Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams, Paperback / softback Book

Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Get solid collaboration from team members in remote locationsGlobalization and new technologies have made team collaboration from distant geographical locations-on the road, from home or client sites, even on the other side of the globe-a routine part of business.

Managing these teams requires new skills and sensitivities to maximize team and organizational performance. Emphasizing pragmatism over theory and offering helpful tips instead of vague observations, Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams helps you bridge the communication gaps created by geographical separation and get peak performance from employees you rarely see.

You will learn how to:Keep team members in remote locations motivated and involvedCoach for peak performance via e-mail, telephone, teleconference, and videoconferenceHelp widely scattered team members understand their contribution to the businessBuild consensus for decisions among virtual team membersLearn effective communication and feedback techniques for enhancing team performanceBriefcase 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 these innovative features to help you navigate each page:Clear definitions of key terms and conceptsTactics and strategies for managing virtual teamsTricks of the trade for executing effective management techniquesPractical advice for minimizing the possibility of errorWarning signs for when things are about to go wrongExamples of successful virtual managingSpecific planning procedures, tactics, and hands-on techniques


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