Course Number: BUS553
During the last two years, the world has seen unprecedented growth in distributed employees as a consequence of COVID-19. Distributed workforces use a variety of telecommunication networks and tools to establish connectivity as well as provide organizational policies and procedures, email, and interactive meetings. Distributed teams encompass organizations that (1) offer flexible work arrangements and whose employees work out of home offices rather than on-site; and (2) have employees who are geographically distant. Employers have acknowledged that managing distributed employees is different than managing employees on-site, noting that it is difficult to keep employees engaged and connected. Thus, distributed workplaces have created challenges to organizational behavior. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that the need for managers who know how to manage distributed employees is growing at a faster-than-average rate. Research has suggested that when strategically planned and implemented, distributed work programs increase productivity
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