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A Structurational Perspective on Leadership in Virtual Teams [chapter]

Robert Heckman, Kevin Crowston, Nora Misiolek
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
Building on behavioural leadership theory and structuration theory, we present a two-order theory of leadership.  ...  We propose that effective virtual teams will exhibit a paradoxical combination of shared, distributed first-order leadership complemented by strong, concentrated, and centralized secondorder leadership  ...  perspective on leadership.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73025-7_12 dblp:conf/ifip8-2/HeckmanCM07 fatcat:624mr3fkizdmvo7rt4cnbncmsi

Functional and Visionary Leadership in Self-Managing Virtual Teams

U. Yeliz Eseryel, Kevin Crowston, Robert Heckman
2020 Group & Organization Management  
In this conceptual article, we present a theory of leadership in self-managing virtual teams.  ...  We propose that successful self-managing virtual teams require both types of leadership and that they will exhibit a paradoxical combination of shared, distributed functional leadership complemented by  ...  Leadership in Virtual Teams: Functional Theories of Leadership We turn next to research on leadership in virtual teams.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1059601120955034 fatcat:5imxe4wu5rey7fehvydhavzvw4

Team Members' Perspectives on Factors Affecting Virtual Team Working in Information Technology Consulting Firms

Khemmanit Wattanatinnachot
2021 Asia Social Issues  
This study aims to explore team members' perspectives on factors affecting virtual team working in information technology consulting firms.  ...  In terms of leadership, managers of both virtual teams ensured that work progress was on schedule and maintaining positive leadership attitudes is the key to lead virtual teams.  ...  In terms of leadership, the perspectives of team members were excluded and only two managers offered their viewpoints on virtual leadership.  ... 
doi:10.48048/asi.2022.251656 fatcat:ewiozd4qtvgkrdttjkweu4yzyq

Leadership Effectiveness in Global Virtual Teams

Timothy R. Kayworth, Dorothy E. Leidner
2002 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Specifically, we discovered that highly effective virtual team leaders act in a mentoring role and exhibit a high degree of understanding (empathy) toward other team members.  ...  Professor Kayworth's work has been published in the proceedings ABSTRACT: The trend toward physically dispersed work groups has necessitated a fresh inquiry into the role and nature of team leadership  ...  The problems experienced by the team leaders are not unusual for matrix structures in a virtual environment.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2002.11045697 fatcat:u7lip2zs2zg37ggenk327ynsny

Virtual Leadership in Complex Multiorganizational Research and Development Programs

Gariann M Gelston, Carol Wells, Angela Dalton
2018 2018 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management (CogSIMA)  
The second finding was that the programs focused on applied research, resulting in subteam structures segmented by discipline.  ...  Virtual Leadership in Complex Multiorganizational Research and Development Programs Abstract A 2002 congressional mandate initiated the U.S.  ...  One participant noted the opportunity to publish as the basis for early career members of the team to take ownership and exert leadership. The other  ... 
doi:10.1109/cogsima.2018.8423974 dblp:conf/cogsima/GelstonWD18 fatcat:czrqixh5tng33ftnudsfr2cksm

Leadership in Virtual Organizations: Influence on Workplace Engagement [chapter]

Thomas Kohntopp, Jack McCann
2020 The Palgrave Handbook of Workplace Well-Being  
Bejleri and Fishta (2017) provided a perspective on organization evolution in the context of "brick-and-mortar, click-and mortar, and virtual organization" (p. 275).  ...  This chapter will also present models of leadership and how practical and effective they can be in a virtual platform.  ...  Shepherd and Hagstrom (2015) provide another perspective on converting to or creating a virtual organization.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-02470-3_12-2 fatcat:ox6njgzvz5et3jdpo22gzrddd4

Leadership and Performance in Virtual Teams

Johannes Glückler, Gregor Schrott
2007 International Journal of e-collaboration  
This article explores the structural foundations of leadership and performance in virtual project teams.  ...  In an experimental business case, the article demonstrates the effect of structural brokerage in team communication on leadership and team performance.  ...  The second section develops hypotheses for the effect of network structure on individual and team performance in virtual projects.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jec.2007070103 fatcat:gevs7ubqyfgnri6nhl6ynsz2sq

Emergent leadership: E-leadership implications for virtual education

Ingrid del Valle García Carreño
2014 Revista de Estudios para el Desarrollo Social de la Comunicación  
Virtual teams are comprised of members who are located in more than one physical location.  ...  Literature related to virtual teams revealed a lack of depth in the definitions.  ... 
doi:10.15213/redes.n10.p309 fatcat:psqvzxtaqfdylapswfa3gcgebe

Delegation in Virtual Team: the Moderating Effects of Team Maturity and Team Distance

Suling Zhang, Marilyn Tremaine, Jerry Fjermestad, Allen Milewski, Patrick O'Sullivan
2006 2006 IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE'06)  
Virtual teams are becoming an important work structure in software development projects. However, a number of issues arise due to the complexity and newness of the virtual team context.  ...  This paper provides useful insights for future virtual team leadership research and for organizations interested in developing virtual team leadership.  ...  The paper is structured as follows: first a literature review about delegation in leadership research is presented and three issues related to studying delegation in virtual team context are identified  ... 
doi:10.1109/icgse.2006.261217 dblp:conf/icgse/ZhangTFMO06 fatcat:vph2uxexkfgwhdjyx3wolpwpka

Manifestation of emotional intelligence and Transformational leadership in virtual teams: Case study of Nairobi technology hub
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Ngigi Mburu Lucas
2020 African Journal of Business Management  
The main themes being assessed were manifestation of emotional intelligence in a virtual team and the relevance of transformational leadership skills in leading such teams.  ...  There is also evidence that the individual members of the team under study have common expectations on the leadership skills required for successful management of a virtual team.  ...  (ii) To establish if individual team members have a common view on leadership qualities required in virtual teams. (iii) To explain the role of social intelligence in virtual teams.  ... 
doi:10.5897/ajbm2020.9026 fatcat:p5fsczdgarftpg2quh36hbdqdm

Page 1598 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 90, Issue 5 [page]

2003 Psychological Abstracts  
—Defines the concept of virtual teams, briefly reviews what we know about virtual teams and leadership, and then focuses on key is- sues related to leadership in virtual teams.  ...  Virtual teams rely on computer- mediated communication, and team members have to find ways to deal with leadership using relatively lean media.  ... 

Open plan offices – the response to leadership challenges of virtual project work?

Donatella De Paoli, Arja Ropo
2015 Journal of Corporate Real Estate  
Design/methodology/approach -In a review of virtual team literature, virtuality is defined and its main challenges to project leadership are identified.  ...  Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to explore hybrid work spaces, combining open-plan, team-based offices with virtual work and leadership, in relation to the main leadership and team challenges virtual  ...  We conclude that leadership, in a virtual team, does not rely on a designated leader's behavior or competencies.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jcre-08-2014-0020 fatcat:7jfxwh3vnzakbcyczayylagagm

Virtual Team Leadership

Laura A. Hambley, Thomas A. O'Neill, Theresa J.B. Kline
2007 International Journal of e-collaboration  
The purpose of this study was to improve the understanding of virtual team leadership occurring within existing virtual teams in a range of organizations.  ...  A semi-structured interview format was used to elicit extensive information about effective and ineffective virtual team leadership behaviours.  ...  Virtual teams require Virtual Team Leadership: Perspectives From the Field Laura A. Hambley, University of Calgary, Canada Thomas A. O'Neill, University of Western Ontario, Canada Theresa J.B.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jec.2007010103 fatcat:ghr6ru5dcna3dgs66ehwwofz6u

E-Leadership and Teleworking in Times of COVID-19 and Beyond: What We Know and Where Do We Go

Francoise Contreras, Elif Baykal, Ghulam Abid
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
Similarly, successful e-leadership must be able to consolidate and lead effective virtual teams to accomplish organizational goals.  ...  However, a traditional or no leadership can result in some risks.  ...  The transition from the industrial era to a digitalized business environment led to a shift from a mechanistic perspective to a more organic perspective, where organizations embrace flexible structures  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.590271 pmid:33362656 pmcid:PMC7759482 fatcat:g7bvta7mrvaz5jwrslpkl6bpli

Leading One Another Across Time and Space: Exploring Shared Leadership Functions in Virtual Teams

Shuffler Marissa L., Wiese Christopher W., Salas Eduardo, Burke C. Shawn
2010 Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology  
, particularly in terms of virtual team leadership.  ...  Shared leadership may be particularly important to virtual teams, where team members' separation from the leader and from one another may necessitate the distribution of leadership functions.  ...  First, we provide a review of recent perspectives on shared leadership, virtuality, and distribution, in terms of how they have been defined and the limited research available regarding their interactions  ... 
doi:10.5093/tr2010v26n1a1 fatcat:xfkpywetabdvfdy36yjntmy2na
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