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Knowledge Coordination in Distributed Software Management: an Analysis of breakdowns in Multimodal Virtual Meetings

John Stouby Persson, Lars Mathiassen
2012 European Conference on Information Systems  
As a result, we offer theoretical propositions that explain how distributed software managers can deal with communication breakdowns and effectively coordinate knowledge through multimodal virtual meetings  ...  Software organizations are increasingly relying on cross-organizational and cross-border collaboration, requiring effective coordination of distributed knowledge.  ...  practices affect knowledge coordination in virtual meetings among distributed software management?  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/PerssonM12 fatcat:c54msqaamfaprmlv7hplebif4y

Virtual Management: A Cross-Section Of The Management Process Illustrating Its Fundamental Functions Of Planning, Orga-nizing, Leading And Controlling In A New Era Organization

Vlado Dimovski, Sandra Penger
2011 Journal of Business & Economics Research  
Therefore, the paper focuses on the new paradigm of virtual management, and enlightens different theoretical views of the 21st century organization.  ...  New solutions in information and communication technologies are constantly emerging in the forefront, changing and re-defining the current content of management.  ...  The importance of knowledge as a resource is increasing, in comparison to traditionally recognized resources (financial, material), at the same time new technologies and techniques for knowledge management  ... 
doi:10.19030/jber.v1i10.3058 fatcat:m3xl2eiaxzfj7kszhkdak7vk7y

Virtual Teams And Management Challenges

Nader Ale Ebrahim
2011 Zenodo  
Virtual teams are growing in popularity [1] and many organizations have responded to their dynamic environments by introducing virtual teams.  ...  Collaboration is becoming increasingly important in creating the knowledge that makes business more competitive.  ...  Virtual Teams Definition This era is growing popularity for virtual team structures in organizations [1, 5] . Martins et al.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.185825 fatcat:mfrwnzlqqrcdzlmm42qio3tpfu

Investigating Multimodal Communication in Virtual Meetings: The Sharing of Dynamic Representations

John S. Persson, Lars Mathiassen
2014 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
To manage distributed work, organizations increasingly rely on virtual meetings based on multimodal, synchronous communication technologies.  ...  However, despite technological advances, it is still challenging to coordinate knowledge through these meetings with spatial and cultural separation.  ...  Taken together, these findings suggest synchronicity may help managers overcome the challenges related to coordinating knowledge in distributed organizations.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03479 fatcat:iu32sn6stjfa7a4xsaccyrv7hm

Ale Ebrahim, N., Ahmed, S., & Taha, Z. (2011). Virtual Teams and Management Challenges. Academic Leadership Journal, 9(3), 1-7

Nader Ale Ebrahim, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Zahari Taha
2012 Figshare  
Virtual teams are growing in popularity [1] and many organizations have responded to their dynamic environments by introducing virtual teams.  ...  Collaboration is becoming increasingly important in creating the knowledge that makes business more competitive.  ...  Virtual Teams Definition This era is growing popularity for virtual team structures in organizations [1, 5] . Martins et al.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.103356.v1 fatcat:7loxy6x46bh7pa5ae3blk4rxge

Understanding seeking from electronic knowledge repositories: An empirical study

Atreyi Kankanhalli, Bernard C.Y. Tan, Kwok-Kee Wei
2005 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Framework for Coordination in Global Virtual Teams", Information Resources Management Association International Conference, New Orleans, U.S.A  ...  Wei (2002) , "Managing Knowledge Workers: A Technological Perspective", Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 1(1), 1-9. • Lee, C.M., and A.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20219 fatcat:zsh2gohs2fhanmoqok6724i7l4

Utilizing knowledge context in virtual collaborative work

Hyung Jun Ahn, Hong Joo Lee, Kyehyun Cho, Sung Joo Park
2005 Decision Support Systems  
Despite the importance of contextual information, there has been limited support for utilizing context in current knowledge management and collaborative systems.  ...  This paper presents a knowledge context model, called KC-V, which facilitates the use of contextual information in virtual collaborative work.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the help from Jeesun Kim, an alumna of KAIST, who participated in the development of VWSS.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2004.03.005 fatcat:rnavbmbl6fe3fadtlcjwzfa3aq

Decision Making Process Approach for Choosing the Adequate ICT Tool in Virtual Teams

Anca Draghici, Cosmina Carmen Aldea, George Draghici
2013 International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals  
The ICT tools functionalities have been developed to better satisfy virtual teams requirements related to knowledge management activities.  ...  Actual business process activities are done in virtual space by teams that are building, exploiting an adequate collaborative environment.  ...  (created by the organization extension boundaries) for the global business management.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jhcitp.2013040105 fatcat:rkxe3tvkajfuffjhdrv436ussu

Virtual Teams: Opportunities and Challenges for e-Leaders

Snellman Carita Lilian
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
In consequence, organizations strive for competitive advantages through downsizing, subcontracting, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and other collaborative and network-based alternatives which are  ...  In the globalized world with crucial technological changes, leaders are facing unforeseen opportunities as well as challenges while striving to reach their objectives.  ...  Coordinating technologically mediated communication within teams may generate problems related to misunderstandings, information diffusion, and knowledge management.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.12.972 fatcat:eh3gpkxfcvdtdof7xxhmhoycje

The Role of Virtual Collaboration and Social Capital In the Development of New Products (Case Study: Use of Yammer in XYZ Company)

Elissa Dwi Lestari
2015 APMBA (Asia Pacific Management and Business Application)  
Advances in technology enable and facilitate the organization to collaborate virtually.  ...  In addition, cultural factors, also limits the success of virtual collaboration as means for information distribution at lower levels of the organization.  ...  Note on Contributor Elissa Dwi Lestari is student Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia majoring in Strategic Management and at phase of compliting her degree for Magister Science  ... 
doi:10.21776/ub.apmba.2015.004.02.3 fatcat:z6lgiezdrrhsxbi34rydfzxeui

Knowledge management for a virtual organization

Jingyong Wang, Fumin Liu
2011 2011 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Management Science and Electronic Commerce (AIMSEC)  
This article, which also has a nature of a review, presents issues of knowledge management in virtual organizations.  ...  The first part of the article describes the concept of virtual organizations, while the second contains the definitions, conditions and problems of knowledge management in this type of enterprises.  ...  Knowledge management in virtual organizations is of particular importance due to the fact that knowledge as intangible capital is more important for them than for traditional organizations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aimsec.2011.6010954 fatcat:pvdnvhe7fngj7htvc6catyv2jm

The Establishment of the School of Virtual Education at the University of Dodoma in Tanzania: Personal Experience and Reflections

Justinian Anatory
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The first two Departments are for capacity building while the third is for technology enhanced teaching and learning, online teaching and learning and instructional design for virtual delivery.  ...  Technology (DoCEMT), Department of Virtual Educational Technologies and Applications (DoVETA) and Department of Virtual Education Delivery (DoVED).  ...  The Knowledge Management section was assigned to manage content, coordinate the storage and distribute to the training section.  ... 
doi:10.5120/20232-2164 fatcat:5h554kmvqnczjlkq7iobhllgre

The world of autonomous distributed systems [chapter]

Frances Brazier
2008 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
From the perspective of the users, as participants in such distributed systems, the precise technology is not of importance. The implications of the use of the technology is.  ...  Load balancing, crisis management, swarm applications, supply change management, energy management, data center management, traffic management, recommender systems, are examples of domains in which one  ...  Acknowledgments The author is grateful to the IIDS group and Martijn Warnier, in particular, for their contributions to this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74930-1_1 fatcat:awapxqzg2za6bgty3nhah74sle

An Exploratory Investigation of the Development of Mutual Knowledge in Global Virtual Project Teams

Alanah J. Davis, Deepak Khazanchi
2008 European Conference on Information Systems  
Our results show that transactive memory theory is an important theoretical lens for explaining mutual knowledge development in VPTs and virtual organizations.  ...  The use of virtual project teams (VPTs) is increasingly prevalent in organizations today.  ...  Another area of interest in this regard is to develop a better understanding of how mutual knowledge develops through the dimensions of transactive memory (specialization, credibility, and coordination  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/DavisK08 fatcat:d6fum7r45zfgjcchvayaoddhku

Virtual organization: specifics of creation of personnel management system

Juozas Merkevičius, Vida Davidavičienė, Jurgita Raudeliūnienė, Jan Buleca
2015 E & M Ekonomie a Management  
Goal of the research was to construct a model of personnel management of virtual organization that create possibilities to manage geographically dispersed personnel using information technologies.  ...  In organizing business activities under current globalization trends and adapting personnel management by network model, implementation of these priorities should be foreseen by formed virtual organizations  ...  of information technologies for personnel management.  ... 
doi:10.15240/tul/001/2015-4-014 fatcat:4tyyuinj7zenho6yhl2y25tb3m
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