Authors: Peter A. Gloor; Maria Paasivaara; Christine Z. Miller; Casper Lassenius
Addresses: MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, 245 First Street, Cambridge MA 02142, USA ' Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Aalto University, P.O. Box 15400, 00076 Aalto, Finland ' Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, 10 West 35th Street, 18th Floor, Chicago, IL 60616, USA ' Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Aalto University, P.O. Box 15400, 00076 Aalto, Finland
Abstract: This paper describes lessons learned from teaching a distributed virtual course on collaborative innovation networks (COINs) over the last 12 years at five different sites located in four different time zones. The course teaches students how to leverage virtual collaborative creativity in the internet age by making best use of email, social media, and the web. In this paper we extend six principles of teamwork by Richard Hackman (2011) to the virtual realm.
Keywords: collaborative innovation networks; COINs; distributed virtual teams; social network analysis; SNA; virtual course; email; social media; internet; teamwork; e-learning; electronic learning; online learning; collaborative creativity; collaboration.
International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering, 2016 Vol.4 No.1/2, pp.3 - 25
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