Establishing An Effective Electronic Commerce Project Team

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Establishing an Effective Electronic Commerce Project Team
Johnathan Meyers
State College of Florida
ETI 2441: Project Management
Instructor: Frank Clements


Fifty years ago, the concept of social media, cell phones, and the Internet was just being developed. Today, these types of technology are being utilized in all aspects of life. About 40% of the world’s population has access to the Internet that is roughly 3.1 million people (Internet Live States). With so many users able to access the Internet, social media is becoming a popular feature among enterprise ecommerce project teams. In this paper, we will discuss the characteristics of effective project teams; the use of virtual teams within electronic commerce projects, and the affects social media has on electronic commerce project teams. The purpose of this report is to encourage the use of social media within electronic commerce project teams while maintaining the characteristics of an effective project team.

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success."
- Henry Ford

“Smart phones and social media expand our universe. We can connect with others or collect information easier and faster than ever”.
- Daniel Goleman

Introduction Social media has become a tool for communication all around the world. It is changing the way people communicate with each other. Although social media is used in a variety of different contexts, for

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