How are Australia’s leading businesses benefitting from virtual teams?

Many of us have observed that today’s workplace is moving more and more towards remote work, working ‘outside the office’. As a result, some of Australia’s largest businesses are making virtual teams and ‘anywhere working’ work. How are they making it work?   In this blog, we have pulled together reports, case studies and interviews held …

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To make virtual teams successful, here is the main thing to get right

The first thing to get right for successful virtual teams is trust.   The trustworthiness of staff is not the only area where trust is important. Trust is critical at all levels to establish virtual teams that reap rewards.   The most significant barrier to establishing a culture of trust is that most organisations still value …

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What made Harvard Business Review decide that working from home is more productive?

For many organisations the idea of receiving an extra hour’s work each day from each employee could seem too good to be true. Harvard Business Review (HBR) thought just that and so put recent findings from Stanford University about the increased output of remote workers to the test.   The Stanford study is the most robust …

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Australian advice for virtual teams prompted by the US book ‘Remote’

Have you ever asked the question “If I can’t see my staff, how do I know they are working?” The authors of ‘Remote: Office Not Required’ answer that question.   Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson are successful IT professionals with a healthy sense of good management. While some of the ideas are unlikely to …

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