This video will address the question of how we can assess virtual teamwork. We will highlight two concepts that are key for virtual teamwork, namely virtuality and psychological safety.
Further material (optional):
- Frequently discussed article by Charles Duhigg on a study of teams at Google, and the concept of psychological safety in particular: Duhigg (2016). What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team. NYT Magazine. (Currently available)
Gilson et al. (2015). Virtual teams research: 10 years, 10 themes, and 10 opportunities. Journal of Management. (No open access)
Lechner & Mortlock (2021): How to create psychological safety in virtual teams. Organizational Dynamics. (Preprint available via ResearchGate, requires a login)