Maxim Strashun is a Senior HR Partner at Lenovo – he supports the Services organization in EMEA. Previously, he was the Head of Talent Development for Lenovo EMEA. He specialized in development of current management, senior management, and pre-executive team and creating the future management pipeline. Maxim is Canadian. He moved to the Czech Republic sixteen years ago and worked as a management trainer, teambuilding instructor and management coach. Nine years ago he moved to Slovakia to manage training and talent development for Lenovo in EMEA. He has trained in Europe, Asia, Latin and North America and lectured on management skills, developing future managers and engaging employees at universities and at HR conferences in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Spain, UK and Belgium. He loves to share ideas and programs, what worked for him and what he’d suggest to avoid – best learning happens during discussions.
Managing mobile & remote employees – our findings and techniques for being a better remote manager
Managing people remotely is a very common aspect of life in multinational corporations. Most managers find managing remote employees much more difficult than managing their local team. Based on our internal Lenovo research and questionnaires, interviews with managers whose teams identify them as excellent remote managers and extensive training experience on remote management, this presentation will offer you key practical techniques for being a better remote manager.
This presentation includes:
- Research we’ve done into managing remote teams and being remotely managed: some surprising findings
- Tools and techniques from most effective and successful remote managers (as chosen by their team members and colleagues)
- Practical aspects: running performance reviews, developing remote team members, driving their engagement
- Program for involving remotely-managed employees into the life of the local site – leads to increased satisfaction and engagement