20 Focus Areas for Virtual and Remote Team Development (E-book/E-manual)
Are you looking for supportive activities for remote teams or virtual workers to become a better team, or better at working together?A study by Flexjobs and Global Workforce Analytics found that remote work grew by 159% between 2005 and 2017. At the same time, how much are you investing into your remote teams and virtual collaboration?
Virtual and remote work to expand in terms of size and scope. From straddling cities to straddling time zones, virtual and remote teams benefit from intentional team development focus. A 2016 study from CultureWizard found that less than 1 in 3 remote teams benefit from a focus on team development.
In this 42 page e-book, author of Effective Virtual Conversations, Jennifer Britton covers 20 core areas essential for creating high performing teams in the virtual and remote team space.
This e-book is intended as a PRIMER, and a conversation starter for the teams you work with. Resource lists include follow-up resources (websites and books) you may want to explore further.
Each focus area includes an activity you can undertake with the teams you are supporting. 9 activities include a worksheet you can share with your team members.
Focus areas include:
- Getting To Know Each Other as a Team
- Goals and Work planning
- Team Roles
- SMART-E Goals
- Strategic Issues Mapping
- Difficult Conversations
- Matrix Management
- Intercultural Skills
- Project Management
- Relationship Building
The digital product is delivered as a PDF file.
For more tips and ideas visit the Teams365 blog at PotentialsRealized.com
About the Author: Award winning program designer and author of five books, Jennifer Britton has spent the better part of the last 30 years supporting teams - first as a program manager and director for international organizations including the United Nations, and for the last fifteen years with teams from across health care, education, financial services and safety. Jennifer is author of five books including the 2017 Effective Virtual Conversations, and 2019 PlanDoTrack Workbook and Planner for Virtual and Remote Professionals.