Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Mistakes to Avoid while Managing a Remote Team

Does your business have remote teams? In case your company has them, you must be aware that their degree of productivity depends on your capability to manage them to a large extent. And you will agree that it is quite easy to 'manage' a remote team ineffectively or lose track of how they are performing. So, here are a few mistakes that should be avoided when you manage your remote teams. 


The performance of your remote team is not managed properly


Since a part of your workforce is operating from remote sites, they will require inspiration from you. Scheduling performance review meets and motivation has immense importance when it comes to the performance of the remote employees and the overall productivity. 

Not getting in touch with your remote workforce daily


When you get in touch with your remote teams daily, it is a way of showing them that you value their work and are interested in how they are working. It is also an indication for them that they have someone to seek support from. You can schedule the first day of the week for such touch points through remote meetings. 


Not providing weekly feedback


While feedback is crucial for all, it is even more important when you have remote teams.  In case you do not have a system of weekly feedback in place, start having it as soon as possible. You will get valuable 

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