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PBworks Links of Interest

 

Virtual Employee Management (our page)

 

Multiculturalism and leadership styles

 

Managing Virtual Employees

 

Other Sources

 

Telework.gov annual reports to Congress:

http://www.telework.gov/reports_and_studies/annual_reports/index.aspx

 

http://www.telework.gov/reports_and_studies/related_reports/index.aspx

 

Federal Management Regulation;

Guidelines for Alternative Workplace

Arrangements:

http://www.gsa.gov/graphics/ogp/AWABulletin-b3-2006_R25U8_0Z5RDZ-i34K-pR.pdf

 

 

1.Performance Management

 

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/performance-management/performance-management-cycle/planning/managing-teleworkers-requires-topnotch-performance-management-skills/

 

This page of the opm.gov site states that maintaining performance levels in teleworking requires excellent supervisory skills in the following areas:

  • Planning the work

  • Setting expectations

  • Monitoring performance

  • Recognizing employees for their performance

It then goes into further detail with about a paragraph on each topic.

 

Basics for Managers

http://www.telework.gov/Tools_and_Resources/Basics_Managers/index.aspx

This is a simple to read and expound upon 13-step list of basics for managers to employ when managing telework employees.  This is a higher-level list.

 

8 Tips for Managing Virtual Employees:

http://www.hiretheworld.com/blog/employers/business-news/8-tips-for-managing-virtual-employees

This list is more task-based and lower level, but filled with good tips.  It delves into assessing virtual employee’s language compatibility and makes an interesting point about culture that more problems arise from different cultures with the same language than those from different languages.

 

Managing Groups and Teams/How Do You Manage Global Virtual Teams?

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Managing_Groups_and_Teams/How_Do_You_Manage_Global_Virtual_Teams%3F

This wikibooks page covers topics such as creating a mission, goals, and ground rules, to Complimentary roles and responsibilities, and building relationships, trust and rewarding experiences.

 

http://www.telework.gov/guidance_and_legislation/telework_guide/telework_guide.pdf

Outlines telework policy and procedures for Federal agencies.

 

http://www.gsa.gov/graphics/ogp/FMR2007-B1ITBulletin_R2HB2C_0Z5RDZ-i34K-pR.txt

Guidelines for teleworking for Federal employees and agencies

 

www.navair.navy.mil/TFSMD/telework/TeleworkGuide.doc‎

Guidance to implement the DoD Telework Program and implementing different policies within individual departments.

 

http://fcw.com/articles/2011/10/31/gsa-new-telework-policy.aspx

Article discussing the GSA’s campaign to enable more workers to work remotely.

 

http://www.world.org/weo/telecommuting

Link directory for other telecommuting resources online.

 

http://www.teleworker.org/articles/telework_security.html

Discusses security policies & procedures for the teleworker. How to enforce policy through technology and legal means.

 

http://www.cleanaircampaign.org/Your-Workplace/Telework-Compressed-Work-Week-and-Flextime-Consulting/Telework/Telework-Resource-Tools

Checklists and forms for the virtual employee. Including a sample policy, home office safety, implementation process, and eligibility survey.

 

http://www.globalworkplaceanalytics.com/resources/links-resources

 

http://www.telework.gov/Tools_and_Resources/Training/Managers/index.aspx

 

http://www.ffeic.org/assets/File/Some%20Interesting%20Telework%20Resources.pdf

 

http://www.workshiftcanada.com/resources

White Papers and research on working remotely

 

http://www.resnaprojects.org/AFTAP/telework/resources/RESNA.html

 

http://www.sociosite.net/topics/telework.php

 

http://www.virtualworkswell.com/telework

 

http://www.thepicnow.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=24

Very interesting white papers about virtual workforce realities presenting an overview of the evolution of work area, what managers think about new collaborative tools as well as its impact on productivity, satisfaction and engagement of employees. Are also considered the challenges to take under account and the rules for an organization wanting to implement such collaborative tools procedure.

http://www.proformative.com/articles/difficulty-managing-mobile-workforce

http://www.managementconcepts.com/course.aspx?id=4730

http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/11/how_to_manage_conflict_in_virt.html

http://www.virtualteambuilders.com/blog/2013/01/29/virtual-team-managers-do-you-have-these-essential-managerial-competencies/

 

http://hiring.monster.com/hr/hr-best-practices/workforce-management/employee-performance-management/virtual-management.aspx

Brief information about virtual employee management and how to set policy.

 

http://bestpracticesforbusiness.com/2010/07/23/managing-remote-employees/

 

http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/roles/mgr/flexwork/telework/index.html

Sample telework policy.

 

http://library.depaul.edu.ezproxy1.lib.depaul.edu/CheckURL.aspx?address=http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy1.lib.depaul.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=37295790&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Helpful white paper to discuss some good practices for managing a virtual team.

 

 

 

 

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