Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing when you can't see each other, part of Managing Virtual Teams.
Imagine your right arm is in a cast…because you've broken your wrist.…You will most likely have to find ways to compensate.…Some of the basics like driving,…showering, and even getting dressed,…might call for some serious relearning.…Not being able to see your team is not…so dissimilar to having a cast.…You can create structures and reinvent how…you manage given your circumstance.…In this case, the distance factor.…I will start by defining managed…and unmanaged dynamics…and then present a list of suggested questions…that you can ask which could help you to create…a more efficient framework for managing with a cast.…
Let's start with the definitions.…First up is managed dynamics.…These dynamics refer to anything that…has been clearly and effectively defined.…A situation is known and an approach planned.…it's kind of like creating a road map to support…your team and navigating their…interactions with one another.…Unmanaged dynamics refers to anything that…leaves room for assumptions and false conclusions.…For example, let's pretend you're in college…
Discover how to build rapport, set mutual expectations, communicate, connect, overcome conflict, get work done, and grow the team. Also included is a look at the top five challenges managers face in leading remote teams and helpful solutions that will get your team on track.
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Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding Remote Team Management
2. Building Team Relationships
3. Developing an Effective Management Style
4. Managing Productivity and Results
5. Enhancing Success over Time
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