Building and managing teams
There is a plethora of material online and in print that deals with building and managing teams. However, in the global economy, teams are often made up of individuals who are not co-located. Members may be separated by space and time but still be expected to work together effectively. While such “virtual” teams face many of the same challenges that are faced by co-located teams, there are differences in how these challenges are met. Use the information gathered from your background readings to discuss the leadership approach a team and leaders should use to help organize and develop a virtual team.