Studies show that nearly half of managers find it difficult to manage people remotely. Over the last two years, many employees were hired remotely and may not have met their coworkers in person. It is important to build trust in a work environment. One way to build trust is to increase accountability. Accountability promotes engagement and ownership because everyone is aware of their responsibilities and expectations.
This is especially vital in a decentralized workplace, because employees are assured each team member is pulling their weight without relying on others to get the work done for them. So, managers can by holding people to a common expectation by clearly defining the company’s goals. In this session, we will:
• Discuss the importance of trust in the workplace
• Review techniques to keep direct reports and team members on track and accountable for their work
• Explore best practices in building and maintaining teamwork in dispersed work environments