Virtual teams become increasingly common in today’s business environment. Please conduct your your own research, reflect on your own experience – where appropriate and answer the following questions:
1. Please identify the main challenges when working in Virtual Teams and discuss the most effective ways to increase engagement and involvement levels and support high performance in such teams. Please provide examples and use appropriate in text citations to support your answers.
2. How Covid – 19 crisis affected virtual teams’ collaboration? What are the skills needed today for leaders to lead and motivate cross cultural and virtual teams?
Deadline: Wednesday 12 May, 14:00 CEST
Word Limit: 2000
Both questions carry equal marks Suitable Reference System: Harvard
Credit will be given for evidence of:
· Library/Internet based research. Try to use a mixture of resources – books, articles as well as the internet.
· Understanding of the issues raised by the questions.
· Concise and clear presentation. Acknowledge any quotes, ideas or arguments that are not your own using the Harvard system. Include a list of references.
· Originality and a critical and questioning approach. It is important to be objective and to support statements with evidence.
· A logical structure and well-argued conclusion.