Cultural implications of collaborative information technologies (CITs) in international online collaborations and global virtual teams

Bolanle A. Olaniran, David A. Edgell

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Abstract

This chapter introduces and explains some critical issues regarding Cultural Implications of Collaborative Information Technologies (CITs) in International Online Collaborations and Global Virtual Teams. This chapter attempts to addresses some of the cross-cultural issues in international online collaboration, which include but are not limited to language, culture, trust, and technology along with the implications for organizational virtual collaboration. The chapter also provides useful recommendations and strategies for improving international online virtual collaboration with CMC.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices
PublisherIGI-Global
Pages120-136
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781599048932
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

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