If you enjoyed the recent series on cross-border projects you might be interested in this article from Peter Onime, about the cultural differences in project management between the UK and the US.
Enjoyed the series on managing international projects? Here is some further reading that you might like: Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers, Anthony Mersino (Amacom, 2007) Polyglot Dictionary of Project Management Terms, John Bartlett (PMToday.co.uk) Managing Without Walls: Maximize Success with Virtual, Global, and Cross-cultural Teams, Colleen Garton and Kevin Wegryn (MC Press, 2006) And ofClick for more
This is the last in a 3-part series about managing cross-cultural and international teams. Missed the earlier posts? Read the first bit here, and the second bit here. The biggest issues for international projects are cultural understanding and communication. The former isn’t something that can be neatly tackled by a software package. It relies onClick for more
This is part 2 of a 3-part series about managing cross-cultural and international teams. Missed part 1? Read it here. Project managers taking on international projects face a variety of practical challenges. For example, time zones are important. How will you conduct real-time team meetings? Who is going to be the person who gets upClick for more