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Impact of Corporate E-Learning Systems in Enhancing the Team Performance in Virtual Software Teams

  • Rajalakshmi Subramaniam
  • Senthilkumar Nakkeeran
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Abstract

E-learning at workplace in other words ‘Corporate E-learning’ is being becoming extremely important in today’s globalized organizational scenario. Especially software organizations that facilitate lot of opportunities for its staff members to work in a virtual environment rely upon E-learning solutions to a great extent. E-learning solutions are available in various forms and various tools are available in the market developed with the intention to serve the customized needs of software organizations depending upon the kind of knowledge transfer they would like to impart to their work force. This research intends to analyze empirically the impact of Corporate E-learning solutions in enhancing the team performance of virtual software teams. An empirical study has been conducted on the primary data collected from 202 software professionals spread across various software organizations in India and are leading the virtual teams. A multiple linear regression analysis has been conducted in analyzing the data collected. The results reveal that successful implementation and usage of E-learning systems in software organizations for training employees will enhance the performance of teams even though there are geographically dislocated from one another.

Keywords

Team work quality Corporate E-learning systems Virtual team performance Virtual software teams E-learning system success 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajalakshmi Subramaniam
    • 1
  • Senthilkumar Nakkeeran
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Management StudiesAnna UniversityChennaiIndia

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