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Re: Management From Afar: Coaching a Team of Remote Workers
Posted by: Yaron Sinai 2009-10-09 14:08:26
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In our global economy, where outsourcing is common and the Internet makes it possible to work from almost any location under the sun, it's not unusual for a company to find itself in the position of having a large portion of its staff in various locations outside the main offices. Particularly in the technology industry, software and application development jobs are often filled by freelance workers. Teams may frequently be in different countries but working on the same project.


Managing Global Teams
Posted by: tkiisel 2009-10-22 08:33:38 In reply to: Yaron Sinai
Yaron, you are absolutely right. Managing global project teams can be problematic, but there are many organizations that are very successful at it.

New, on-demand PPM software can make some of the technical requirements a bit easier, but when it all comes down to it, project managers will need to learn how to work with cross-cultural project teams. I've commented more about this topic in a recent blog post: http://bit.ly/K8c8q

Thanks for your article,

Ty
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