All they care about soccer. They don pay attention to anything else going on around them. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. It’s a real time communication tool that allows, among other things, multi user conversations and file sharing, and it could become a staple of virtual collaboration.But if companies are to make the most of virtual collaboration, employees will have to learn that what works a bricks and mortar workplace may not be right for the virtual world.Surinder Kahai is associate professor at Binghamton University School of Management, New York. He told CNN, “I’ve seen people mess up completely because they think that what works in a face to face environment also works in a virtual environment.”He says one problem is that virtual teams may not share national and organizational cultures, and that virtual workers should make a conscious effort to see things from their colleagues’ point of view. Share your stories from Second LifeAnother issue is that virtual teams can’t take advantage of the kind of impromptu “water cooler” conversations that occur in a real workplace, where colleagues can share information they may have forgotten to communicate in meetings.Kahai says that lack of human contact can also lead to feelings of isolation, but adds that virtual worlds such as Second Life can help by recreating the water cooler experience.”Many companies are using virtual worlds, and these can give a sense of place,” Kahai told CNN.
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