Essential tips for Enterprise managing a remote workforce.
As business becomes more global teams can be dispersed across cities, time zones and continents. Thanks to changes in technology the concept of a fully or partially remote workforce is more common than ever. However, managing people remotely can seem like a completely different challenge than managing people who you work in the same location with. Businesses need to think about the framework to support managers to enhance the output of their remote teams.
So how do you do it?
Lines of communication
Implementing technology, such as remote-accessible servers, cloud-based messenger tools and video chat are cost-effective ways to manage this and gives managers a way to build rapport with and maintain their teams output. Expanding on video chat, use it as much as you can. Research shows that the majority of communication is non-verbal. Email and instant messages can lack the context of a...