A Review On Virtual Team

948 Words Oct 7th, 2015 4 Pages
Griffith School of Engineering, Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD4222, Australia
This paper presents a review of virtual team. It defines the virtual team, present opportunities in virtual team, discusses its managerial and technological issues, lists the advantages & disadvantages of virtual teams and recommends for the future.

1. Introduction
1.1. Overview of virtual team A virtual team whether across the street or across the world is a team whose members simultaneously work together to a common purpose while physically apart[1].
2. The Literature Review
A virtual team is a team in which its team members work together efficiently more over technology than face to face.Virtual teams gives opportunity to integrate international and multi-disciplinary teams, opportunity to leverage the best resources in an organization on a given project. Virtual team allow individuals or group to collaborate on a project in real time through electronic media. Virtual team is reshaping the way we think and do business. Virtual team is unique as it allows the best and most appropriate expertise to be made available from many locations and even organizations even though they might not meet in person.
In summary virtual team is becoming increasingly common as a means to increase productivity, produce better result, attracts better employees and reduce relocation costs.
3. Opportunities
Virtual teams are usually the best of options due…
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