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How to Create a Team Working Agreement

Collaboration tools should help bring your team together and enhance the way you work. But there’s more to working remotely than just having the right collaboration tools in place. Good virtual team managers must foster team building, effective communication and group cohesion. So how do we get every team member on the same page?

This meeting agenda template helps remote teams create a “working team agreement.” This is a living document that sets expectations and captures agreements about how a remote team will work together. Together, you'll establish a basic set of guidelines for working together, to remove costly misunderstandings.

During this meeting, you'll lead the group through a series of questions that explore everyone's preferences and expectations. Then, you'll work together to create your team agreement.

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Create a Team Agreement to Avoid Misunderstandings on Your Remote Team

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Meeting Goal

Avoid miscommunications and outline acceptable behaviors for how your team wants to work together.

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Agenda Overview

  1. Welcome
  2. Gather and Categorize Answers
  3. Discuss answers
  4. Document decisions

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