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The Human Side of Virtual Work by Laurence M. Rose

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Chapter 9

Productivity

The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization.

—Ken Blanchard

As we reach the end of the book related to the virtual work environment (VWE), I hope it has been clear that productivity is a driving force behind this work structure. It is a driving force not only because of the theory and model that I discussed in the book but also because organizations define their success by being productive. What started out for me to be a look at acceptance of change in the VWE resulted in what is fundamental to the success of an organization and that is measuring productivity. This driving force has always been part of any work performance; ...

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