Blaž Rodič – Faculty of Information Studies, Ljubljanska cesta 31A, Novo mesto, Slovenia


4th International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2020 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Online/Virtual, September 3, 2020, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-30-1, ISSN 2683-4510


This paper examines the benefits and issues in using information technologies, to support
collaboration of teams in a virtual environment, the emerging methods and technologies and socio-technical
issues associated with collaboration and teams in virtual environments. With the globalization of
the economy, more and more employees are working with team members half way around the world.
In order to reduce the negative effects, developers and users of e-collaboration tools for virtual environments
should address human interaction issues, as well as social issues and organizational issues.


E-Collaboration, Telecommuting, Virtual environment, Virtual teams, Human-computer


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