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20 Minute Manager: Leading Virtual Teams

Narrated by: James Edward Thomas
Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
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Summary

Leading any team involves managing people, technical oversight, and project administration, but leaders of virtual teams perform these functions from afar. Leading Virtual Teams walks you through the basics of: 

  • Connecting your people to each other - and to the team's mission 
  • Surmounting language, distance, and technology barriers 
  • Identifying and using the right communication channels 

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  • 23-04-20

Nice brief overview and tips

The authors did a nice job covering virtual team management quickly. It's a complex topic to cover so quickly, but I was reminded of and learned a number of important concepts for succeeding with virtual teams.

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  • Maggie Hatfield
  • 10-10-18

Just Ok

Last 2 chapters had the most relevant items. Bet there are better books out there.