SHRM Survey Findings: Virtual Teams

Research

Nearly one-half of organizations (46%) use virtual teams in their workplace. Roughly one-quarter of the organizations using virtual teams are U.S.-based operations (28%), while organizations with multinational operations are more than twice as likely (66%) to use virtual teams. Approximately one-half  of organizations using virtual teams use them to include talent in different geographic locations (53%) and to boost collaboration among employees in different geographic locations (49%). Brainstorming solution for problems or issues (72%) was reported as the most successful behavior for organizations using virtual teams.