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Digital workforce management and collaborative engineering carry groups, product engineering, and approaches into the twenty first century by using e-collaboration applied sciences. those strong instruments accomplish paintings successfully and successfully, even if verbal exchange happens purely via e-collaboration applied sciences or together with face-to-face interplay. digital group management and Collaborative Engineering developments: modern concerns and Implications addresses a variety of e-collaboration issues, with emphasis on fairly tough ones: digital group management and collaborative engineering. With contributing authors one of the such a lot complete e-collaboration, digital staff management, and collaborative engineering researchers on the earth at the present time, this booklet provides a mix of conceptual, theoretical, and utilized chapters making a booklet that may serve either lecturers and practitioners.

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Chi and Holsapple, 2005; Kumar and van Dissel, 1996). Bafoutsou and Mentzas (2002) demonstrate that all categories of electronic tools for communication and collaboration address some of the coordination problems created by recent organizational trends, such as decentralization and outsourcing. Learning. E-collaboration may serve as a mechanism for facilitating learning, both individual and organizational, by boosting knowledge creation and sharing processes. Kogut and Zander (1996) view firms as organizations that represent social knowledge of coordination and learning.

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INTRODUCTon Firms are increasingly adopting electronic communication tools to facilitate collaboration among individuals and groups, both within and beyond organizational boundaries. This trend is driven by the motivation of firms to take advantage of the collaborative potential of such tools as discussion boards, instant messaging, and groupware for facilitating communication and coordination without the limitations of time and place. To promote theory development and to provide practical guidelines, substantial research has been conducted to identify the conditions under Copyright © 2009, IGI Global, distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited.

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