Talk by Roxanne Hiltz (NJIT)

"Making Partially Distributed Teams Successful" by Prof. Roxanne Hiltz, PhD (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Date: January 31, 2011
Time: 15:00-16:30
Place: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Avda de la Universidad 30. Leganés.
Aula de Grados Padre Soler.

Abstract:

A partially distributed team consists of two or more co-located sub-teams in different geographic locations, who communicate and work together primarily via computer-mediated communication.  Such teams are used a great deal in software development, emergency response management, and other fields.  This overview draws on the results of a large field experiment that included about 1500 participants from  over ten nations.

Bio:

Roxanne Hiltz is a retired Distinguished Professor of Information Science/Information Systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). She, along with Murray Turoff (her husband), are the authors of The Network Nation, a book that is described as "the seminal book that helped define the electronic frontier." Roxanne is one of the recipients of the Cátedras de Excelencia UC3M, a program funded by Banco Santander in collaboration with Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

 

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