What is the biggest limitation to having a remote team?

Talent management, General What is the biggest limitation to having a remote team?

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Collaborative technologies are critical for the success of a multi-geographic team.  Cultural awareness also has a major impact across international boundaries, especially between high-context and low-context cultures.  occasional in-person meetings really help

Pulse User

Face to face time is critical, therefore constant travel is a must. All the time invested on the road is time of lesser productivity. 

Pulse User

The timezone is definitely one of the limitations that you will run into. This is a common problem. Anytime you start a new location, which is not in the same time zone or within 50 miles of driving time you will end up creating two different micro-cultures that will have conflicts and clashes. Unless there’s commitment and dedication from both the parties who are committed to making this relationship successful, it will always be a challenge.