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[Infographic] Virtual Teams In The Global Economy

Workplaces are turning virtual – work no longer need to be confined to a desk in the office when the devices at home or the ones in your hand can easily be used to do what needs to be done and get projects delivered on time.

In fact, many global companies are embracing virtual teams – where employees scattered across the world but put into teams to complete a project – and the technologies required to make that happen.

Here’s an infographic that looks at the trends of transnationalism, the growth of telecommuting, the utility of virtual teams as well as looking at BP, Nokia and Ogilvy & Mather, three companies that have successfully used virtual teams:

[Infographic credit: USC’s Online MCM]


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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