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Alternative uses of electronic learning systems for enhancing team performance

Jeffrey W. Alstete (Jeffrey W. Alstete is Associate Dean, Hagan School of Business, Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, USA. E‐mail:

Team Performance Management

ISSN: 1352-7592

Article publication date: 1 June 2001


Web‐based education and training programs are becoming widely offered at education institutions and companies today. The new electronic learning, or e‐learning, systems employed by these programs may also be used by work teams at organizations for facilitating creative energy in a virtual context to increase team performance. Various features such as discussion boards, virtual classrooms, digital drop boxes, task lists, calendars, and other features of the e‐learning systems can help teams work and communicate more efficiently. Explores potential features and strategies for team leaders and members to innovatively enhance team management and increase performance using e‐learning systems as a support tool.



Alstete, J.W. (2001), "Alternative uses of electronic learning systems for enhancing team performance", Team Performance Management, Vol. 7 No. 3/4, pp. 48-52.




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