In this course, we have looked at the challenges of communication in a virtual team, as well as some tools and strategies to make it easier and better. You should now have a good understanding of what is needed to make communication between remote team workers and with your manager more effective and enjoyable, and some of the technology options available for this purpose. You can now enjoy the benefits of effective communication with your virtual team!
Discussion questions are used by workgroups who are taking courses concurrently and want to engage in a conversation about the course content. The use of discussion questions is optional.
- What are the current norms around communication for virtual teams in your organization?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of your current tools and strategies?
- Reflecting on what you have learned in this course, what kind of new strategies, agreements or tools do you think would make the greatest positive impact on your team?
- Which one/s can you implement right away and what would need to be in place for change to happen?
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