Personalized leadership key for keeping globally distributed teams on task by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at on 29 April 2013.

Ravi S. Gajendran states: “…In other words, leadership needs to be uniquely tailored to the team members rather than dictated from on high. It’s about building a relationship with each member, and that requires slightly more effort than in it would in a normal workplace setting.”  The other finding of the study is the need for constant, predictable contact to ensure that team members understand that their input matters, Gajendran says.” A leadership article that speaks to the challenges of leading distributed / virtual teams locally and around the world.

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