Virtual R&D Teams: A potential growth of education-industry collaboration

EBRAHIM, NADER ALE (2011) Virtual R&D Teams: A potential growth of education-industry collaboration. pp. 1-5.

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With the advent of the global economy and high-speed Internet, online collaboration is fast becoming the norm in education and industry. Information technology (IT) creates many new inter-relationships among businesses, expands the scope of industries in which a company must compete to achieve the competitive advantage. Information systems and technology allow companies to coordinate their activities in distant geographic locations. IT is providing the infrastructure necessary to support the development of new collaboration forms among industry and education. Virtual research and development (R&D) teams represent one such relational form, one that could revolutionize the workplace and provide organizations with unprecedented levels of flexibility and responsiveness.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Virtual R&D teams, Collaboration, virtual teams, SMEs, Education
Subjects: Q Science
Depositing User: MR. ADNAN YAHYA
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2013
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013

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