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6 tips on managing remote teams more effectively
Create a daily summary
Give them clear goals, tasks and deadlines
Recognise their efforts publically
When it comes to managing people remotely, out of sight doesn’t need to mean out of mind. By making the effort to (over)communicate and include them as part of the team, we both win.
Get them involved in team building/celebrations
Schedule meetings within their time zone
Slow down meeting agendas
More and more employees are working remotely, and sometimes entire teams are separated from their manager, which can lead to feelings of isolation and disconnection.
The most important things to do is maintain regular, consistent communication with remote workers and teams, and to have clear parameters in place to ensure no communication is misinterpreted.