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Project management with global teams

As we both know Labor (human resources) is often the most costly and unpredictable resource required by projects. Skilled labor and knowledge workers are far from being fungible resources because individual skill sets, personal resources, and temperaments differ significantly. This is a serious problem for project planners. The problem becomes more complex in the context of global markets. Often, projects are staffed from multiple, international locations.

As a project manager, what approach or approaches will you employ if you are responsible to manage a project that will be implemented in multiple international locations?

What issues are likely to come up and how would you handle them?

What are the things that you would consider when hiring team members that will work on this type of project

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As a project manager, what approach or approaches will you employ if you are responsible to manage a project that will be implemented in multiple international locations?

The first is to look at potential team members for their ability to work well with others. I would be setting up the project with firm rules about the project, the behaviors, and conflict resolution procedures. These would be written and part of the overall project planning. Team members would have to agree to these rules before joining the project. The enthusiasm for the project would be another step ...

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Based on questions, how a global team can be managed.

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