This article addresses two challenges: 1) Managing a large number of employees, 2) Staying connected to employees who work remotely.
Both can make managers anxious. Recently I’ve worked with managers who have as many as 90 direct reports. In those cases, the employees may as well be in another time zone because even if you want to, there’s no way to spend that much time with any one person.
Read the article for practical actions you can take to be more effective in each of these circumstances.