Remote Work and Collaboration: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 152251919X
  • ISBN-13: 9781522519195
  • DDC: 331.25
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 748 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

The implementation of teleworking has enhanced the workforce and provided more flexible work environments. This not only leads to more productive workers, but it allows for a more diverse labor force. This book examines the benefits and challenges of working with telecommuting associates in the modern work environment. Including innovative studies on unified communications, data sharing, and job satisfaction, this multi-volume book is an ideal source for academicians, scientists, business entrepreneurs, practitioners, managers, and policy makers actively involved in the contemporary business industry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Business and Enterprise.
1: Employee Acceptance and Use of Unified Communications and Collaboration in a Cross-Cultural Environment.
2: An Empirical Evaluation of Information Sharing Between Australia-Singapore Beef Organisations in Light of Trust and ICT Diffusion.
3: Fostering Social Innovation through E-Collaboration.
4: Exploring the Barriers to Electronic Collaboration.
5: Electronic Collaboration in Strategic Decision-Making Processes: An Application in a Global Leading Company.
6: Internet Based Collaboration Tools.
7: E-Collaboration at Celadon Trucking Services.
8: Application of Collaboration Technology to Manage Diversity in Global Virtual Teams: The ThinkLet-Based CE Approach.
9: Mapping the Workspace of a Globally Distributed “Agile” Team.
10: Management Skills and Capabilities in an Era of Technology Disruption.
11: Managing “Virtuality”: An Integrated Model for the Implementation and Management of Virtual Teams.
12: Skill Building for Virtual Teams.
13: Collaborative Technology and Dimensions of Team Cognition: Test of a Second-Order Factor Model.
14: A New Way of Working: Flexibility and Work-Life Balance in the Accounting Profession in Australia.
15: Managing Effectively in Virtual Work Contexts: An Empirical Study.
16: The Social Relations of Anywhere Working: Major Themes and Meanings.
17: Working Anywhere and Working Anyhow? A Tension-Based View on ICT and the Coordination of Work.
18: Telework: Exploring the Link Between Disability, Work/Family Balance, and Flexibility.
Education.
19: Collaboration via Technology as a Means for Social and Cognitive Development within the K-12 Classroom.