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Working Together Yet Apart: How to Create Optimal Collaboration on Global Virtual Teams
Monday 06/18/2018 07:00 AM - 08:15 AM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Communication, Global & Cultural Effectiveness | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn how to enhance collaboration on your next high-performing global virtual team. 

True virtual collaboration is critical for attracting and engaging remote global talent which is estimated to reach 1.3 billion people worldwide. Successful gig work and global projects require more than simply accepting remote arrangements. Building a team-centered collaborative culture is paramount to engaging your virtual employees. But, how do you engage remote participants? What strategies bridge time zones, languages, cultures and technology to maximize belongingness? During this session you will learn best practices and be able to share your experiences. This session will helpyou:

  • Understand the complexities of global virtual teams and what is at stake for attracting and retaining talent, including potential rewards and pitfalls.
  • Learn from current research and share best practices that leverage the powerful influences of collaboration, virtual technologies and cultures.
  • Identify the best strategies to consider for your unique global virtual team goals.
Karin Goettsch, Ph.D., CPLP  Photo
Karin Goettsch, Ph.D., CPLP , Manager, Global Talent Management ,
The Mosaic Company