and the working of a virtual team create a feeling that each person is working individually. Emails make it difficult to create a spirit of oneness. The leader finds it difficult to communicate across cultures. A short message is adequate for a team member in London but it appears rude to a team member in Korea. The leader finds it difficult to create confidence in virtual members when some of the team members are at the home office (Blaise J. Bergiel, Erich B. Bergiel, Phillip W. Balsmeier, 2008). The leader finds it difficult to convey friendship with his team members. In a face to face team a smile was enough to make a team member feel happy. The distance makes virtual team members lose direction and energy. Virtual team members often located in several parts of the world work for several days without ...

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    This solution explains the challenges for leaders of virtual teams. The sources used are also included in the solution.

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