Distance is Dead, Time is Not

Technology has given us new modes of communication but has done nothing to eradicate the problem of working across time zones, say Prof. Erran Carmel. Managers have to learn to timeshift in order to accommodate people working in other zones. The benefits are the ability to work around the clock or to pass on work to people in the next time zone.

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About Evgeny Kaganer

Evgeny Kaganer is an Associate Professor at IESE Business School where he teaches MBA and executive courses in digital business, IT strategy, and virtual enterprise. His research focuses on social and mobile technologies and their impact on individuals, organizations, and business models. His recent work traces the evolution of crowdsourcing and its growing impact on business.