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dc.contributor.authorJohnson, Kurt
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-12T21:23:44Z
dc.date.available2020-11-12T21:23:44Z
dc.date.issued2010-01-01
dc.identifier.other12341350
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/73721
dc.description.abstractThere are countless books, articles, and resources available which attempt to identify the competencies and qualities of effective leaders. Traditionally, leaders have been at the center of a community, be it work, church, or social groups. In these communities, face-to-face meetings and close personal interaction have dominated the way leaders interact with their members. However, with the advent of the internet and the host of communication tools that followed, teams today are becoming increasingly dispersed and diverse. Studies are now being done to understand how leadership has or should evolve in order to meet the changing needs and demands of these new and different communities. Some argue that leadership in the virtual environment is simpler as fewer tools are available to virtual leaders. Others may argue that access to fewer tools makes virtual leadership more complex and challenging than traditional leadership. This paper will explore leadership in virtual settings and how it’s changing as more teams move away from traditional team environments. I’ll review the responsibilities and roles of virtual leaders in an effort to better highlight the core competencies needed in today’s virtual settings. I’ll also look at competencies required of global virtual leaders and I’ll address how these competencies can be cultivated to ensure leaders are more effective in leading teams in these new environments.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectvirtual leadership
dc.subjectleadership
dc.subjectvirtual
dc.subjectcompetencies
dc.subjectleadership development
dc.subjectglobal virtual leaders
dc.subjectinformation richness
dc.subjectface-to-face
dc.subjecttrust
dc.subjectsocial interaction
dc.subjectvalues
dc.subjectgoals
dc.subjectvirtual team
dc.subjectdiversity
dc.subjectcommunication
dc.subjectcompetencies
dc.subjectglobal leaders
dc.subjectculture
dc.subjectfeedback
dc.subjectleadership development
dc.subjecttechnology
dc.subjectteam trust
dc.subjectlearning and development
dc.subjectlearning
dc.subjectvirtual environment
dc.titleVirtual Leadership: Required Competencies for Effective Leaders
dc.typereport
dc.description.legacydownloadsVirtual_Leadership.pdf: 1232 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020.
local.authorAffiliationJohnson, Kurt: Cornell University


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