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Managing Without Walls: Maximize Success with Virtual, Global, and Cross-Cultural Teams by Kevin Wegryn, Colleen Garton

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Required Skill Sets for the Remote Team Member

Members of a virtual team need the same basic skill Sets (general management, people management, etc.) as their managers.

General-Management Skill Set

Many aspects of the general-management skill Sets apply to individual remote workers as well as to the manager of a virtual team. Remote workers need the ability to stay in control of their tasks, keep things on track, and to report current statuses.

General-Management Skill SetDescription
OrganizationIntermediate to high level of organizational skill. Ability to plan and organize tasks, meetings, and documentation.
Time managementAbility to manage time and tasks so that work is completed on time. Take time zones into account when planning time.
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