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Virtual Teams and its application in New Product Development, R&D and SMEs

Nader Ale Ebrahim, Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya

Abstract

A comprehensive definition of virtual teams may be taken as: small temporary groups of geographically, organizationally and/or time dispersed knowledge workers who coordinate their work, predominantly with electronic information and communication technologies in order to accomplish one or more organization tasks (Ale Ebrahim et al., 2009). Nowadays, this definition have gained popularity as found in Wikipedia (wikipedia, 2011). Virtual R&D team is a kind of virtual team that concentrate on the R&D tasks and projects (Ale Ebrahim et al., 2011).

Suggested Citation

Nader Ale Ebrahim. Virtual Teams and its application in New Product Development, R&D and SMEs (1 ed). Kuala Lumpur: Academic Collaboration Centre for Publication Promotion, 2013.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aleebrahim/71