Remote Leadership

Leading Remote Workers: The Coronavirus’ Impact On Effective Management

From Twitter to Google and Facebook to Amazon, the rise of COVID-19 has prompted many companies to ask some or all of their employees to work from home.

From Twitter to Google and Facebook to Amazon, the rise of COVID-19 has prompted many companies to ask some or all of their employees to work from home.

For leaders whose teams normally share an office, this can present a host of new challenges: How can one lead effectively when employees are greeting each other with instant messages rather than handshakes? When meetings are held via Zoom rather than face-to-face?

Julie Wilson, founder of the Institute for Future Learning, said helming a virtual team simply requires leaders to “double down on the fundamentals of good management, including establishing clear goals, running great meetings, communicating clearly, and leveraging team members' individual and collective strengths.”

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