Ale Ebrahim, Nader and Ahmed, Shamsuddin and Abdul Rashid, Salwa Hanim and Taha, Zahari (2010): Virtual Teams: A New Opportunity to Develop a Business. Published in: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACROSS BOUNDARIES , Vol. Univer, No. Section For Co-curricular Courses, External Faculty Electives and TITAS (6. August 2010): pp. 1-5.
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Virtual teams give many advantages to organizations, including increased knowledge sharing and improve organizational performance. Virtual teams have altered the expectations and boundaries of knowledge worker’s interactions and make a new opportunity to develop the business. In this paper, we present summary results of an online survey. The online questionnaire was emailed by using a simple random sampling method to 356 Malaysian manufacturing small and medium –sized Enterprises (SMEs). The findings of this study show that SMEs in Malaysia are gaining to use virtual teams, and it can be concluded that virtual teams provide a new platform for developing the business in SMEs. Based on the study, we suggest avenues for future research that are important to advancing our understanding of virtual team effects on business growth.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Virtual Teams: A New Opportunity to Develop a Business|
|English Title:||Virtual Teams: A New Opportunity to Develop a Business|
|Keywords:||Collaboration, virtual teams, SMEs, Entrepreneurship, Business development, Survey|
|Subjects:||M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M1 - Business Administration > M11 - Production Management
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M0 - General > M00 - General
N - Economic History > N6 - Manufacturing and Construction > N60 - General, International, or Comparative
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q55 - Technological Innovation
L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L23 - Organization of Production
D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D85 - Network Formation and Analysis: Theory
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O14 - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
|Depositing User:||Nader Ale Ebrahim|
|Date Deposited:||24. Nov 2010 13:38|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 06:49|
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