The Virtual Manager: Cutting-Edge Solutions for Hiring, Managing, Motivating, and Engaging Mobile Employees

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Paperback, Career Press, 2012, ISBN13 9781601631855, ISBN10 1601631855
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Paperback, Career Press, 2012, ISBN13 9781601631855, ISBN10 1601631855

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Paperback, Career Press, 2012, ISBN13 9781601631855, ISBN10 1601631855

""The Virtual Manager" is a useful guide to uncharted territory: how to manage people you can't see while encouraging their self-sufficiency. Whether managing customer service
reps or astronauts (the ultimate virtual workers), this book will help you master the new world of work."
--Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School professor and best-selling author of "Confidence" and "SuperCorp"
""The Virtual Manager" chronicles the reality of the mobile employee. It offers managers and employees concrete tips and insightful case studies for how to help employees be productive from remote locations. For employees working virtually and for managers managing across boundaries, the book will be a source of both inspiration and advice."
--Dave Ulrich, professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and partner, The RBL Group
The mere suggestion of employees working from home is enough to make many managers sweat. Faced with the prospect of managing an employee they can't even see, many discover that their managerial style just doesn't work anymore. As an increasing number of jobs can be executed from home, managers must learn how to adapt their leadership style to cater to remote employees.
Based on years of research, "The Virtual Manager" provides any manager with the tools he or she needs to successfully work with virtual employees. Trust us: it's not like managing office-bound employees This book is a tell-all user manual for a new generation of managers.
To stay competitive in a global marketplace, it is essential to incorporate virtual employees into talent management strategy. "The Virtual Manager" arms managers with the knowledge they need to be become effective virtual leaders, including actionable advice on how to:
Leverage the top engagement drivers for virtual employees
Develop or alter policies and procedures to fit virtual employees' needs
Impact business outcomes through a flexible work strategy

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Number of Pages: 223
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Sheridan, Kevin
Publisher: Career Pr Inc
Publication Date: January, 2012
ISBN-13: 9781601631855
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.50 IN
ISBN-10: 1601631855
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