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- ISBN: 9780071754934 | 0071754938
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/17/2011
Get solid collaboration fromteam members in remote locations Globalization and new technologies have made team collaboration from distant geographical locationson the road, from home or client sites, even on the other side of the globea routine part ofbusiness. Managing these teams requires new skills and sensitivities to maximize team and organizationalperformance. Emphasizing pragmatism over theory and offering helpful tips instead of vague observations, Manager'sGuide to Virtual Teamshelps you bridge the communication gaps created by geographical separationand get peak performance from employees you rarely see. You will learn how to: Keep team members in remote locations motivated and involved Coach for peak performance via e-mail, telephone, teleconference, and videoconference Help widely scattered team members understand their contribution to the business Build consensus for decisions among virtual team members Learn effective communication and feedback techniques for enhancing team performance Briefcase Books, written specifically for today's busy manager, feature eye-catching icons, checklists,and sidebars to guide managers step by step through everyday workplace situations. Look for theseinnovative features to help you navigate each page: Clear definitions of key terms and concepts Tactics and strategies for managing virtual teams Tricks of the trade for executing effective management techniques Practical advice for minimizing the possibility of error Warning signs for when things are about to go wrong Examples of successful virtual managing Specific planning procedures, tactics, and hands-on techniques