Perceived modularity: A case study of a globally distributed team

Elisa Mattarelli, Fabiola Bertolotti, Andrea Prencipe, Amar Gupta
2012 International Conference on Information Systems  
Globally Distributed Teams are being increasingly used by organizations to carry out knowledge intensive work and are often engaged in the development of modular products and services. While modularity is always treated as a given property of products and services, the findings of our qualitative research conducted in a GDT in charge of developing a new software product suggest that team members develop different perceptions of modularity, that, in turn, are related to different perceptions of
more » ... nteractions and team configuration. These different perceptions bring about difficulties in coordination and knowledge sharing.
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