Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Using rewards and recognition, part of Managing Virtual Teams (2014).
Imagine you are painting your living room…and you want some help.…What would you do to motivate your friends…to come over and give you a hand?…You'd likely do something to show…you appreciated their support.…As a manager, rewards and recognition…can be a great tool to demonstrate your appreciation.…Here are a few tips on when to use rewards,…how to use them, and how you can try and better fit…the rewards to your employee's personal value system.…Let's begin with when to use rewards and recognition.…
The timing depends on what you're intending…the reward to do or support.…Here are a couple of examples.…If you notice the energy of the team is low…and you want to give them a boost,…you can organize a shared-meal meeting,…encouraging each employee to have lunch…or other food appropriate to their time zone.…Pay for the food if you can.…Have no agenda at all at the meeting.…Or if you do have an agenda, keep it light…and just make it more of a chat.…
Just as you would if you gathered in your local breakroom…for just that, a break.…
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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- Summarize the characteristics of the three “back to basics” areas of managing a remote team.
- Explain the steps taken to create positive relationships with a new team.
- Recall the purpose of integrity checks.
- Identify the characteristics of four types of management styles.
- Recognize the purpose of reviewing the lessons learned with a remote team.
- Determine the best action to take in order to enhance a remote team member’s sense of ownership and willingness to focus on performance.
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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