A company’s workforce is its most valuable asset and typically its biggest expense. Attracting and retaining the right talent continues to be a foremost concern for managers. With many organizations employing remote workers or moving toward a virtual environment, this has become more complex. Managers must reconsider traditional management strategies to meet the unique challenges and characteristics of remote teams, whose members live in different time zones, rarely or never see one another in person, and communicate primarily via electronic mediums.
This eBook explores:
- Trends that are contributing to the rise of the virtual workforce
- Major challenges related to remote team management
- Key principles that will help managers achieve success with virtual teams