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Service across Cultures: A Case of the Emerging Role of Communications Technology in Rotary International

  • Ronald K. Goodenow

Abstract

Goodenow’s account of Rotary International (RI) is a timely reminder that the 21st century is an Information Age. Technology and digitalization extend into all areas of organizational processes and functions; and the roles of virtual organizations and networking are becoming more and more important and significant.1

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Virtual Organization Virtual Team Virtual Enterprise Social Media Site Intercultural Communication 
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© Ronald K. Goodenow 2015

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