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Leading Effective Virtual Teams

Overcoming Time and Distance to Achieve Exceptional Results, 1st Edition

By Nancy M. Settle-Murphy

Auerbach Publications

236 pages

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A proliferation of new technologies has lulled many into thinking that we actually have to think less about how we communicate. In fact, communicating and collaborating across time, distance, and cultures has never been more complex or difficult.Written as a series of bulleted tips drawn from client experiences and best practices, Leading Effective

Table of Contents

Why Virtual Teams Fail. Profile of Successful Virtual Teams. What Makes a Great Virtual Team. How to Lean a Virtual Team. Accelerating Virtual Team Performance. How to Facilitate High-Impact Team Performance. Virtual Team Launch Kit.

About the Author

A renowned expert in the fields of remote collaboration, global teams, and managing wide-scale organizational change, Nancy Settle-Murphy is a popular author of articles, white papers, e-zines, and booklets. Her articles have appeared in publications such as The Meeting Professional, Mass High Tech, IT Executive Journal, PM Network, Association Management Magazine, and Intercom.

Drawing from more than two decades of experience in facilitating the work of global teams, Nancy leads highly productive working sessions designed to efficiently and effectively tap the best thinking of key contributors working across time zones, locations, and cultures. Among her recent clients are Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Shell Oil, Greenpeace International, Medco Health Systems, Partners Healthcare, Unilever, and the Consortium for Energy Efficiency. Nancy is an active member of the International Association of Facilitators, the Virtual Facilitators Linked-In Roundtable, Boston Facilitator's Roundtable, and American Society for Training and Development.

A presenter, trainer, and coach, Nancy parlays her expertise to help answer questions such as:

? Under what conditions must we really meet face to face to get work done?

? How can we make remote meetings productive amidst chronic multitasking?

? How do we engage and motivate virtual team members in times of change?

? Can remote teams really cultivate trust when social relationships are not possible?

? What communications methods work best for cross-cultural virtual teams?

? How can we navigate our way around cross-cultural differences?

? What skills are essential for leading virtual teams?

Some of Nancy's most popular speaking topics include: Facilitating Cross-Cultural Teams, Building Trust Across Borders, Leading Virtual Teams, Planning and Leading Engaging Virtual Meetings, and Jumpstarting a Successful Global Project Team. Nancy is available as a spea

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing