Emerging E-Collaboration Concepts and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599043955
  • ISBN-13: 9781599043951
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 330 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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The range of topics covered in this eBook are broad and representative of the state-of-the-art discussion of conceptual and applied e-collaboration issues. Business organizations in the last 10 years have increasingly relied on distributed collaborative processes to maintain their competitiveness.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Emerging E-Collaboration Concepts and Applications Table of Contents.
1: Conceptual and Methodological Issues.
2: A Discussion of Key Conceptual Elements of E-Collaboration.
3: Featuring Technology in Studies of E-Collaboration Technology Effects.
4: Research Challenges for Integration of E-Collaboration Technologies.
5: Collaborative Sensemaking Support: Progressing from Portals and Tools to Collaboration Envelopes™.
6: Action Research and its Use in E-Collaboration Inquiry.
7: Applied Research and Challenges.
8: The Role of Structured Conflict and Consensus Approaches in Virtual Team Strategic Decision Making.
9: E-Collaboration in Distributed Requirements Determination.
10: Innovation Diffusion and E-Collaboration: The Effects of Social Proximity on Social Information Processing.
11: Internet-Based Customer Collaboration: Dyadic and Community-Based Modes of Co-Production.
12: Patterns in Electronic Brainstorming: The Effects of Synergy, Social Loafing, and Time on Group Idea Generation.
13: Research Syntheses and Debate.
14: Are We Genetically Maladapted for E-Collaboration?.
15: Propositions for Cognitive Support of E-Collaboration.
16: A Meta-Analysis of Group Size Effects in Electronic Brainstorming: More Heads Are Better than One.
17: Virtual Teams: What We Know, What We Don't Know.
18: Deceptive Communication in E-Collaboration.
About the Authors.