5 smart tips to help you excel at remote performance management
As a manager, awareness is an absolute key to running a successful operation with remote teams. Here are five things to consider.
- Hot Topic
While the rating tells you how good a book is according to our two core criteria, it says nothing about its particular defining features. Therefore, we use a set of 20 qualities to characterize each book by its strengths:
Applicable – You’ll get advice that can be directly applied in the workplace or in everyday situations.
Analytical – You’ll understand the inner workings of the subject matter.
Background – You’ll get contextual knowledge as a frame for informed action or analysis.
Bold – You’ll find arguments that may break with predominant views.
Comprehensive – You’ll find every aspect of the subject matter covered.
Concrete Examples – You’ll get practical advice illustrated with examples of real-world applications or anecdotes.
Controversial – You’ll be confronted with strongly debated opinions.
Eloquent – You’ll enjoy a masterfully written or presented text.
Engaging – You’ll read or watch this all the way through the end.
Eye opening – You’ll be offered highly surprising insights.
For beginners – You’ll find this to be a good primer if you’re a learner with little or no prior experience/knowledge.
For experts – You’ll get the higher-level knowledge/instructions you need as an expert.
Hot Topic – You’ll find yourself in the middle of a highly debated issue.
Innovative – You can expect some truly fresh ideas and insights on brand-new products or trends.
Insider’s take – You’ll have the privilege of learning from someone who knows her or his topic inside-out.
Inspiring – You’ll want to put into practice what you’ve read immediately.
Overview – You’ll get a broad treatment of the subject matter, mentioning all its major aspects.
Scientific – You’ll get facts and figures grounded in scientific research.
Visionary – You’ll get a glimpse of the future and what it might mean for you.
Well structured – You’ll find this to be particularly well organized to support its reception or application.
People will continue to work from home. Employers recognize the advantages and, consequently, are restructuring jobs and making many roles permanently remote. But managers and employees continue to struggle: New modes of working require new strategies to maintain morale, facilitate teamwork and strengthen engagement. Bas Kohnke is co-founder of the performance management platform Impraise. Although he’s touting the tools his platform features, his solid article offers concise advice and relevant insights for managers adapting their performance management practices to the new reality of remote work.
About the Author
Bas Kohnke is the co-founder of Impraise, a web and mobile app for sharing actionable, timely feedback between colleagues.