International Business – Tips to Manage Remote Workers


In Global Business, more and more firms rely on overseas talent.
Can firms manage employees overseas the same way they manage remote
employees in the United States? What is the difference between
managing an IT worker in Utah and one in Ukraine?

The differences of culture, work ethics and communication can make
managing (in our example) a Ukrainian employee much more difficult,
if not impossible, unless you use a few key techniques.

Here are a few:
– Get on the same team. It sounds like a bad 1970s sports movie,
but U.S. managers need to think in terms of the group. For the
Ukrainian, he