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Exploring Virtuality Within and beyond Organizations

Social, Global and Local Dimensions


Part of the Technology, Work and Globalization book series (TWG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Rethinking virtuality

    1. Niki Panteli, Mike Chiasson
      Pages 1-17
  3. Virtuality within organizations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Ilan Oshri, Julia Kotlarsky, Leslie Willcocks
      Pages 21-54
    3. Katherine M. Chudoba, Mary Beth Watson-Manheim
      Pages 55-72
    4. Keith Dixon, Niki Panteli
      Pages 170-192
  4. Virtuality beyond organizations

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 293-294

About this book


In recent years, there has been much interest in the 'virtual' –teams, organizations and communities –in management research and practice. As technology and social practices change we have more opportunity to experience different forms of virtuality, and in the process our understanding and conception of virtuality changes.


cyberspace management organization virtual organization

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Bath School of ManagementUK
  2. 2.Lancaster UniversityUK

About the authors

NIKI PANTELI is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and Director for the Centre for Information Management at the University of Bath, UK and the Chair of the IFIP W.G. 9.5 'Virtuality& Society'. 

MIKE CHIASSON is currently a Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University's Management School, in the Department of Management Science.  Before joining Lancaster University, he was an Associate Professor in the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary from 1999 to 2006, and he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the University of British Columbia from 1996 to 1999. 

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