A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers

Harvard Business Review Article (5 minutes)

Read the article for specific, research-based steps that managers can take without great effort to improve the engagement and productivity of remote / virtual employees, even when there is little time to prepare.

Also, by clicking on online learning, you can sign up for a short microcourse on leading great virtual meetings.


Tips To Make Telework Work For Your Team

Advisory Board Blog (5 minutes)

For teams that work remotely/virtually, leaders need to keep their them engaged and productive. Use these tips to manage your remote/virtual team:

  • Clarify goals and roles

  • Make time for collaboration and connectedness

  • Empathize and manage the need for flexibility

  • Make virtual meetings effective and engaging

  • Provide guidance on working hours

Also, access tools and resources on managing virtually.


6 Ways to Make Virtual Meetings More Effective

Advisory Board Blog (5 minutes)

Public health officials have encouraged the public to practice social distancing and limit in-person gathering to 10 people or less.

For many clinical leadership teams, this means transitioning from in-person to virtual meetings to achieve consensus on critical decisions about how their organizations will respond to a surge of COVID-19 patients. 

The Advisory Board has pulled together six tips to make virtual meetings more effective.

Also, access tools and resources on managing virtually.


Introducing Skype for Business

Short videos on different topics (2-3 minutes each)

Skype for Business is an online platform, supported by Montefiore IT, that allows teams to communicate and collaborate virtually.  Using these videos, learn how to use Skype for Business for audio and videoconferencing, screen sharing, and instant messaging—one-on-one or group conversations.

Also, access tools and resources on managing virtually.