Ten Basic Principles for Virtual Teams

Examine the Ten Basic Principles for Virtual Teams (Watkins, 2013) article, and the articles regarding Pixar found within your Week Four Documents and Resources folder, as well as the textbook regarding the chapter on team and team dynamics.

Analysis: Based on the Watkins (2013) article, the Pixar resources, and the Uhl-Bien et al. text on team effectiveness, address the following:

How would you define an effective team?
What are the stages of team development?
Describe the significance of these stages in Virtual teaming.
Collaboration, innovation and communication can be positive aspects of effective teamwork. Identify and discuss methods for establishing effectiveness all three of these in an organization.

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