We know remote work can get lonely sometimes. We also know that online collaboration can unleash organizational talents you weren’t exploiting previously, as some people who are talented but quiet at in-person meetings can shine when working virtually.
Sheela Subramanian, vice president, Future Forum, stresses the need to manage events in a way suitable for the way we work now, not the way we used to work. Some companies have changed where work happens, but remain stuck in antique patterns of how work takes place, she warns.
“Managers should focus on outcomes over activity and presenteeism,” she says.
What does this mean for managing remote meetings?