Virtual Team Leadership and Collaborative Engineering Advancements, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605661112
  • ISBN-13: 9781605661117
  • DDC: 658.4022
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Addresses a range of e-collaboration topics, with emphasis on virtual team leadership and collaborative engineering. Presents a blend of conceptual, theoretical, and applied chapters.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in E-Collaboration Book Series (AECOB).
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Emerging Issues and Debate.
Vive la Différence: Communicating Across Cultural Boundaries in Cross-Gender Online Collaborative Discussions.
Toward an Organizational View of E-Collaboration.
The Drivers for the Adoption and Use of M-Services: A Consumer Perspective.
A Comparative Analysis of E-Collaboration Research Funding in the European Union and the United States.
Virtual Team Leadership.
Perceived Behaviors of Emergent and Assigned Leaders in Virtual Groups.
Supporting Facilitators in Communities of Practice via Design and Technology.
Virtual Team Leadership: Perspectives from the Field.
Web-Based Template-Driven Communication Support Systems: Using Shadow netWorkspace to Support Trust Development in Virtual Teams.
Exploring the Virtual Team Leaders' Perspective: Efficient Work Roles and Leadership Functions.
Leadership and Performance in Virtual Teams: Exploring Brokerage in Electronic Communication.
Collaborative Production and Engineering.
Intelligent Agents for Supporting Supply Chain Collaborative Technologies.
Collaborative Engineering for Enhanced Producibility by Ontology-Based Integration of Design and Production.
An Ontology-Based Competence Model for Collaborative Design.
Functional Product Development Challenges Collaborative Work Practices.
Managing Operational Business Processes with Web-Based Information Technologies.
Vision, Trends, Gaps and a Broad Roadmap for Future Engineering.
Advanced Conceptual and Theoretical Issues.
The Ape that Used E-Mail: An Evolutionary Perspective on E-Communication Behavior.
Metaphors for E-Collaboration: Nonprofit Theatre Web Presence.
User Satisfaction with E-Collaborative Systems.
Organizational Sense of Community and Listserv Use: Examining the Roles of Knowledge and Face-to-Face Interaction.
Agile IT Outsourcing.
Applying Pattern Theory in the Effective Management of Virtual Projects.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.