Making virtual telecommuting work

A blueprint for building an e-Workplace To Better Manage Your Remote Workforce

Pam Stanford, Director of IBM On Demand Workplace Solutions, in an article Success in a Virtual World published in Line 56 July 2003 establishes 4 useful principles for making a success of Organisational Telecommuting:

  1. Establish a purpose
  2. Measure the output not the process
  3. Maintain a balance between virtual and face-to-face meetings
  4. Use presence awareness to show your virtual office door is open

It’s neglecting simple things like this which can discredit and eventually destroy a good virtual workforce programme.

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