Business Goes Virtual: Realizing the Value of Collaboration, Social and Virtual Strategies

Business Goes Virtual: Realizing the Value of Collaboration, Social and Virtual Strategies

By: John P. Girard (author), Cindy Gordon (author), JoAnn L. Girard (author)Paperback

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This book combines academic theory with real world, practitioner success stories to provide executives a summary of current best practices. This book examines five virtual business strategies that are showing unprecedented opportunity. The Any Place, Any Time strategy focuses on providing high quality service 24/7 by ignoring traditional geographic challenges.

About Author

John Girard, PhD, is a tenured full professor of management at Minot State University where he teaches graduate and undergraduate business classes. He is the founder and Chief Knowledge Strategist of Sagology, a firm dedicated to connecting people with people to facilitate collaboration, learning, and knowledge sharing through keynotes, workshops, and consulting. Cindy Gordon, PhD, is CEO of Helix Commerce, a firm specializing in innovation, collaboration, social, virtual, and business transformation. She has held roles in enterprise and venture capital with Accenture, Citicorp, Xerox, and XDLI. Cindy is a Board Director/Advisor to Corent Technologies, Eloqua, FutureStateIT, MedWorxx, QuickPlay Media, TouchTown TV, and View22. She is Vice Chair of iCANADA, a founder of the Toronto Maple Leaf Angels, founder of the CEO Fusion Center, cofounder of CATA Women In Technology (WIT). JoAnn Girard is the cofounder and managing partner of Sagology. She has worked on a variety of knowledge-intensive research projects that considered issues such as information anxiety, enterprise dementia, and organizational memories. JoAnn's other books include A Leader's Guide to Knowledge Management: Drawing on the Past to Enhance Future Performance (Business Expert Press 2009) and Social Knowledge: Using Social Media to Know What You Know (IGI Global 2011).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781606490761
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 271
  • ID: 9781606490761
  • weight: 392
  • ISBN10: 1606490761

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