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Date: Feb 21, 2008 

Working With A Virtual Team

The term virtual team refers to a team that, for the most part, is linked through communication that is not face to face—e-mail, voice mail, telephone, videoconferencing, and Internet-based forums. Many of today's teams are virtual to some extent—that is, they include members who are physically separated from their teammates: company employees in global locations, a representative of a key supplier, or perhaps an important customer.

Some teams are entirely virtual; their members rarely, if ever, meet face-to-face. Nevertheless, virtual teams are real teams, and when they perform their missions well, they offer numerous advantages to companies.


  • Working with a Virtual Team
  • Establishing a Foundation for Success
  • Fostering Team Identity and Collaboration
  • Aligning Team Members Through Communication
  • Coaching a Virtual Team
  • Making Technology Decisions
  • Implementing Technology
  • Using Technology for Live Meetings


  • Steps for Maintaining Version Control of Documents
  • Steps for Communicating with a Virtual Team
  • Steps for Laying a Technology Foundation
  • Steps for Creating a Work Plan
  • Steps for Creating a Lending Library
  •   Steps for Maintaining Version Control of Documents


  • Tips for Writing an E-mail Message
  • Tips for Leaving Voice Mail
  • Tips for Making Conference Calls
  • Tips for Sending Faxes
  • Tips for Establishing a Project Web Site
  • Tips for Deciding Which Communication Media to Use

Tools & Forms

  • Contact Information Form for Virtual Team Members
  • Worksheet for Setting Up a Virtual Team
  • Worksheet for Identifying Roles and Responsibilities
  • Culture Check Worksheet
  • Virtual Team Work Plan


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