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Nader Ale Ebrahim

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    "eam Performance Management
    Volume 23, Issue 5-6, 2017, Pages 227-242
    Working separately but together: appraising virtual project team challenges(Article)

    Zuofa, T.aEmail Author, Ochieng, E.G.bEmail Author View Correspondence (jump link)

    aFaculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing, Coventry, United Kingdom
    bCranfield School of Management, Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom

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    Purpose: This paper aims to extend the extant knowledge on virtual teams by examining the challenges of virtual project teams in organisations in Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected through semi-structured interviews. Totally, 20 interviews were recorded, transcribed and analysed. Validity and reliability were achieved by first assessing the plausibility in terms of already existing knowledge on some of the virtual project team issues identified by participants. Findings: The findings from this study confirmed the growing relevance of virtual project teams in highly competitive global business environments. It emerged that some of the challenges identified in the study had some level of congruence with those previously identified from similar studies from other geographical locations. The findings also suggested that challenges in virtual project teams can be linked to the organisation, the project team and the virtual environment or even a combination of all. Practical implications: The present study corroborates the position that managing virtual project teams requires additional efforts to attain their objectives through effective communications and the adoption of appropriate technology. Originality/value: The originality of this study lies in its exploration of virtual project team challenges in a sub-Saharan Africa country (Nigeria). By identifying the challenges associated with virtual project teams, stakeholders will be better able to successfully establish and manage virtual project teams better. © 2
Nader Ale Ebrahim

27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education : AAEE... - 0 views

    "Skills for managing virtual projects: Are they gained through graduate project management programs? "
Nader Ale Ebrahim

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    "Managing virtual teams - theory and methodology
    Managing virtual teams - theory and methodology
    Author(s): Kristian Hadjiev
    Subject(s): Economy
    Published by: Институт за икономически изследвания при Българска академия на науките
    Keywords: information society; knowledge economy; work group; team; SMWT-concept (self-managed working teams); virtual team; indicators and models of team effectiveness

    Summary/Abstract: This paper studies the types of management teams and identifies the essential characteristics of organizational models applied in management practice: work group - team - self-managed work team and virtual team. The focus is put on virtual teams. The key prerequisites, regularities and processes associated with the design and functioning of highly effective virtual teams are analyzed. The indicators of team effectiveness are specified and the factors influencing immediate results are analyzed. The multilateral relationships in the integrative models most cited in the last 20 years are explored not only at the input, but in the process of interaction, as well as the ways to achieve balance and good teamwork between team members. The aim is to find a common theoretical and methodological basis that brings together the fundamental models of virtual team effectiveness."
Nader Ale Ebrahim

Empirical Studies on Innovation Performance in the Manufacturing and Service Sectors Si... - 0 views

    "Empirical Studies on Innovation Performance in the Manufacturing and Service Sectors Since 1995: A Systematic Review†"
Nader Ale Ebrahim

The "virtual team player" - Nov 24, 2016 - 0 views

    "Ale Ebrahim N., Ahmed S., Taha Z. (2009). Virtual teams: A literature review. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3, 2653-2669. Google Scholar"
Nader Ale Ebrahim

"Creating value through virtual teams: a current literature review" by Akemi Chatfield,... - 0 views

    "Creating value through virtual teams: a current literature review"
Nader Ale Ebrahim

Antecedents of Relationship Conflict in Cross-Functional Teams - 0 views

    "Antecedents of Relationship Conflict in Cross-Functional Project Teams"
Nader Ale Ebrahim

Project collaboration quality - multi-partner project integration - 0 views

    "The role of project collaboration quality and knowledge"
Nader Ale Ebrahim

Document :: SPELL - Scientific Periodicals Electronic Library - 0 views

    "Virtual R&D Teams: A New Model for Product Development Other Languages
    Nader Ale Ebrahim
    International Journal of Innovation
    Increased global competitions have urged small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to develop new products faster. Virtual research and development (R&D) teams in SMEs can offer a solution to speed up time-to-market of new product development (NPD). However, factors that affect the effectiveness of virtual teams for NPD are still not adequately verified. This paper presents the correlations between virtual R&D team constructs and virtual team effectiveness by developing a "Virtual Research and Development Team" (ViR&DT) model. The items, which may influence the effectiveness of virtual teams, are taken from the literature. Through an online survey and by application of structural equation modeling (SEM) technique, the proposed model (ViR&DT) has been tested. The results suggest that the process construct is strongly correlated to the effectiveness of virtual teams. Therefore, NPD managers in virtual R&D teams should concentrate on the process of new product development rather than simply equipping the teams with the latest technology or employing highly qualified experts. Further empirical research is recommended to fully explore and appreciate the breadth of application of the ViR&DT model. This paper is a part of my PhD journey.
    Collaborative teams, cross-functional teams, product development, questionnaires, Team performance, Virtual R&D teams
    ABNT Citation:
    EBRAHIM, N. A.Virtual R&D Teams: A New Model for Product Development. International Journal of Innovation, v. 3, n. 2, p. 1-27, 2015.
    APA Citation:
    Ebrahim, N. A.(2015). Virtual R&D Teams: A New Model for Product Development. International Journal of Innovation, 3(2), 1-27.
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Nader Ale Ebrahim

Selecting client's project control strategies in person-to-organization transactions - 0 views

    "Selecting client's project control strategies in person-to-organization transactions"
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