eCollaboration in Modern Organizations: Initiating and Managing Distributed Projects, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599048272
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048277
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 302 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released March 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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eCollaboration in Modern Organizations: Initiating and Managing Distributed Projects combines comprehensive research related to e-collaboration in modern organizations, emphasizing topics relevant to those involved in initiating and managing distributed projects. Providing authoritative content to scholars, researchers, and practitioners, this book specifically describes conceptual and theoretical issues that have implications for distributed project management, implications surrounding the use of e-collaborative environments for distributed projects, and emerging issues and debate related directly and indirectly to e-collaboration support for distributed project management.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues.
2: The Ape that Used E-Mail: An Evolutionary Perspective on E-Communication Behavior.
3: Metaphors for E-Collaboration: A Study of Nonprofit Theatre Web Presence.
4: User Satisfaction with E-Collaborative Systems.
5: Organizational Sense of Community and Listserv Use: Examining the Roles of Knowledge and Face-to-Face Interaction.
6: Agile IT Outsourcing.
7: Distributed Project Management.
8: Using Computer-Mediated Groups to Improve University Processes: An Action Research Study in New Zealand.
9: Applying Pattern Theory in the Effective Management of Virtual Projects.
10: The Launch of Web-Based Collaborative Decision Support at NASA.
11: Minimizing the Challenges of Risk Management in Distributed IT Projects: The Importance of the Alignment of Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Levels.
12: Project Management Issues in IT Offshore Outsourcing.
13: Emerging Issues and Debate.
14: Hacker Wars: Cyber Warfare Previews.
15: Effects of Leadership Style and Anonymity on Arguments and Intentions Related to Acting Unethically.
16: The Role of Culture in Knowledge Management: A Case Study of Two Global Firms.
17: The Desire for Cohesion in Virtual Teams: Be Careful What You Wish For.
18: Distributed Knowledge Management in Organizations.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.