Global project management is a skillset that is becoming increasingly relevant for those of us who, up to now, have relied on single-culture communication skills and traditional PM methodology. Understanding how to effectively manage virtual teams is about a third of your battle.
Since this is a recent phenomenon with little theoretical development, this study sought to understand the relationships between cultural characteristics and management teams of global projects in Brazilian multinationals.
To carry this discussion forward, we studied six cases of Brazilian multinational companies, with the aim of deepening the understanding of the management of global teams, involving the planning, deployment, development and management of human resources.
Among the projects studied, it was found that there is very little concern with the specific issue of multiculturalism and little inter-cultural incentive to the development of team members, which ends up hindering the construction of a global mindset, important for the Brazilian multinational companies to perform successfully abroad.
Faced with this situation, each of the managerial processes mentioned were presented with a number of actions to be undertaken by the project manager in three different dimensions: The work contributes, thus, to enable Brazilian multinational companies to manage their global teams in order to maximize the advantages of global teams, such as increased creativity and innovative capacity, but avoid the problems that multiculturalism can bring, ranging from conflicts between people to project failure.
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Build application-based skills in project management with a program that emphasizes project scheduling, risk analysis, sourcing, fiscal analysis and quality management. United Rentals Director Global Project Management Office ( ) Coordinated organization-wide project management for this multi-billion-dollar company, providing strategic guidance in support of business unit goals.
Project management is the field of management dealing with the leadership, organization, planning, securing and controlling resources to achieve specific goals within a time- or funding-constrained project .
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