This project was really a good experience for me since I was able to understand and experience how a virtual team works. At the beginning of the project there was a little friction when it came to getting everyone to meet in order to get the tasks assigned. This was a challenge for me since some to the technology used during this project was new to me. During the first meeting with the team, I believe we had a good understanding on what needed to get done in order to complete the project successfully. One thing that I really like since this was my first time working on a virtual team is that just as we would do on a face to face meeting we went over the different tasks and everyone gave their opinion on what need it to be done.
When it comes to role, I think that I did not play and specific role since most of the times different team members would take the initiative when it came down to deciding who was going to complete what. My team members did a good job sending emails with updates and questions someone might have with a certain part of the paper. I was involved in making some decisions at one point in the process for example; when I hosted a web meeting I contributed to the breakdown of the tasks that need it to get done since a couple of the team members were not in the meeting we had to make a decision on what porting the could work on. I feel that most of the decisions were made as a team but I have to say that I personally felt somehow guided by a couple of the team members in particular. I felt that they had a lot of experience in the field of project management and I am glad they were part of my team.
There was not any conflict in the team other than some technical difficulties with technology and time. At first I had some trouble trying to connect to web meeting as well as a couple of the team members, therefore, email came in handy. Throughout the course of the project we also had some difficulty due to the fact that...