Communication and Information Technologies have rapidly changed the process of team formation and collaboration in organizations by extending the geographical boundaries of the workplace (Ahuja and Carley, forthcoming). The ability to form virtual teams that communicate and coordinate their activities using information technology (IT) continues to increase as an organizational form.
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