Virtual Vs. Traditional Organizations

852 WordsDec 9, 20144 Pages
Virtual Vs. Traditional Organizations The purpose for this paper is to compare and show contrast between the new virtual organizations and the traditional organizational structures. From meetings, management, to cultural, ideas and planning must be custom build to have a successful end product or result. The intent of this paper is to show the need and value of the different organizations in their true habitat. While the traditional team, consist of individuals working in physical proximity, the virtual team refers to a group of individuals who are separated by physical distance but are united by a shared goal. This one goal, although reached in many different ways, is desperately needed to be the focus of both teams. There needs to be consensus and agreement throughout the entire team in understanding what is the goal, how much risk is there, what skills are necessary, and most importantly, which skills are lacking. In the traditional organization setting, you usually have your team or group of workers housed under one roof. They can easily approach each other at any given time during the work day. Face to face meetings can occur and each member can walk to each other 's offices to ask a question, share an idea, lodge a complaint or deliver a compliment (Perkins). In this traditional style the workers or team still needs to have a clear and concise picture of their direction and the expectation of the outcome or all will be lost. The management of

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