eBook Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599048949
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048949
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 733 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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At one time, the office was a physical place, and employees congregated in the same location to work together on projects. The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web, however, not only made the unthinkable possible, it forever changed the way persons view both the office and work.

The Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices compiles authoritative research from 51 scholars from 17 countries, covering the issues surrounding the influx of information technology to the office environment, from choice and effective use of technologies to necessary participants in the virtual workplace.

Key Features:

  • 51 authoritative contributions by 83 of the world’s leading experts in virtual workplaces from 17 countries
  • Comprehensive coverage of each specific topic, highlighting recent trends and describing the latest advances in the field
  • More than 1,700 references to existing literature and research on virtual workplaces
  • A compendium of over 400 key terms with detailed definitions
  • Organized by topic and indexed, making it a convenient method of reference for all IT/IS scholars and professionals
  • Cross-referencing of key terms, figures, and information pertinent to virtual workplaces