How To Manage Employees Remotely
By Terry Pile, MS, GCDF
How do you manage an office without people? The virtual office is becoming more common thanks to increasingly sophisticated technology. Managing employees who work at home or other remote locations poses a new set of challenges for the manager of a mobile workforce.
This resource is for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and other professionals wanting to learn how to effectively manage employees who are dispersed geographically. Through professional advice, personal assessments, and practical exercises, you will explore the advantages and challenges involves in managing remotely.
The E-Manager includes tools and techniques you can immediately apply to your mobile workforce with specific guidelines for building teams and trust, and managing and evaluating virtual employees' performance at a distance.
According to Forrester research, 63 million Americans will work from home by 2016 at least one day a week, and clearly the trend is growing. Learning how to be an effective E-manager is a critical leadership skill as the virtual office becomes a marketplace reality.