WORKING REMOTELY DURING COVID-19 CONTAINMENT

After WHO declared Covid-19 a pandemic, more and more organizations are asking their people to work from home.  Working remotely is an attractive proposition if you don’t do it often and you may relish the variety. But it quickly becomes apparent that performing effectively from a remote environment requires certain resources and skills.  No matter how comfortable your sofa is, …

How to communicate and co-ordinate effectively in a virtual team

The previous article in this series looked at how to motivate your virtual team and manage performance from a distance. This article looks at how to communicate and co-ordinate effectively in a virtual team. In a team where you rarely (or never) meet in-person and mostly communicate via technology, communication has to be more explicit. Things that would be picked up by …