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Virtual Workplace
An examination of the issues involved in forming a virtual workplace in several foreign countries.
# 129643 | 750 words | 0 sources | APA | 2006 | US


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This paper answers questions about issues involved in forming a virtual workplace in several foreign countries, linked to the home office by technology, noting first that there are cultural differences among countries that have to be considered by management both in dealing with the work force and in dealing with vendors and customers. The paper explains how this means that there should be a level of local management that knows about these differences and that can cope with them, and on issues affecting relations between the company and local entities, this local level of management should be given leeway to handle matters.

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"Modern technology makes it possible to manage distant locations from a central office in real time, but this does not mean that more local management should be eliminated so that the central office can call all the shots. This is especially true when the distant offices are in different countries, as will be the case with this firm. Even before the communication revolution of recent years, multinationals faced this issue and found that centralized control was not always the best approach. For one thing, there are cultural differences among countries that have to be considered by management both in dealing with the work force and in dealing with vendors and customers. This means that there should be a..."

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