Introduction to E-management




Saudi Electronic University

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

ECOM201 – Introduction to E-management



Assignment 1

Discussion 1






Due to the remarkable raise and advancement of technology, lots of large companies are moving forward to digitalize and virtualize how they do business internally and externally, such as virtual teams. Moreover, one of the virtual team advantages is the ability for a company to create the dream team without boundaries as it eliminates the element of desistance, core knowledge and skills limitation. With all these wonderful components there are many issues and might have a large negative impact to the whole process of creating a virtual team and working as and within a virtual team. These concerns can be outlined as the following:

  • Communication
  • Trust
  • Productivity


  1. Define each negative factor and explain why it is an issue.
  2. Outline 2 solutions for each of the presented issues.




Due date Marks
End of week 9 5 marks


Guidelines for the project assignment:

  • This is an individual project, which is part from your course score. It requires effort and critical thinking.
  • Your answer must be supported by different resources.
  • At least 2 references sources.
  • Any proof of copying will result to 0 mark.
  • Use font Times New Roman, Calibri or Arial.
  • Use 1.5 or double line spacing with left Justify all paragraphs.
  • Use the footer function to insert page number.
  • Ensure that you follow the APA style in your project.
  • Your project report length should be between 400-500 words


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Saudi Electronic University

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

E-commerce Department





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