Exploring Virtuality Within And Beyond Organizations: Social, Global and Local Dimensions

Hardcover | May 9, 2008

EditorN. Panteli

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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 toexperience different forms of virtuality, and in the process our understanding and conception of virtuality changes.

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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 toexperience different forms of virtuality, and in the process our understanding and conception of virtuality changes.

Niki Panteli is Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at the School of Management, University of Bath, UK. Mike W. 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 B...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:May 9, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Acknowledgments * List of Contributors * PART ONE: INTRODUCTION * Challenges of a New Research Agenda--M.Vink&P.Graziano * PART TWO: THEORY AND Rethinking VirtualityNiki PanteliandMike Chiasson * Virtuality: Beyond the Boundaries of Space and TimeKeith Dixonand Niki Panteli * The Role of Shared Practices in Virtual Team Performance Kathy Chudoba andMary Beth Watson-Manheim * An Interdisciplinary approach to analyzing virtuality in organizational team contextsChristin Schmidt,Bryan K.Temple, Ann McCread, Julian Newmanand Susanne C. Kinzler * Building Virtual Cooperation: Guidelines for Effective Performance Velvet Weems-Landingham * Whose Requirements? Possibilities meeting reality in virtual organization in chemicals manufacturingPaul Lewis and Maria Katsorchi-Hayes * Managing Globally Distributed Expertise in Virtual Contexts: A Knowledge Based PerspectiveJulia Kotlarsky,Ilan Orhri, Paul C. Van Fenema and Leslie Willcocks * Identification over Distance: The Case of a Born Global Organization Lin Yan * Playing together in cyberspace: collective action and shared meaning constitution in Persistent Virtual EnvironmentsAnthony Papargyrisand Angeliki Poulymenakou * Becoming Transdisciplinary: Globalizing Virtuality Studies in the Social World Jeremy Hunsinger * Luminal possibilities for global and local in virtuality research and practiceMike Chiasson * Virtuality: Time, Space, Consciousness and a Second LifeDavid Krep * Epilogue: An Agenda for Research and Practice on the Nature of Virtuality Mike Chiasson and Niki Panteli