Across a broad spectrum of industries, the trend of remote work is gaining traction for both organizations and their workforce. Evidence has shown that when employees have the liberty to operate from a setting of their choice, they typically demonstrate enhanced productivity, greater job satisfaction, and improved overall happiness.
However, navigating the waters of remote team leadership introduces a unique set of complexities for managers. When a team is not working together in the same physical space, its leader must be able to provide guidance and manage performance without being present.
To fully capitalize on the benefits of a remote team, organizations and their managers must learn how to overcome potential challenges that can arise.