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Mastering Virtual Teams

Determine which factor is influencing the team dynamics and why.

Pete's team consists primarily of engineers located in different places around the world. His project is important for the company, and senior management provides him with full support. Acquiring resources is never a problem for him. However, Pete's manager keeps asking him to explain why he is doing things in a particular way. Pete's manager also keeps suggesting what Pete's next moves should be. Pete is annoyed with his manager because most of the time, these moves are exactly what Pete was intending to do.

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Pete is the factor that is influencing the team dynamics. He is one step ahead of those in management despite them annoying him to do things a certain way. In fact, he already is doing exactly what they want, but management is not getting it that he ...

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This solution discussed which factors determine team dynamics and the reasons behind it.