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Enabling creative virtual teams in SMEs

Thomson, A.I. and Stone, A.L. and Ion, W.J. (2007) Enabling creative virtual teams in SMEs. In: Higher Creativity for Virtual Teams Developing Platforms for Co-Creation. Information Science Reference. ISBN 978-1-59904-129-2

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Abstract

This chapter describes, through four case studies, how a typical small and medium size enterprise (SME) achieved successful virtual team working within their organization. A 'Strategy for Enabling Creative Virtual Teams' encompassing the processes, methods, and tools developed and implemented within the company to achieve this success is presented. Generic and transferable findings drawn from this study aimed at helping other SMEs, form the conclusion of this chapter.