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More and more, the traditional brick and mortar office structure is being replaced by cloud technology that
links a wide array of organizational policies, practices and functions; ranging from leadership and knowledge
to business processes and manufacturing functions from all corners of the world. Though virtual corporations are growing in numbers; much of the current leadership research focuses on what is needed to make virtual teams successful; not on why a virtual corporation did not succeed. This research on the Cosmopolitan Leadership Theory will present a framework for leadership in virtual corporations.