samedi 4 février 2012

Yael Zofi: A Manager's Guide To Virtual Teams - Blog Business Success Radio

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Founder and CEO of AIM Strategies®, Applied Innovative Management®, and author of the authoritative and practical advice filled book A Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams, Yael Zofi, describes how virtual teams are reshaping the way we do business. Combining technology and globalization, virtual teams are the new face of teamwork in business. Yael Zofi offers advice for managing teams of people who are not in the same building, the same city, or even in the same country.

Yael Zofi shares real answers to the most frequently asked questions about virtual teams, and provides best practices to ensure peak performance from all team members. Discover how to set up a virtual team the right way from the very beginning of the project, and learn how to avoid the most frequent pitfalls and mistakes made in virtual team management. Yael Zofi demonstrates how to maximize the benefits of virtual teams, including how to manage trust, communication, defusing conflict, and managing the deliverables successfully.

Yael Zofi is my internet radio show guest on Blog Business Success; hosted live on BlogTalkRadio.

The show airs live on Tuesday, February 7, at 8:00 pm Eastern Time; 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Founder and CEO of AIM Strategies®, Applied Innovative Management®, and author of the authoritative and practical advice filled book A Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams, Yael Zofi, describes how virtual teams are reshaping the way we do business. You will learn:

* Why virtual teams are being ever more important for companies

* How to set up and manage a virtual team the right way

* How to ensure that teams produce results and deliver the goods on time

* What is the future of virtual teams for business and for management



Yael Zofi (photo left) s the Founder and CEO of AIM Strategies®, Applied Innovative Management®. For 20+ years she has applied behavioral science techniques to organizations and teams and has dedicated her efforts to improving productivity in the areas of global leadership development, virtual team effectiveness and cross cultural communications.

Throughout her career, Ms. Zofi worked with clients in the high-tech, financial services, pharmaceutical, healthcare, electronics and media industries as well as non-profits and educational institutions. Her organizational development work focuses on helping leaders and teams become more successful through strategic alignment and guided change. She created assessment tools, facilitated global team strategy retreats, designed international talent management programs and lead merger integrations with three global organizations. Ms. Zofi also implemented process improvement, talent retention and performance management programs across three continents.

Prior to forming AIM Strategies®, Applied Innovative Management®, Ms. Zofi was Senior Vice President of Performance Management, Leadership and Organizational Development with J.P. Morgan.

While at Morgan, Ms. Zofi facilitated several global transformation initiatives, including working with senior management to implement performance, customer and organizational strategies aligned with new business directions, technologies and public policies. She worked in Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia), Latin America (Argentina, Brazil and Mexico) and Europe (UK, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, as well as the Eastern Block). Prior to Morgan, she spent several years with Accenture (Change Management) and Price Waterhouse Coopers (Post-Merger Integration) working on business process re-engineering and leadership development assignments.

My book review of A Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams by Yael Zofi.

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Let's talk with founder and CEO of AIM Strategies®, Applied Innovative Management®, and author of the authoritative and practical advice filled book A Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams, Yael Zofi, as she describes how virtual teams are reshaping the way we do business. Combining technology and globalization, virtual teams are the new face of teamwork in business. Yael Zofi offers advice for managing teams of people who are not in the same building, the same city, or even in the same country.

Yael Zofi shares real answers to the most frequently asked questions about virtual teams, and provides best practices to ensure peak performance from all team members. Discover how to set up a virtual team the right way from the very beginning of the project, and learn how to avoid the most frequent pitfalls and mistakes made in virtual team management. Yael Zofi demonstrates how to maximize the benefits of virtual teams, including how to manage trust, communication, defusing conflict, and managing the deliverables successfully on Blog Business Success Radio.

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