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Virtual Teams That Work

Creating Conditions for Virtual Team Effectiveness

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Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management & management techniques,
  • Personnel & human resources management,
  • Virtual work teams,
  • Computer conferencing,
  • Communication In Business,
  • Organization Development,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Teams in the workplace,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Development - Business Development,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Business Communication - General,
  • Leadership

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCristina B. Gibson (Editor), Susan G. Cohen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8148820M
    ISBN 100787961620
    ISBN 109780787961626


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