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Managing Without Walls: Maximize Success with Virtual, Global, and Cross-Cultural Teams by Kevin Wegryn, Colleen Garton

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The Differences between Virtual and Traditional Organizations

A virtual, or remote, company is any company that has at least one team member working remotely. Team members might be working as close as in the same city, or as distant as across oceans and time zones. A traditional company is one in which all team members work in a single office location.

The Traditional Organization

There are, of course, many different types of traditional companies and teams. They operate in different ways, with different management structures and organizational hierarchies. The traditional company might be a large national organization with thousands of employees, or a small start-up with less than ten employees. The company might consist of team members from ...

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