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Trust and knowledge sharing in diverse global virtual teams

Praveen Pinjani, Prashant Palvia
2013 Information & Management  
Global virtual teams (GVTs) allow organizations to improve productivity, procure global knowledge, and transfer best practice information instantaneously among team members.  ...  Results showed that in GVTs, deep level diversity has a more significant relationship with team processes of mutual trust and knowledge sharing than visible functional level diversity.  ...  The level of mutual trust was found to be positively related to knowledge sharing in global virtual teams.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:tm73lnaeu5gnhcvoljlx5rmrmy

Sharing Knowledge in Global Virtual Teams: How do Chinese Team Members Perceive the Impact of National Cultural Differences on Knowledge Sharing?

Kangning Wei
2007 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
I propose to study the impact of national cultural differences on knowledge sharing activities in global virtual teams.  ...  In phase one, an exploratory case study approach will be used to explore how cultural differences impact knowledge sharing activities in global virtual teams and what kind of other factors that may moderate  ...  However, there has been relatively little empirical research on knowledge sharing activities in virtual teams, especially in global virtual teams, which is the interest of this research.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/Wei07 fatcat:c6u5r4dc35e4zhdfzsieme7urq

Sharing Knowledge in Global Virtual Teams [chapter]

Kangning Wei
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
In this paper, a case study approach was used to explore Chinese perceptions of the impact of national cultural difference (China vs. U.S.) on knowledge sharing activities in global virtual teams.  ...  Issues concerning virtual teams have received considerable attention in both the academic and practical world.  ...  Knowledge sharing in virtual teams is different from traditional face-to-face teams.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73025-7_18 dblp:conf/ifip8-2/Wei07 fatcat:jndrmemp6nh5jkv4tyhzwofycm

Virtual Project Management Of Globally Outsourced IT Projects

Mahesh Raisinghani, Anshu Arora, Erice Baylor, Shelley Brown-Philips, Ceriese Coleman, Kelvin Craig
2010 International Journal of Management & Information Systems  
The existing literature on how globally outsourced information technology (IT) projects are reliant on technology for virtual project management was extended by presenting a new framework for virtual project  ...  This assertion derives from an effort to answer the following research question: How are globally outsourced IT projects reliant on technology for virtual project management?  ...  Knowledge Management/Shared Understanding In addition to establishing trust within the global project team, shared understanding is a critical element for virtual project success.  ... 
doi:10.19030/ijmis.v14i5.7 fatcat:friqmu4z3vcjzfqji5zbiqenom

Exploration of Team Mental Model Characteristics to Identify Opportunities and Hindrances in Global Virtual Teamwork

Liviu Florea, Michael Stoica
2019 Management Revue  
While there is a significant volume of literature that studies teamwork, the research in virtual teams and global virtual teamwork is still developing.  ...  The model is conceptualized as teams' thought processes reflected in their members common knowledge.  ...  Team members can develop and share observations and expectations similarly in face-to-face and global virtual teams.  ... 
doi:10.5771/0935-9915-2019-1-93 fatcat:khz7xbjfsfghndwude7qslwlx4

A Multifold Perspective of Knowledge Sharing and Virtual Teams: The Development of An IMOI Model

Cynthia Sénquiz-Díaz, Maribel Ortiz-Soto
2019 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
Although business tendencies emphasize the core role of teams in the development and implementation of knowledge management strategies, there is limited research on how virtual teams may contribute to  ...  Accomplishing this shift in perspective requires comprehension of the necessary components leading to these opportunities in virtual teams.  ...  Her main research interests are rooted in entrepreneurship, innovation, management and leadership, and international business.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-27242019000200088 fatcat:bwnysnycvjb5zossedkmztqp4q

Managing Geographically Dispersed Teams: From Temporary to Permanent Global Virtual Teams

Tine Hansen, Alexander John Hope, Robert C. Moehler
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Little research has focused on the emergent challenge for organisations to move towards establishing permanent Global Virtual Teams in order to leverage knowledge sharing and cooperation across distance  ...  Originally, Global Virtual Teams were mainly organised into temporary projects.  ...  for their Global Virtual Teams, select electronic media that the team members find "natural" and thereby easy to use, in order to improve knowledge sharing and quality of team outcome.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2143185 fatcat:pgta5ts4mfba7ejqb74lm4b3my

Impact of Structures on Knowledge Contribution in Virtual Organizations

Xi Zhang
2011 International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management  
This paper uses data collected in conjunction with a global virtual team project to empirically examine aspects of adaptive and proactive structuration to contribute to knowledge in this area.  ...  (2) What is the impact on team dynamics, with special attention to knowledge sharing, of the interplay between aspects of adaptive and proactive structuration?  ...  Knowledge sharing dynamics in global multi-cultural virtual teams is surprising complex and volatile but is also susceptible to management guidance.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijabim.2011070104 fatcat:vxhhwmrjc5hzvd33dqtzpqtczm

Back to Basics [chapter]

Robert Tucker, Niki Panteli
2003 Organizational Information Systems in the Context of Globalization  
Based on data collected on eighteen global virtual teams, we challenge the prevailing assumption that global virtual team members experience swift trust.  ...  This paper develops a theoretical framework for conceptualising trust development in this context by taking into account the role of shared goals and power dynamics.  ...  the sharing of knowledge within global virtual teams.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35695-2_6 fatcat:iebt5c6vlzdyvfwzo4bwndjcga


2015 Modern Management Review  
in knowledge sharing.  ...  The purpose of this study is to run an extensive literature review of knowledge sharing barriers in global teams.  ...  The remainder of the paper will first deal with a literature review of knowledge sharing in global teams followed by analyzing barriers in knowledge sharing in global teams.  ... 
doi:10.7862/rz.2015.mmr.61 fatcat:42spl34cjjgbfczb4ltqcwzbqe

Communication Context-Dependent Technology Use in Virtual Teams

Arvind Malhotra, Ann Majchrzak
2009 International Conference on Information Systems  
Global virtual teams (GVT) are increasingly using virtual workspace technology (VWT) which allow for multiple forms of interaction between team members.  ...  co-presence and knowledge evolution.  ...  H2: Global virtual teams with innovation as a task objective will perform better when they use virtual workspace technology for knowledge evolution capture.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/MalhotraM09 fatcat:2mr5ugxyerbl5pr7l52cq4cesq

Global Virtual Sales Teams (GVSTs ): A Conceptual Framework of the Influence of Intellectual and Social Capital on Effectiveness

Vishag Badrinarayanan, Sreedhar Madhavaram, Elad Granot
2011 Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management  
Research evidence suggests that trust develops incrementally in global virtual teams.  ...  In general, research on global virtual teams has produced mixed results on their effectiveness.  ... 
doi:10.2753/pss0885-3134310308 fatcat:ljbzx76olrbmxcfmyoikqybine

Antecedents of Knowledge Sharing in Globally Distributed Software Development Teams

Ananya Upadhyaya, S. Krishna
2007 European Conference on Information Systems  
The key contribution of this study is to view the knowledge sharing process in teams with respect to different dimensions of distributedness, and relational attributes of the team.  ...  This paper presents a conceptual framework and develops testable propositions by identifying team level antecedents of knowledge sharing in distributed work context.  ...  Knowledge Sharing in Globally Distributed Software Development Teams It is important to define knowledge sharing, in the context of distributed software development.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/UpadhyayaK07 fatcat:spvoxmqqqvc3xpghwbttibgyyu

Virtual Competencies and Knowledge Transfer in Global NPD: A Case Study

Päivi Lohikoski, Harri Haapasalo
2013 International Journal of Management, Knowledge and Learning  
In this project, virtual competencies were studied with the use of qualitative methods to assess the most significant issues affecting knowledge transfer in virtual settings in global NPD.  ...  This virtual interdependence, among other issues, presents new challenges for the management of knowledge transfer in global New Product Development (NPD).  ...  Characteristics of Knowledge Transfer in Global NPD It is typical for global virtual teams to rapidly change form and become matrix-managed and culturally diverse.  ... 
doaj:5a1e65e33e5742708344e60b2b442bcf fatcat:khuyypvg3ra2pfpc55uahpb6iy

Designing and Leading Virtual Teams

José Santos
2013 Social Science Research Network  
Properly designed and managed, virtual teams deliver superior performance for an organization and become an important new source of value creation, a key source in a globalizing world.  ...  This implies that we may need to forget a lot of what we know about classic teams while developing new knowledge and skills to design and lead virtual teams effectively.  ...  In the 1990s, as the pace of globalization quickened, virtual teams proliferated.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2290913 fatcat:2uny2vpdy5cgpnwqbzw2g7qplq
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