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Main Title Virtual collaboration : work from anywhere, overcommunicate, avoid isolation.
Publisher Harvard Business Review Press,
Year Published 2016
OCLC Number 922454252
ISBN 9781633691476; 1633691470; 1633691489; 9781633691483
Subjects Virtual work teams ; Business communication ; Telecommuting
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  HD66.V556 2016 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 06/26/2023
Collation xii, 121 pages ; 18 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Whether you work at a home office or in one location of a global company, you need to work well with others to meet your professional and organizational goals. This book offers strategies for collaborating with colleagues more effectively no matter where you are. You'll learn tips and strategies for addressing a wide range of virtual work challenges, from conference calls to team chat room etiquette to navigating time zones to coping when technologies fail to avoiding feeling disconnected when you're not interacting one-on-one at the coffee station. Virtual Collaboration guides you through the basics of: - Deciding whether remote work is right for you - Communicating effectively over a variety of media - Clarifying the processes, goals, and tools you'll use to communicate and collaborate with your colleagues - Navigating common challenges, such as technology glitches, isolation, conflict, and performance issues.-- What is virtual collaboration? -- The challenges of virtual collaboration -- Clarify expectations for your work -- Define the work -- Agree on roles, tasks, and processes -- Establish a code of conduct -- Manage your technology -- Assess your needs -- Select your hardware and software -- Put your tools to work -- What to do when technology fails -- Build productive relationships -- "Meet" your colleagues -- Establish trust -- Manage conflict -- Communicate effectively -- Pick the right channel -- Get--and keep--your colleagues' attention over email -- Hold people accountable -- Give and receive feedback -- Set boundaries -- Manage common problems -- Set and maintain a schedule that works -- Make your work visible to others -- Combat isolation -- Learn more.