Distributed Organization Blueprint

Creating Remote Teams and Departments is a no-brainer in the 21st Century. The technology tools are available and the environment demands it.

In order for a company to pursue a remote working strategy, they need these elements:

  1. Policies
  1. Workers can choose work hours and need to be contactable during certain hours.
  2. Employees come to office or have a work retreat when a project needs in-person attention.
  3. Distraction-free home working environment.
  4. Provide the technology to support home working environments (wi-fi, cell phone, hardware, software)
  1. Technological Infrastructure
  1. Online conversation space
  2. Virtual conferencing
  3. Group chat
  4. Project Collaboration
  5. File Sharing
  6. Accounting
  1. Culture
  1. Results oriented
  2. Trust
  3. Transparent, open communication
  4. Drive: autonomy, mastery, purpose
  5. Visible, conscious leadership
  1. Organizational Structure
  1. Clear roles and results
  2. Accountability structure
  3. Systems and processes clearly mapped out

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