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cultural considerations when managing a global project

What are some cultural considerations when managing a global project?

How might legal and political implications influence global project selection?

What are some logistical challenges related to managing a global project?

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Project management is a carefully planned and organized effort to accomplish a specific (and usually) one-time effort, for example, constructing a building or implement a new computer system. Project management includes developing a project plan, which includes defining project goals and objectives, specifying tasks or how goals will be achieved, what resources are need, and associating budgets and timelines for completion. (managementhelp)
What are some cultural considerations when managing a global project?
There can be special challenges in managing projects arise from differences in cultures, morals, tradition, values, philosophies and languages of the project partners. For example French are more talkative and candid; Americans have more sense of hierarchy and are less likely to criticize. Similarly, Asian or Latin culture encourages a more distant managing style than American. Therefore key aspects of national culture such as customs and language are brought to work by individuals working together, societal and organizational culture influences as the person's value, ethics attitudes and expectations. Thus Proper orientation must be given to employees ...

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This solution analyzes cultural considerations when managing a global project. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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