Virtual Leadership: A Review Paper


  • Khurram Mehtab
  • Amjad ur Rehman
  • Saira Ishfaq
  • Raja Ahmed Jamil


In today’s competitive business environment, virtual work settings present a growing challenge for rapid solutions of organization’s complex problems. This enables an organization to pool talent and expert employees by eradicating the time and space barriers. In accordance, companies are profoundly investigating on virtual teams’ performance enhancement. Virtual work settings revolutionize workplace by providing high level of responsiveness and flexibility. Virtual work setting has also many issues and challenges which must be addressed in order to enhance the team’s performance. Hence one of the major challenge of modern work setting is virtual leadership. This review paper presents an introduction to virtual leaderships, advantages of virtual work environment, challenges and recommendations for virtual leaders to enhance the performance of virtual teams. This article also offers review of earlier published researches and reports the findings on virtual team leadership in a struggle to the present the current state of work on this topic.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2017.v8n4s1p183


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Mehtab, K., Rehman, A. ur, Ishfaq, S., & Jamil, R. A. (2017). Virtual Leadership: A Review Paper. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 8(4 S1), 183. Retrieved from