As the economy becomes increasingly global, businesses need employees who can work in teams that cross borders and transcend physical spaces. Connecting with colleagues around the globe via technologies such as web conferencing, social networks, online forums, blogs and wikis is transforming the way we work. But there are many challenges, including technical and human related. Collaboration can be difficult enough when we are working face-to-face with others. But add thousands of miles between, multiple time zones, and diverse cultural groups and it completely changes the game.
In Where in the World Is My Team, fictional character Will Williams shares entertaining anecdotes and practical advice to accustom readers to the challenges of a global, virtual workplace. This easy-to-follow guide, ideal for managers and those interested in succeeding in a global economy, introduces new technologies but focuses especially on the six (6) Key Performance Zones for global team collaboration with briefing report summaries to emphasize key points. Regardless of being new to the virtual global work space or an experienced veteran, you will find a wealth of practical and easy to apply knowledge in this book.
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ISBN 978-0470714294 Publication Date 14-Jan-09 Author Terence Brake Format Hardcover Page Count 238 Manufacturer Wiley