Madrid Faculty member writes a guide to the remote work revolution
In the first part ‘Working in Remote Teams’, you will examine what it means to collaborate virtually by exploring the ways we communicate and meet using technology as an enabler. You will also look at the challenges of working as part of a fully remote team; why being organized is important, how to go virtual, accommodate cultural diversity, build a community, the importance of communication, how to do it effectively and conflict resolution in a remote setting.
In the second part ‘Managing a Remote Team’, you will explore the best practices of managing a remote team, how managing remote workers differs from managing a team in an office setting and how to effectively use technology and security, foster diversity and inclusion in the team, as well as setting and measuring objectives and progress with hiring to onboarding and promotions.
Lastly, the book sheds light on how to take care of yourself for the long term in a full-time remote setting by diving into wellbeing practices and managing home distractions. Some practical tips and tricks to practicing self-care when working from home, from managing loneliness to maximizing productivity and everything in-between will be shared with you.