Do you think you have multitasking virtual team members?
Is your vision of virtual workers one of partial attention to work tasks while making an Italian meal, coaching little league soccer, or updating Facebook pages? If so, you probably will issue a schlep back to the office order like the now infamous request from Yahoo’s Marisa Mayer.
No matter what your vision of virtual workers is, due to impressive developments in technology and the need to be more competitive in the market place, virtual workers are becoming an alternative form of organizational structure. I recently spoke with a project manager who had team members in India, Belgium, Africa and China.
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