Face-to-face meetings may be invaluable, but they are not a panacea for the challenges facing teams spread around the globe---managers must also prioritize activities before and after these meetings to help team members stay connected.

informatics, missing links
dx.doi.org/10.1145/1330311.1330327, hdl.handle.net/1765/13632
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Communications of the ACM
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Oshri, I, Kotlarsky, J, & Willcocks, L.P. (2008). Missing links: building critical social ties for global collaborative teamwork. Communications of the ACM, 51(4), 76–81. doi:10.1145/1330311.1330327