What are the major effects of the physical separation of group
members? How can distance, in some cases, be beneficial to
groups and teams?
• What other areas of organizational behavior or design are
impacted by information technology, and what are the implications
for organizational change?
• Brainstorm some ways to “redesign” your office space (or an office
space you have previously worked in) on paper using virtual or
flexible space, or flexible furniture. How would this redesign
enhance successful teamwork?
• What are some of the ways that cross-cultural teams are
distinguished from other types of teams? What are some of the
benefits and difficulties of building a cross-cultural team?