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Managing a Remote Workforce – Video Blog

Today’s article is a video blog (below) featuring Ann Rhoades and Gayle Watson talking about issues facing today’s remote workplace.

Today’s Topics:

What are the most frequent issues or questions managers and companies have about work from home arrangements?

  • After 20 years the issues have not really changed but now managers are being forced to consider these things and high on the list is a lack of direct supervision and the effect of a lack of a team environment on effectiveness.


What we’ve learned.

  • The importance of operations and IT, hardware, and technical help for employees. The need to update policies, agreements, and ensure home is a place for work.

Critical success factors to consider in the new world of remote work.

  • KPI Dashboards, frequent verbal and visual contact, ongoing coaching, and dashboards.

What do successful leaders look like in this new environment?

  • Hiring leaders who mirror your values. Stop command and control. Trust is critical.

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