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Title Handbook of research on virtual workplaces and the new nature of business practices / Pavel Zemliansky, Kirk St. Amant [editors]
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2008]
copyright 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 733 pages : illustrations) : digital files
Contents Section 1. Foundations of the virtual workplace -- 1. Gains and losses in the rhetoric of virtual workplace / Pamela Estes Brewer -- 2. Removing space and time: tips for managing the virtual workplace / Christie L. McDaniel -- 3. Communication in the global virtual activity systems / Marie C. Paretti, Lisa D. McNair -- 4. Successful communication in virtual teams and the role of the virtual team leader / Jamie S. Switzer -- 5. Foundations and applications of intelligent knowledge exchange / S. J. Overbeek, ... [and others] -- 6. Digital divide redux: why the greatest gap is ideological / Michelle Rodino-Colocino -- 7. Parawork / Leah A. Zuidema -- 8. Impression formation in computer-mediated communication and making a good (virtual) impression / Jamie S. Switzer -- 9. Telecommuting and the management of the human moment / Alan D. Smith -- 10. Cultural implications of collaborative information Technologies (CITs) in international online collaborations and global virtual teams / Bolanle A. Olaniran, David A. Edgell -- 11. Explaining organizational virtuality: insights from the knowledge-based view / Yulin Fang, Dev K. Dutta -- 12 The perceptions of collaborative technologies among virtual workers / Frankie S. Jones -- 13. Ubiquitous connectivity and work-related stress / J. Ramsay, M. Hair, K.V. Renaud -- 14. Employee privacy in virtual workplaces / Robert Sprague -- 15. Accommodating persons with disabilities in virtual workplaces / Belinda Davis Lazarus --
Section 2. Education and training for the virtual workplace -- 16. Using cyberspace to promote transformative learning experiences and consequently democracy in the workplace / William F. Ritke-Jones -- 17. Instructional design and e-training / Julia D. Sweeny -- 18. Designing the virtual classroom for management teaching / Parissa Haghirian, Bernd Simon -- 19. Building online training programs for virtual workplaces / Christa Ehmann Powers, Beth L. Hewett -- 20. The virtual classroom @ work / Terrie Lynn Thompson -- 21. Video technology for academic integrity in online classes / Judith Szerdahelyi -- 22. Virtual workplaces for learning in Singapore / Kalyani Chatterjea -- 23. Using an information literacy program to prepare nursing students to practice in a virtual workplace / Mona Florea, Lillian Rafeldt, Susan Youngblood -- 24. Preparing for the virtual workplace in the educational commons / Gary Hepburn --
Section 3. Tools and environment for virtual work -- 25. Technologies and services in support of virtual workplaces / Alan McCord, Morell D. Boone -- 26. Writing research into professional e-mail communication / Kirstie Edwards, ... [and others] -- 27. New media and the virtual workplace / Matt Barton -- 28. Adoption of wi-fi technologies and creation of virtual workplaces / Ran Wei -- 29. Using virtual worlds to assist distributed teams / Clint Bowers, ... [and others] -- 30. Knowledge transfer and marketing in Second Life / Peter Rive -- 31. Intranets: interactive knowledge management tools of networked communities / Goran Vlasic, Jurica Pavicic, Zoran Krupka -- 32. Instant messaging (IM) literacy in the workplace / Beth L. Hewett, Russell J. Hewett -- 33. Supporting collaboration with trust virtual organization / Aizhong Lin, Erik Vullings, James Dalziel -- 34. Augmented reality and the future of virtual workspaces / James K. Ford, Tobias H̐Μưollerer -- 35. Virtual writing as actual leadership / James R. Zimmerman -- 36. Business process reuse and standardization with P2P technologies / Jos̐Μưe A. Rodrigues Nt., ... [and others] -- 37. Collaborative writing tools in the virtual workplace / Norman E. Youngblood, Joel West -- 38. Distance internships / David A. Edgell -- 39. An international virtual office communication plan / Lei Meng, Robert Schafer -- 40. Design and managing of distributed virtual organizations / Diego Liberati --
Section 4. Implementation of virtual workplaces across professions and academic disciplines -- 41. Semi-virtual workplaces in German financial service enterprises / Heinz D. Knoell -- 42. Implementing client-support for collaborative spaces / R. Todd Stephens -- 43. Value, visibility, and virtual teamwork at Kairos / Douglas Eyman -- 44. Plagiarism, ghostwriting, boilerplate, and open content / Wendy Warren Austin -- 45. Usability and user-centered theory for the 21st century OWLS / Dana Lynn Driscoll, ... [and others] -- 46. Negotiating virtual identity in an age of globalization / Neil P. Baird -- 47. Virtual political office where gender and culture meet / Olena Igorivna Goroshko -- 48. The benefits of using print-on-demand or POD / Eric Franz̐Μưen -- 49. Difficulties in accepting telemedicine / Mar̐Μưia Jos̐Μưe Cris̐Μưostomo-Acevedo -- 50. Reconsidering the lay-expert audience divide / Michael J. Klein -- 51. Rapid virtual enterprising to manage complex and high-risk assets / Jayantha P. Liyanage
Summary "This book compiles authoritative research from scholars worldwide, covering the issues surrounding the influx of information technology to the office environment, from choice and effective use of technologies to necessary participants in the virtual workplace"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Business process modeling
Collaborative information technologies
Computer-mediated communication
Cultural implications
Digital divide
Distance internships
Distributed virtual organizations
Education in the virtual workplace
Effectiveness of collaborative technologies
Employee privacy in virtual workplaces
Foundations of the virtual workplace
Future of virtual workplaces
Global virtual teams
High-tech labor
Instant messaging in the workplace
Instructional design
Intelligent knowledge exchange
Knowledge transfer
Mixed media opportunities
Online training
Organizational virtuality
Plagiarism of online content
Professional e-mail communication
Role of virtual team leader
Successful virtual communication
Support of virtual workplaces
Transformative learning
Ubiquitous connectivity
Virtual classrooms
Virtual employees with disabilities
Virtual identity
Virtual marketing
Virtual office
Virtual team relationships
Virtual workplace management
Virtual workplace organization
Virtual workplace participation
Virtual writing
Wi-fi technology adoption
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Virtual reality in management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Virtual work teams -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Information technology -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Zemliansky, Pavel.
St. Amant, Kirk, 1970-
IGI Global.
LC no. 2007032054
ISBN 9781599048949 (ebook)
1599048949 (ebook)