publication . Thesis . 2016

The Generational Impact in Virtual Teams

Ferrara, Samuel Joseph;
Open Access
  • Published: 20 Apr 2016
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The world of today allows groups of people who are geographically-distributed to communicate through information and communication technologies (ICTs). In the workplace, these geographically-distributed teams are referred to as virtual teams. Quantifying and understanding issues in virtual teams has been a focus of research for the past two decades. This thesis aims to quantify generational differences between the Millennials and the Baby Boomers in the context of virtual teams in the engineering and construction sectors. This thesis consists of two studies. The first study broadly focuses on generational differences in regards to cultural, temporal, and technol...
Subjects
free text keywords: Virtual Teams, Generations, Culture, Time Zones, Information and Communication Technologies
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