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2014-06-18 08:34:31

Findings reinforce the need for new communications and collaboration technologies to enable the new way to work MUNICH and RESTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unify today released Volume 2 of the industry leading New Way to Work (#NW2W) Index, showing the impact technology has on team success. The research conducted for the #NW2W Index Volume 2 ran between March and April 2014, surveying 137 business executives and team members from around the world to get a real world view of the...

2014-03-20 23:30:59

John Davern, Jr., MBA, HR & Recruitment Expert and President & CEO of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC, shares best practices on how to utilize virtual teams and resources to become a globally effective leader at the GlobalBusinessNews & Executive Next Practices forum on Managing Global Talent and the 21st Century Workforce. Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 After his successful talk on “Outsourcing Trends and Workforce Management” last January 2014, John Davern,...

2013-05-10 23:05:05

Barcelona-based company Ricaris have a nice day s.l. announces the launch of Managing Virtual Teams (MVT) to teach and consult companies who need to improve the way they manage telecommuters and virtual teams. (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Ricaris have a nice day S.L., a multilingual web outsourcing services company established in 2009, employs 70 telecommuters full-time and serves important .COMs around the globe. Ricaris is pleased to announce the launch of its new consulting and teaching wing...

2011-05-23 09:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While businesses increasingly play on a global stage and a work force spread across geographies is the norm, a newly commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Brandman University shows conflicted opinions on the merits of a virtual work environment. While virtual teams are indisputably on the rise, companies may be underestimating the competitive advantages a distributed work force presents as they continue to view...

2010-06-08 13:16:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study released last month, 80% of corporate managers work virtually and 63% are members of global virtual teams. The key factors impairing virtual productivity are: cultural differences, communication styles, time-zone differences, language and a lack of face-to-face contact, according to the Virtual Teams Survey Report 2010 - The Challenges of Working in Virtual Teams, by RW3 CultureWizard, an intercultural training consultancy specializing...

2010-05-04 07:00:00

SEATTLE, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study revealed that job satisfaction across the U.S. has fallen to its lowest level in two decades. According to business consultant Patrick Adkisson, there is a direct correlation between employee engagement and job satisfaction. Not only are engaged employees more satisfied with their jobs, they are more productive, said Adkisson. "Everybody in human resources - Gallup, Marcus Buckingham, Tom Peters - is talking about the 'strengths movement,'" he...

2010-02-12 07:10:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Storms like the unprecedented blast that knocked out power, roads, and transit lines this past week haven't shut down the workplace for everyone. Even when workers can't get to the office, the workplace can be extended to home, allowing businesses to maintain operations and productivity. "Getting work done is more about process and less about the place," said workplace consultant Debra Dinnocenzo, president of VirtualWorks!, a training and...


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