This is a practical guide to setting up and maintaining an effective and productive distance-working program. Does your business need more employees but you don't have the office space to accommodate them? Do you want to promote a flexible work environment, but fear losing profits? Distance workers may be the answer you've been looking for. "Managing Off-Site Staff" provides small-business owners and managers with the tools and knowledge they need to set up and maintain a productive off-site work program that benefits both employees and employers. In a clear and accessible manner, this book teaches readers how to: decide if off-site/distance working is right for your company; train off-site/distance managers and workers; help on-site staff adjust to the changes; communicate effectively with remote staff; set up effective and productive home-offices; measure the success of your program; and, much more.