Online Games- Team Builder or Time Waster?

Last Updated Sep 7, 2010 9:40 AM EDT

In a recent post about helping your virtual team celebrate, one of my readers suggested playing online games as a way to build camaraderie with your remote employees and teammates. I snorted with derision, since playing computer gamesis pretty much my idea of Purgatory, although killing zombies might have application in parts of HR.

Apparently (and not surprisingly) I've been told I'm wrong -- online games are used to build teams and develop skills in new and fun ways.Because I always want t