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    Virtual Teams
    Al-Ani, Horspool, and Bligh (2011) described qualitative aspects of working in virtual teams, often with virtual strangers (Here we sit in our virtual classroom!), ranging from the continued importance of face-to-face communication to an entirely "virtual presence." As discussed in Week 6, a multigenerational workforce presents multiple levels of leadership challenges that have continued to evolve in parallel with the Internet age and the changing dynamics of the modern worker. A leader must still lead despite where teams may fall on the continuum. Does a virtual team benefit or stifle an organizational structure? What are the new leadership toolkits necessary for success?
    To Prepare
    • Review the Learning Resources.
    • Consider the communication challenges that exist in virtual settings.

    ****Post by Day 3 (a description of the benefits and challenges of communicating with co-workers or clients/citizens in virtual settings. Can the problems be avoided or overcome? Use specific examples to explain your response).

    Note: Support your postings with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. Use correct APA formatting for all resources.

    Use a minimum of 200 words for the initial posting and a minimum of 100 words for each response. Use proper APA formatting and include the following: Level 1 headings to define each part of the Discussion; at least two scholarly sources to support your initial posting; in-text citations, as appropriate; and a reference list.

    Must have APA References

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    Virtual teams represent the ability to connect employees through 21st century technology, and they are extremely beneficial for employers as they allow the organization the ability to ensure that they can connect and cooperate regardless of time, space, or location. Therefore, these teams are an additional asset for ...

    Solution Summary

    The expert examines virtual teams learning resources. The new leadership toolkits necessary for success is determined.