A major concern that managers have with their teams going completely remote is a potential decline in productivity. Some leaders worry their workers may not feel the same accountability to their colleagues as they might if they worked in shared physical spaces with true face-to-face interaction.
However, if your team has operated remotely throughout the pandemic, you can find ways to double down on what has worked to maintain that accountability, no matter where your team is located. To help improve a remote team’s productivity, 15 members of Forbes Business Council, including CEO & Co-founder of Edison Interactive, Jeremy Ostermiller, shared their best tips for managers:
Foster An Intrapreneurship Mindset
Foster an intrapreneurship mindset, which means employees have all the principles of an entrepreneur—they take the responsibility to create new ideas and processes and are willing to take risks. In essence, employees are more accountable in their role and are motivated to support the company initiatives. Also, they are likely to hold themselves accountable because your business is their business. - Jeremy Ostermiller, Edison Interactive.
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