HANNOVER MESSE 2019, 01 - 05 April
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WS08: Far, far away, and yet so close. Success factors for leading virtual teams

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Convention Center (CC), Session 1



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Career 4.0, The changing Face of Work

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Remote leadership is seen in many companies as a challenge. Two of three executives in German-speaking countries see deficits for themselves when it comes to leading virtual teams. Research shows that there are clear competitive advantages when a team is spread all over Germany, Europe or the world – provided executives and team members are able to create closeness and mutual trust despite spacial distance. At the end of the session the participants know

  • The particulars of communication across time and space
  • The importance of an online identity
  • Ways to create closeness and build up trust
  • The potential of using virtual tools
  • Tips and tricks for remote leadership  


  Stefanie Söbke

Stefanie Söbke

Consulting Personnel and Organizational Development, CONTUR GmbH Consulting I Training

Stefanie Söbke has been a coach and consultant for Personnel and Organizational Development at CONTUR GmbH (Ltd) ...

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