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Keys to Remote Management – Key #3: Work with them

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: management|

In previous posts I talked about the need for real relationships and for eye-to-eye contact when managing remote employees.  The final key recommendation is to work with them.  By that I mean, work directly together with them on a task or project as a team.  Let me start by sharing a related story. I experienced a company reorganization early in [...]

Keys To Remote Management – Key #2: Look Them In The Eyes

By | June 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

You might be thinking, how can looking them in the eyes be part of an article about remote management? The answer: video. Managers around the world will attest to the importance of communicating face-to-face with employees, and managers with outsourcing 1.0 backgrounds (my term) will tell you that you HAVE to get on a plane and visit everyone at least [...]

Keys To Remote Management – Key #1: Relationships

By | April 1st, 2016|Categories: management|

At Codev, managing workers remotely is at the core of what we do, and is a hurdle that many of our clients have to overcome. I’ve researched the topic and compared the research to my experience managing remote teams, both software developers as well as non-technical teams. I’ve distilled it down to three keys to successful remote management. Originally, I [...]

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