Main contents


Conference and journal publications


  • Sivunen, A. and Hakonen, M.: Review of Virtual Environment Studies on Social and Group Phenomena: Trends and Agenda for Further Research. Small Group Research August 2011 42: 405-457, first published on February 28, 2011 (DOI)


  • Surakka, T.: Using Virtual Worlds to Study Knowledge Intensive Value Creation. International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, 3.-6.6.2010, Boston, USA.


  • Sivunen, A. and Siitonen, M.: Leadership within the Wire: Comparing Leadership in Virtual Teams and Online Multiplayer Gaming Clans. In Proc. 60th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Singapore, June 22-26, 2010, 2010.
  • Surakka, T.: Using Social Network Analysis to Study Value Configurations in Virtual Worlds. IV Congress for CyberSociety 2009, 12.–29.11.2009, online conference.
  • Ahma-aho, S.: Virtual Environments in Knowledge Management – a Tool for Measuring Productivity? IV Congress for CyberSociety 2009, 12.–29.11.2009, online conference.
  • Sivunen, A.: Digital Encounters: Constructing Group Identity through Meetings in a Virtual World. 1st Autumn Conference of Interpersonal Communication and Social Interaction Section of ECREA, October 21–23, 2009, Tampere, Finland.
  • Surakka, T.: Knowledge Intensive Value Creation in Virtual Worlds. 16th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising, 22.-24.6.2009, Leiden, The Netherlands.



  • Hakonen, Marko (2010) Identification with virtual teams. 19.3.2010, Aalto University.

Master's Theses

  • Palomäki, Eero (2009) Applying 3D Virtual Worlds to Higher Education. TKK Master's thesis.