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Virtual Teams Book: Trust & surveillance… extract from Chapter 3

In July, I drafted the first chapter of my book about leading virtual teams. Head over here to learn more about the project. Progress since the last post Since my last post, I have been working on Chapter 3. This includes some of the most interesting sections relating to Learning Technology and Open Education, in particular a section on open approaches to leadership. The chapter was harder to write because I had a lot of things I…

Virtual Teams Book – First Chapter Done

Just over a month ago, this project to write a book about leading virtual teams got underway. If you missed the first post that explains what the book is about and the open approach I am taking, then head here to catch up. Progress since the last post Since my last post, I have outlined what the book is going to be about and each chapter within it. I have set out word limits for…

Virtual Teams – The Book Project

Welcome to the first post in the Virtual Teams Book series. Read on or find out more about this project. An introduction: From learning online to working online More and more organisations are moving to working remotely. It’s becoming commonplace in sectors like education to work from home as part of geographically distributed teams. As the number of managers and leaders leading virtual teams is increasing, everyone is looking to learn how to effectively manage…

Welcome to Leading Virtual Teams – the book

Leading Virtual Teams – Field Notes from a CEO by Dr Maren Deepwell will be published in 2022 as an open access publication by the Association for Learning Technology, UK.  What is it like to manage a virtual team and to lead an organisation from home?  How can you not only meet budget targets and KPIs but balance business needs with employee happiness and wellbeing? Since the global pandemic in 2020 forced many to work…

Leading a virtual team: mental wellbeing for virtual teams

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and here in the UK restrictions are lifting and things are getting a lit bit easier and from next week, the slow return to offices and campuses is entering a new phase. Whilst the weather is still a bit mixed we are slowly moving into a brighter time of year. In this month’s post, we are checking in with mental wellbeing for virtual teams. We are NOT going back Over…

Virtual Teams – the final episode and… keeping blogging!

Leading Virtual Teams? Homeworking? Is there something you'd like us to discuss? After 3 years of blogging #virtualTeams, 35+ posts & podcasts… 320 comments… 65,000 words, @mhawksey and I are preparing a very special podcast – the final instalment of our series! pic.twitter.com/34EQ0gnU0d — Dr Maren Deepwell (@MarenDeepwell) November 25, 2020 What is it like to lead a virtual team? What are the high points? What are the challenges? For the past three years we…

Virtual Teams: moving parts

Welcome to this month’s post (cross-posted here) in which we, that is Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey) and Maren Deepwell (@marendeepwell), openly share our approach to leading a virtual team. If this is your first time visiting this post series or you’d like to review previous posts go to our Virtual Teams summary page. This month we start our third year as a virtual team and we talk about the ups and downs of moving house as…

Virtual Teams: The heartbeat of a virtual team

Virtual Teams: The heartbeat of a virtual team  Welcome to this month’s post (cross-posted here) in which we, that is Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey) and Maren Deepwell (@marendeepwell), openly share our approach to leading a virtual team. If this is your first time visiting this post series or you’d like to review what we’ve posted in 2019 Maren has a Virtual Teams summary page. This month we are talking about Slack, scheduling team meetings, and how…

Virtual Teams: Finding Oxygen with Olaf Hubel at Google – podcast special 2019

Welcome to this month’s  special podcast (cross-posted here) in which we, that is Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey) and Maren Deepwell (@marendeepwell), openly share our approach to leading a virtual team.   If this is your first time visiting this post series or you’d like to review what we’ve posted in 2019 Maren has a Virtual Teams summary page. This time we are joined by our special guest, Olaf Hubel G Suite Developer Relations Team Leader at Google.…

Virtual Teams: CPD and CO2

Welcome to this month’s post (cross-posted here) in which we, that is Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey) and Maren Deepwell (@marendeepwell), openly share our approach to leading a virtual team.  If you haven’t come across our work before or like to find out more, you can catch up on earlier posts on our blogs, podcasts or find out more about ALT, the organisation we work for. This time we talk about staff benefits and CPD opportunities for…

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