Distance matters. An effective leader who has regular face-to-face contact with employees might not be as effective in cyberspace. Good conventional leadership skills are necessary but not sufficient to lead others at a distance. The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) conducted the Taking the Pulse: Virtual Leadership
survey in March 2008. A total of 543 organizations participated.
The recently released Pulse Survey Findings for virtual leadership is now online and no longer available just to members. Download the Virtual Leadership Survey Findings
The Virtual Leadership Pulse Survey Findings cover these questions, among others:
- How satisfied are you with the effectiveness of your leadership in working with virtual teams or groups at a distance?
- To what extent does leadership development include topics specific about leading at a distance?
- In the context of other leadership and organizational development initiatives, how important is addressing the area of virtual leadership?
- When hiccups occur in working virtually, to what extent does your leadership recover?
Again, you can download the document