Global Project Management

Global Project Management

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Ongoing research shows that whilst 90 per cent of large companies are conducting global projects to take advantage of distributed skills, around-the-clock operations and virtual team environments, less than one third of them have effective, established practices to help project managers and team members working over a distance. As a consequence, most organisations struggle to reach the required levels of quality and effectiveness from these projects because their methods and practices are not adapted to a global multi-cultural environment, where most communication is in writing and asynchronous. Global Project Management describes how to adapt your organisation and your projects to thrive in this environment. The book goes beyond the recommendations on collaborative tools, to suggest the development of best practices on cross-cultural team management and global communication, recommend organisational changes and project structures, and propose alternatives for the implementation of the new practices and methods. The text is filled with real-life examples and techniques and illustrates how to apply the recommendations as part of the successful management of any global project.patha#39; that uses analogies with their existing methods, practices and templates, facilitating the adoption of the new processes. ... This type of organisation usually employs traditional performance appraisals to plan the employeea#39;s training and developments (see Figure 14.1). ... systems, the employees will have a higher level of motivation to work on projects, and to excel on project-related activities.

Title:Global Project Management
Author:Mr Jean Binder
Publisher:Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-09-28


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