“If we go ahead with setting up a virtual team, it could mean making changes in the way we
run our business. What company practice or procedure might we have to change to
accommodate virtual teams?”
YOU CHOSE OPTION 1
Curtis may have to adjust meeting times to accommodate different time zones.
You decided that changing meeting times to accommodate different time zones was a likely
policy change to accommodate virtual teams. Team members may be located in many
different regions and, therefore, adjusting meeting times may be necessary. As a result, this
would be the optimal policy change option.
The CEO says:
“OK, you've won me over. Go ahead and assemble a virtual team. Just watch out for any
issues that may arise.”
Coordinating Team Resources
As you start to assemble a virtual team of support people, you discover that not everyone
has access to the same tools to do their job, and not everyone uses them in the same way.
Some team members have smartphones and some don't. Some use standard industry
software, while others use freeware equivalents. How will you resolve this?
YOU CHOSE OPTION 2
Provide all team members with the same hardware and software, at Curtis' expense.