How To Be An Effective Manager During Coronavirus


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — With millions more Americans now working remotely, bosses across the nation are figuring out how to manage their teams from afar.

According to UMass Lowell Assistant Professor of Management Elana Feldman, there are several steps managers should take to make sure they understand the needs and limitations of each employee.

"The most important thing is to make sure you're checking in with your employees," Feldman told WBZ NewsRadio. "Employers should get a handle on what each employee needs, and try to help the find solutions that work."

Feldman said the toughest thing may be learning how to handle your own time as a manager. "It's important more than ever to figure out what is most urgent .... and then start thinking about what does that look like?"

WBZ NewsRadio's Jeff Brown (@JeffBrownWBZ) reports:

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