CHAPTER 5

Project Success in a Global Context

Chapter Objectives

The purpose of this chapter is to help project managers learn strategies and techniques for communicating with stakeholders in a global context. Specifically, project managers will learn how to:

  • Communicate with distributed teams
  • Use traditional and emerging communication technology
  • Develop culturally sensitive project teams
  • Apply PMI standards for ethical and professional conduct when communicating

Vittal S. Anantatmula, a leading expert on project management, notes that “A free-market philosophy, a technology-aided global economy, and increased international business and competition are encouraging organizations to ignore national boundaries and collaborate globally, often virtually.” ...

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