“Most of us think that virtual communication, as compared to face-to-face communication, probably has a big minus sign in front of it,” says Leigh Thompson, a professor of management and organizations at Kellogg.
But for all of the awkwardness and confusion they cause, virtual meetings present opportunities to collaborate, brainstorm, and problem-solve that may not have been apparent before, Thompson says.
On this episode of The Insightful Leader, Thompson details three ways to leverage the virtual world to create a place where everyone can get their best work done.
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