As a group of managers consider yourself as Global Manager for one of the following Saudi companies: Jarir Bookstore, Baja, Al-Baik, Herfy or Coffee Day. At present the company you’ll choose is planning to do business in the USA and UK. You are required to develop a detail strategy on the following:
ü Give a brief summary of the current status of Virtual Teams.
ü Give a brief introduction about the chosen company (history, products, etc)
ü Explain what type of virtual management characteristics will be implemented and why?
ü How the virtual teams will work together?
ü What tools are they using for communications and task management?
ü How you will manage the teams in both locations in terms of language, cultural, time, political, and economical differences?
ü What are techniques that you will be using in order to create a strong team with a high level of teamwork?
ü What are the advantages and disadvantages of managing a virtual team?
ü What type of conflicts might occur between members? When it’s happened how will you solve it?
ü As a manager how you will manage the outsourced projects?
ü What techniques that you will apply to encourage and motivate your team for improvement?