Managing remote and multicultural teams
Remote teams are becoming increasingly important in today's business environments because they allow companies to tap into a wider pool of professionals, provide their workforce with flexible working options and expand their presence across multiple markets. However, remote teams present a set of unique challenges that are a direct consequence of their geographically dispersed nature. Since face- to-face interaction is limited, building rapport and communicating effectively becomes even more critical. So which are the key practices that can help managers mitigate the disadvantages and leverage the strengths of such teams?