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Chapter 7 Virtual Team Performance and Wellbeing for Event Management

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635734-4784

ISBN: 9781911635734

Published: February 2021

Component type: chapter

Published in: Event Project Management

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635734-4390



This chapter falls in two parts. Part 1 discusses team issues with emphasis on virtual teams. The first few sections briefly compare and contrast the different types of team and how team performance should be planned and managed, in line with set goals and detailed deliverables. This will cover a wide range of concepts that come into play under performance management and measurement. The following sections focus on the challenges that virtual teams face amid the prevailing digital transformation and suggest effective measures to address those challenges. The presented concepts are generic, thus can be readily applied to the context of event management. Part 2 comprises two sections; the first discusses well-being and cross-cultural variations in relation to event management, while the second section is focused on the role of social psychology in devising event experiences.

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  • Mohamed Salama, Heriot-Watt University, Dubai (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5212-082X
  • Cakil Angew, Heriot-Watt University, Dubai (Author)
  • Gregory Fantham, Heriot-Watt University, Dubai (Author)

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Salama, M., Angew, C. & Fantham, G. (2021) "Chapter 7 Virtual Team Performance and Wellbeing for Event Management" In: Salama, M. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635734-4784


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