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ERIC Number: EJ1179562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jun
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2329-4922
Media Use in Virtual Teams of Varying Levels of Coordination
Aritz, Jolanta; Walker, Robyn; Cardon, Peter W.
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, v81 n2 p222-243 Jun 2018
This study was undertaken to provide a more complete understanding of how the selection of various media in virtual team settings affects student team coordination. A total of 75 teams of 304 undergraduate participants took part in the study. Participants were asked to complete surveys before and after the project. Findings suggest that well-coordinated teams appeared to have anticipated the usefulness of social networking and richer communication channels earlier in the project than less well-coordinated teams. After engaging in virtual teamwork, team members identified rich and social channels as more effective while finding less rich channels to be less effective.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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