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Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices : Handbook of Research On... - Pavel Zemliansky

Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices

Handbook of Research On...

By: Pavel Zemliansky (Editor), James Madison (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2008
ISBN: 9781599048932
Number Of Pages: 400

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At one time, the office was a physical place, and employees congregated in the same location to work together on projects. The advent of the internet and the world wide web, however, not only made the unthinkable possible, it forever changed the way persons view both the office and work. ""Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices"" compiles authoritative research from XX scholars from over XX countries, 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.

Foundations of the virtual workplace
Gains and losses in the rhetoric of virtual workplacep. 1
Removing space and time : tips for managing the virtual workplacep. 14
Communication in global virtual activity systemsp. 24
Successful communication in virtual teams and the role of the virtual team leaderp. 39
Foundations and applications of intelligent knowledge exchangep. 53
Digital divide redux : why the greatest gap is ideologicalp. 70
Paraworkp. 81
Impression formation in computer-mediated communication and making a good (virtual) impressionp. 98
Telecommuting and the management of the human momentp. 110
Cultural implications of collaborative information technologies (CITs) in international online collaborations and global virtual teamsp. 120
Explaining organizational virtuality : insights from the knowledge-based viewp. 137
The perceptions of collaborative technologies among virtual workersp. 150
Ubiquitous connectivity & work-related stressp. 167
Employee privacy in virtual workplacesp. 183
Accommodating persons with disabilities in virtual workplacesp. 196
Education and training for the virtual workplace
Using cyberspace to promote transformative learning experiences and consequently democracy in the workplacep. 207
Instructional design and e-trainingp. 223
Designing the virtual classroom for management teachingp. 241
Building online training programs for virtual workplacesp. 257
The virtual classroom @ workp. 272
Video technology for academic integrity in online coursesp. 289
Virtual workplaces for learning in Singaporep. 301
Using an information literacy program to prepare nursing students to practice in a virtual workplacep. 317
Preparing for the virtual workplace in the educational commonsp. 334
Tools and environments for virtual work
Technologies and services in support of virtual workplacesp. 346
Writing research into professional e-mail communicationp. 364
New media and the virtual workplacep. 382
Adoption of wi-fi technologies and creation of virtual workplacesp. 395
Using virtual worlds to assist distributed teamsp. 408
Knowledge transfer and marketing in second lifep. 424
Intranets : interactive knowledge management tools of networked communitiesp. 439
Instant messaging (IM) literacy in the workplacep. 455
Supporting collaboration with trust virtual organizationp. 473
Augmented reality and the future of virtual workspacesp. 486
Virtual writing as actual leadershipp. 503
Business proces resuse and standardization with P2P technologiesp. 516
Collaborative writing tools in the virtual workplacep. 530
Distance internshipsp. 544
An international virtual office communication planp. 555
Design and managing of distributed virtual organizationsp. 564
Implementation of virtual workplaces across professions and academic disciplines
Semi-virtual workplaces in German financial service enterprisesp. 570
Implementing client-support for collaborative spacesp. 582
Value, visibility, and virtual teamwork at Kairosp. 595
Plagiarism, ghostwriting, boilerplate, and open contentp. 604
Usability and user-centered theory for 21st century OWLsp. 614
Negotiating virtual identity in an age of globalizationp. 632
Virtual political office where gender and culture meetp. 641
The benefits of using print-on-demand or PODp. 668
Difficulties in accepting telemedicinep. 681
Reconsidering the lay-expert audience dividep. 692
Rapid virtual enterprising to manage complex and high-risk assetsp. 702
About the contributorsp. 710
Indexp. 725
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ISBN: 9781599048932
ISBN-10: 1599048930
Series: Handbook of Research On...
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6  x 4.1
Weight (kg): 2.42