What do virtual team facilitators do?

A question was posed on the onlinefacilitation email list as to what people do for facilitating virtual teams in a corporate setting.

What is a virtual team?

Why do they need facilitating?

What are some of the practices of virtual team facilitation?

Virtual Team Facilitation Resources

Email List Discussion

From Bill Harris
Based on 10-12+ years of experience doing that in various forms, I've put together a couple of documents some may find helpful. "Types of Group Work: A Decision Matrix" is, as the title says, a simple taxonomy of group work and how it may fit into different modes of interaction. (Somewhere I have a newer version, but I obviously haven't published it yet.) "Online Facilitation for Inperson Facilitators" is a short essay summarizing the lessons I've learned. [Bill Harris]