International Virtual Offices

International Virtual Offices

Kirk St. Amant (Texas Tech University, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-561-0.ch066
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Communication technologies are continually expanding our ideas of the office into cyberspace environments. One result of this expansion is the international virtual office (IVO), a setting in which individuals located in different nations use online media to work together on the same project. Different cultural communication expectations, however, can affect the success with which IVO participants exchange information. This article examines three cultural factors that can affect communication within IVO environments.

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