TEAMWORK PROCESS25Global Teams

What:

Communicating and working well with team members from other cultures.

When:

Throughout a project.

Results:

Project performance that meets expectations for international teams.

Justify Global Projects

Work in modern companies is worldwide. Projects are global for a variety of reasons, including:

• Products and services are used in many countries.

• Companies have employees all over the world.

• Global staffing can lower project expenses.

There are many potential benefits of global teams, including access to new skills, 24-hour coverage using normal shift workers, lower project costs, and local knowledge of distant users. However, these prospective advantages come with challenges:

• Global team communication ...

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