By Dr. Marie Gould Harper
Program Director, Management at American Public University
As more organizations recognize the value of team performance to the bottom line, it is important that we assess what makes a team effective. Leaders at organizations such as Zappos are convinced that flat organizations can be functional and productive if you motivate and coach your employees to work with one another for the common cause.
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Telecommuting and remote work is on the rise. Among the many implications of this phenomenon is that we meet and collaborate via telephone more frequently. This removes the ability to see the people we are interacting with as well as the opportunity to interpret body language.