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Question: What is you best advice for managing and engaging staff that are based in multiple locations, often rurally?

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What is you best advice for managing and engaging staff that are based in multiple locations, often rurally?

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Hello Kellan, thank you for your question. Effective communication is central in the management of teams in distributed locations. This entails timely and constructive feedback to each team as appropriate so that everyone in your Organisation is getting the same message as appropriate to their team. A good way to do this is through the empowerment of your team leads. This way you can disseminate central messages to the team leads and they can then distill these messages as appropriate to their individual teams. The team leads should also be empowered to act on behalf of central management in overseeing their teams day to day. Lastly, the presence of a clear employee handbook that is given to each employee is a great way to manage teams in distributed locations.

Foluso Agbaje

Jobberman - Nigeria