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Perfect Phrases for Virtual Teamwork: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Fostering Collaboration at a Distance by Meryl Runion

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CHAPTER 8Define and Align the Virtual Team Culture

What you do is important. How you do it is also important. This section is about deciding how to play well with each other.

Perfect Phrases to Initiate a Dynamically Aligned Culture

Establish a deliberate culture to minimize cultural collisions that sabotage your virtual team effectiveness. Culture is behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular group. Cultural difference can result from age, department, nationality, gender, or many other differences, including differences in thinking. Virtual teams struggle most with the collision between adaptive and maintaining mindsets. If you hired for adaptability, your team members will have the temperament required to turn cultural differences ...

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