Virtual Teams: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go From Here?

Luis L. Martins, Lucy L. Gilson, M. Travis Maynard
2004 Journal of Management  
In this paper, we review the research on virtual teams in an effort to assess the state of the literature. We start with an examination of the definitions of virtual teams used and propose an integrative definition that suggests that all teams may be defined in terms of their extent of virtualness. Next, we review findings related to team inputs, processes, and outcomes, and identify areas of agreement and inconsistency in the literature on virtual teams. Based on this review, we suggest
more » ... for future research, including methodological and theoretical considerations that are important to advancing our understanding of virtual teams.
doi:10.1016/j.jm.2004.05.002 fatcat:bgwybwlr2zaididdtzriot5kcy