[Virtual Teambuilders blog]
A virtual manager is more than a figurehead, email address or phone number. Research has shown that the specific relationship a virtual team manager develops with his or her team members matters a great deal when it comes to steering a virtual team toward success. An effective team manager will build trust, encourage motivation, and produce wonderful results within their team; conversely, a weak team manager who does not possess essential managerial competencies could create a fragmented team who doesn’t see much of success at all. Having said all that, we should go into a bit more detail. What are the specific managerial competencies of an effective virtual manager?
Via Arie Baan