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Virtual Teams and the Importance of Building Trust
November/December 2009 (vol. 11 no. 6)
pp. 46-49
Georgina Harell, Portland State University
Tugrul U. Daim, Portland State University
Trust in the workplace is both an ethical and a management issue. Virtual teams have become common in IT, but the importance of building trust in such teams is often underappreciated. In this installment of IT Ethics, the authors look at several definitions and theories of trust and their application in virtual IT teams.

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Index Terms:
IT ethics, trust, virtual teams
Citation:
Georgina Harell, Tugrul U. Daim, "Virtual Teams and the Importance of Building Trust," IT Professional, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 46-49, Nov.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MITP.2009.135
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