Chapter 7. Virtual Teams: Collaborating across Distance

  1. Cary L. Cooper Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health3 and
  2. Ivan T. Robertson Managing Director Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology, Manchester School of Management, UMIST Pro-Vice-Chancellor, UMIST4
  1. Carolyn M. Axtell1,
  2. Steven J. Fleck1 and
  3. Nick Turner2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013311.ch7

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19

How to Cite

Axtell, C. M., Fleck, S. J. and Turner, N. (2003) Virtual Teams: Collaborating across Distance, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19 (eds C. L. Cooper and I. T. Robertson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013311.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Lancaster University Management School Lancaster University, UK

  2. 4

    Robertson Cooper Ltd, Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, Mushroom Lane, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK

  2. 2

    Queens School of Business, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, CANADA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470854990

Online ISBN: 9780470013311

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Keywords:

  • virtual teams;
  • co-located and virtual teams;
  • media richness and ‘cues-filtered-out’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background and Chapter Overview

  • Core Features

  • Dispersion

  • Technology-mediated Communication

  • Media Richness and ‘Cues-filtered-out’

  • Nature and Context of the Team

  • Key Collaborative Processes

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Theoretical and Practical Implications

  • Gaps in the Literature and Future Research

  • Acknowledgements

  • References