WorkingVirtuallyPPT81209

WorkingVirtuallyPPT81209 - Working Virtually The 21st...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–11. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
M. Reber © 01/12/12 Working Virtually The 21st Century Workplace
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Overview Definition of Virtual Work Traditional Work vs. Virtual Work Working Virtually in Today’s World Types of Virtual Workplaces Virtual Workplace Communication Tools Online Collaboration and Editing Tools Pros and Cons of Working Virtually Exercise 2
Background image of page 2
Overview Definition of Virtual Work Traditional Work vs. Virtual Work Working Virtually in Today’s World Types of Virtual Workplaces Virtual Workplace Communication Tools Online Collaboration and Editing Tools Pros and Cons of Working Virtually Exercise 3
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Definition of Virtual Work Virtual work is done in whole or in part via electronic communication: Requires little to no daily face-to-face contact with co- workers or supervisors Requires technology such as telephones, internet tools, computers Creates a work environment without geographical boundaries 4
Background image of page 4
Overview Definition of Virtual Work Traditional Work vs. Virtual Work Working Virtually in Today’s World Types of Virtual Workplaces Virtual Workplace Communication Tools Online Collaboration and Editing Tools Pros and Cons of Working Virtually Exercise 5
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
6 Traditional Work vs. Virtual Work Traditional Work Virtual Work Recruit and utilize employees at one location only Recruit employees in any geographical location, to support projects Communicate face to face and brainstorming Communicate via Telephone, E-mail/Chat, Videoconferencing, IM, Blogs, Social Networking Work hours fixed Work hours flexible Work limited to the work place Work performed online from any location
Background image of page 6
Overview Definition of Virtual Work Traditional Work vs. Virtual Work Working Virtually in Today’s World Types of Virtual Workplaces Virtual Workplace Communication Tools Online Collaboration and Editing Tools Pros and Cons of Working Virtually Exercise 7
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Working Virtually in Today’s World About 35% of the collaborative work is usually conducted virtually rather than face to face Over 63% of employee work time is spent communicating and collaborating, and 56% of work is accomplished away from desk About 43% of small to mid-sized businesses considered a fully virtual workplace to deal with the 2008 economy More than 2/3 of employees in the United States have worked virtually, and nearly half of those employees work virtually on a weekly basis About 91% of employees agree working virtually saves their company time and money Since July 2007, virtual work jobs have increased by 72% 8
Background image of page 8
Working Virtually in Today’s World (cont.) Companies working virtually: Over 50% of Sun's employees work virtually Nortel produced reliable and media-rich secure communications, providing for a virtual workplace Accenture, a 129,000-person company, has many branch offices, but no physical headquarters 9
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Working Virtually in Today’s World (cont.) Working virtually changes the traditional concept
Background image of page 10
Image of page 11
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course BUS 61 taught by Professor Reber during the Winter '12 term at DeAnza College.

Page1 / 59

WorkingVirtuallyPPT81209 - Working Virtually The 21st...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 11. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online