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  • ISBN: 9780749475963
  • ISBN: 074947596X
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 233 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London, United Kingdom ; Kogan Page, 2016.

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Virtual Leadership : Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams
Virtual Leadership : Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams
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Virtual Leadership : Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
About the authorp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
01The ups and downs of virtual workingp. 11
    Where virtual working works wellp. 11
    Where virtual working doesn't workp. 14
    Where virtual work shares challenges with face-to-face workp. 18
    Where virtual work has unique challengesp. 18
    Surveying the world of virtual workp. 21
    Summaryp. 24
    Questions for reflectionp. 24
    Referencesp. 24
02Virtual leadership, mindset and approachp. 25
    Leadership has changedp. 27
    Virtual leadershipp. 35
    Starting with self: your values and your motivationsp. 36
    Your mindset and attitudesp. 39
    Who am I?p. 46
    How can I change and develop myself?p. 47
    What is my virtual identity?p. 49
    Your environment for virtual leadershipp. 52
    Summaryp. 54
    Questions for reflectionp. 54
    References and further readingp. 55
03Working virtually with othersp. 57
    Knowing othersp. 59
    Trust in virtual teamsp. 63
    Virtual team complexityp. 68
    Taking virtual teams to high performancep. 72
    Conflictp. 76
    Practical team tools and strategies for virtual teamsp. 78
    Being a virtual leader within the teamp. 84
    Closing your virtual teamp. 85
    Getting to grips with working with others remotelyp. 86
    Summaryp. 87
    Questions for reflectionp. 87
    References and further readingp. 88
04Technology for virtual workp. 89
    Technology is only an enablerp. 89
    People need to be able to use the technologyp. 91
    Types of technologyp. 92
    Considerations for choosing virtual technologies: what works whenp. 101
    Technology: barriers to virtual workp. 110
    Technology: working with the human brainp. 115
    Going beyond what is possible in the face-to-face worldp. 118
    Summaryp. 120
    Questions for reflectionp. 121
    References and further readingp. 121
05Leading virtual meetingsp. 123
    Why leading meetings mattersp. 125
    Considerations for virtual meetingsp. 126
    Detailed preparation for virtual meetingsp. 132
    Planning the processes to usep. 135
    During your virtual meetingp. 138
    Keeping people engaged - the key challengep. 145
    Closing virtual meetingsp. 151
    What if you are not the official leader of the meeting?p. 153
    When your meeting is a mixture of virtual and face-to-facep. 153
    Summaryp. 157
    Questions for reflectionp. 157
    References and further readingp. 158
06Virtual working in between meetingsp. 159
    Introductionp. 159
    Reviewing aspects of virtual work outside of meetingsp. 162
    Productivity and effectivenessp. 166
    Deliveryp. 173
    Performancep. 175
    Summaryp. 177
    Questions for reflectionp. 177
    References and further readingp. 178
07Virtual working complications: time zones, language, culture and generationp. 179
    Wide time zonesp. 181
    Language issuesp. 186
    Culturep. 190
    Generationp. 197
    Summaryp. 203
    Questions for reflectionp. 204
    References and further readingp. 205
08Potential pitfalls and how to overcome themp. 207
    Issues that affect virtual leaders and team membersp. 208
    Issues related to live meetingsp. 210
    Issues with virtual work outside of meetingsp. 216
    Issues related to virtual working culturep. 217
    Questions for reflectionp. 218
09Inspiration for your virtual leadershipp. 219
    Top 10 tips for virtual leadersp. 219
    Evi's story: a Greek millennial tapping into global opportunitiesp. 220
    Ganesh's story: working from India, delivering value in the UKp. 221
    Tricia's story: delivering results rapidly with a star, virtual teamp. 223
    Steve's story: leading consultancy across three continentsp. 224
    Elizabeth's story: juggling multiple, virtual projects from homep. 225
    Brian's story: building a virtual, global communityp. 227
    Questions for reflectionp. 228
    Further readingp. 228
Indexp. 231
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