Speaker: Paul Leonardi | Duca Family Professor of Technology Management | University of California, Santa Barbara
Organizations of all types – corporations, universities, NGOs – are increasingly creating teams, project networks, and advisory boards that comprise far-flung members. The evidence suggests that distributed collaboration can be useful for harnessing the best knowledge, accelerating innovation, and building products and services that meet user needs. But distributed collaboration is often difficult to manage due to a host of social, political and technological issues.
We will discuss the latest scientific findings about how to overcome the challenges inherent in distributed collaboration to achieve increased performance.