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Cooperation in a distributed team

Key goal:

Identifying key areas for building effective cooperation in a remote team, as well as learning specific tools that support this cooperation.


You will learn key aspects that affect the effectiveness of cooperation in a distributed team.
You will learn how to strengthen cooperation, despite the conditions resulting from the specifics of remote and asynchronous work.
You will learn to recognize "threat signals" in cooperation in a distributed team and respond to them appropriately.


  • What particularly differentiates cooperation in a remote team from "traditional" collaboration? Key threats to the efficiency and effectiveness of team activities.
  • Effective cooperation in a distributed team, i.e. prevention is better than cure.
    • How to build mutual trust and promote open communication in the absence of constant contact in the company?
    • How to organize the (co) work system to strengthen responsibility and commitment without having to watch over it all the time?
    • What tools support a common focus on achieving quantitative and qualitative results despite the distance and asynchronity of operations?
  • Three strategies for dealing with difficult situations.
    • One-on-one communication: how to correct the activities of individual employees?
    • Interview with the team: how to review the quality of cooperation, develop and implement improvement actions?
    • Escalation: what to do when "nothing works"?
    • Pyramid of communication channels: do not torment meetings, there are other methods.
  • Manager supporting cooperation in a distributed team: knowledge, skills, attitudes.