How Do You Socialize Today’s Sustainable Work Teams?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jun 5, 2012 11:00 AM ET
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“People have evolved to become extremely good at dynamically adapting to our social environment. In teams, we constantly synchronize and modify our actions and expectations to keep them aligned with those of our collaborators…So managers of virtual teams should have dual, complementary objectives: structure and socialize.”
 
A passage taken from the Harvard Business Review post, Managing a Virtual Team, which examines the challenges of today’s multi-locational work dynamics.  With more companies expanding globally and offering remote connectivity, the traditional manager must expand upon his/her skills to allow for a broader span of resources.  But what is the optimal solution?  HBR offers some basic facilitation questions for virtual teams and their leaders to consider: Click here to continue reading How Do You Socialize Today’s Sustainable Work Teams?
 
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