Virtual teams can benefit from celebrations—perhaps even more than co-located teams. The difficulty is figuring out when and how to celebrate. The best tactics use existing communication technology and utilize many opportunities.
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Companies are utilizing virtual teams to bring together ideas, talents, resources and opportunities. Explore various virtual team management strategies as implemented by the author within a team of women e-learning professionals. Project managers will be able to identify tried and tested methods for managing virtual teams.
Although bonding is more naturally developed when employees are physically present in a central location, virtual teams can be healthy, highly collaborative and successful. Project managers should consider the following ways to enhance communication on virtual teams…
Providing an introduction to virtual project management and its benefits to the audience, the author offers strategies and tactics to work in a virtual setting and addresses the challenges, application and appropriate technology. This paradigm shift can allow businesses to evolve and succeed by gaining a competitive edge.
Distributed teams need to keep an eye on sustainable pace even more so than other teams. What you need to find is the capacity the team can maintain indefinitely. How can you find it? There are several ways…
Interpersonal conflict on distributed teams can be devastating. If you are in conflict with someone else on a distributed team, there are a number of things you can do to help resolve it.
Every country and organization faces cultural differences. How do you go about building awareness, respecting and adapting to them, and then working within the necessary framework and structure so that the result is a successful engagement?
The need and support for teleworkers is growing, and to keep an “out of office” workforce engaged and productive requires a special company culture mindset. It should come as no surprise that effective communication is at the heart of having a successful virtual worker engagement culture.
What is a crucial difference in distributed team environments? It's how you apply your leadership skills. Often, you need to amplify what you would normally do in a co-located team setting to provide those examples.