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Technology, Work and Globalization

Exploring Virtuality Within and Beyond Organizations

Social, Global and Local Dimensions

Editors: Panteli, N., Chiasson, M. (Eds.)

  • Interest in Virtual Worlds is huge, this is very topical
  • Written by two internationally recognized authorities in the field, with expert contributions
  • Very little competing material, presented in a rigorous yet accessible way
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About this book

In recent years, there has been much interest in the 'virtual' –teams, organizations and communities –in management research and practice. As technology and social practices change we have more opportunity to experience different forms of virtuality, and in the process our understanding and conception of virtuality changes.

About the authors

NIKI PANTELI is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and Director for the Centre for Information Management at the University of Bath, UK and the Chair of the IFIP W.G. 9.5 'Virtuality& Society'. 

MIKE CHIASSON is currently a Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University's Management School, in the Department of Management Science.  Before joining Lancaster University, he was an Associate Professor in the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary from 1999 to 2006, and he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the University of British Columbia from 1996 to 1999. 

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Rethinking virtuality

    Panteli, Niki (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • Socialization in a global context: Lessons from dispersed teams

    Oshri, Ilan (et al.)

    Pages 21-54

  • Shared communication practices and mental models in the virtual work environment

    Chudoba, Katherine M. (et al.)

    Pages 55-72

  • Building virtual cooperation: Guidelines for effective performance

    Weems-Landingham, Velvet

    Pages 73-94

  • Virtuality in organizational team environments: Concept, measurement, and effects in the context of sustainable management

    Schmidt, C. (et al.)

    Pages 95-125

Buy this book

eBook £34.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-59397-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £44.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-20128-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover £42.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-349-29940-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Exploring Virtuality Within and Beyond Organizations
Book Subtitle
Social, Global and Local Dimensions
Editors
  • N. Panteli
  • M. Chiasson
Series Title
Technology, Work and Globalization
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59397-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230593978
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20128-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-29940-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 294
Topics