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Making the Team: A Guide for Managers by Leigh L. Thompson

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Strategies for Enhancing the Virtual Team

There are a variety of methods for creating rapport among team members. The trade-offs involve money and time. The following methods are used by various companies to address the rapport and trust problem that virtual teams encounter. Few of these methods have been tested in rigorous controlled research. We begin by discussing the most elaborate (and most expensive).

Collaboratory

A collaboratory is the combination of technology, tools, and infrastructure that allows scientists to work with remote facilities and each other as if they were co-located (Lederberg & Uncaphor, 1989). It is a center without walls, in which scientists and technicians can perform research without regard to geographical location. ...

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