Virtual teams are used by leading companies around the world to address important business problems and to support critical business operations. However, the best ways of providing leadership and managing technological-based change within these teams remain challenges for the practitioner and research communities. In this project, we describe how, as part of a research team, we participated in an Action Research project within a virtual setting. While we gained insights along the way, ultimately the project failed. From this failure, we draw our personal conclusions about what happened and what Action Researchers may do in the future to avoid such problems again.
- Virtual teams
- action research
- learning from failure
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Meister, D.B., Gronski, C.M. (2007). Action Research in A Virtual Setting. In: Kock, N. (eds) Information Systems Action Research. Integrated Series in Information Systems, vol 13. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-36060-7_9
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