The word virtual conjures up several enticing, but often untrue, images. What is a virtual team and why is the call for virtual teams greater than ever before?
A virtual team, like every other team, is a group of people who interact through interdependent tasks guided by a common purpose. Unlike conventional teams, however, a virtual team works across space, time, and organizational boundaries. Plus, in a multicultural environment, virtuality becomes dependent upon whether the leaders can deal