While many crave in-person communication, sometimes talking to our
coworkers is impossible. So, instead of waiting for them to complete
their tasks, you send an email or a quick Slack message to get
everything you need.
The lack of real-life communication is becoming standard in
workplaces, even though multiple people might share the same office
space. It also becomes easier for remote employees not to miss out on
critical conversations at the office. But how is everyone
communicating if they aren't talking to each other? Have you ever
heard of asynchronous communication? Let's explain this term and see
how it affects your team and their performance.
WHAT IS ASYNCHRONOUS COMMUNICATION?
Asynchronous communication is when two or more people engage in a
communicative act without being present at the same moment. It's a
dialog that develops over a period of time rather than instantly. It
might take hours, days, or even weeks to complete a conversation,
depending on your project.
So, instead ...