Investigating the impacts of team type and design on virtual team processes

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dc.contributor.author Gibbs, Jennifer L.
dc.contributor.author Sivunen, Anu
dc.contributor.author Boyraz, Maggie
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-13T11:18:40Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Gibbs, J. L., Sivunen, A., & Boyraz, M. (2017). Investigating the impacts of team type and design on virtual team processes. <em>Human Resource Management Review</em>, 27, 590-603. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrmr.2016.12.006">doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2016.12.006</a>
dc.identifier.issn 1053-4822
dc.identifier.other TUTKAID_72531
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/55353
dc.description.abstract While much is known about virtual team processes and outcomes, the literature relies on a variety of team configurations and types (including student versus organizational samples, short-term versus long-term teams, functional versus project-based teams, and teams with various task types) yet has not systematically examined how these differences impact team processes. This is important because much of the virtual teams research has been based on student samples, which are easier to access and control, with the implicit assumption that the findings from student samples will generalize to organizational virtual teams. This manuscript reviews the last 15 years of research on virtual teams and conducts an analysis of team type and study design on a sample of 265 articles. We then analyze several systematic differences based on these factors that are apparent in research in three areas: leadership, cultural composition, and technology use, and develop propositions to guide future research in these areas. Our findings have important implications for future virtual teams research by suggesting that researchers should be more explicit about the biases carried by particular methods and designs and the ways in which they impact our knowledge of the field.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher JAI Press
dc.relation.ispartofseries Human Resource Management Review
dc.rights openAccess fi
dc.rights © 2016 Elsevier Inc. This is a final draft version of an article whose final and definitive form has been published by Elsevier. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.
dc.subject.other tiimit
dc.subject.other virtuaalisuus
dc.subject.other virtuaaliset tiimit
dc.subject.other virtual teams
dc.subject.other impact
dc.title Investigating the impacts of team type and design on virtual team processes
dc.type article
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201709133719
dc.subject.kota 518
dc.contributor.laitos Kieli- ja viestintätieteiden laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Language and Communication Studies en
dc.contributor.oppiaine puheviestintä
dc.date.embargo 2020-01-10
dc.identifier.volume 27
jyx.tutka.pagetopage 590-603
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.hrmr.2016.12.006
dc.date.updated 2017-09-13T06:15:10Z
dc.description.version Final Draft
eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/type/status/PeerReviewed

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