The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence brings together in one volume the leading experts and scholars from a variety of fields (e.g., education, communication, psychology, social work, health care, conflict studies, etc.) and from around the world who do work in intercultural competence (defined as appropriate and effective communication, as well as behavior, in intercultural situations). Given the current and future focus on global workforce development, and on globalization in general, this Handbook examines the skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed in our ever diverse world.

Intercultural Competence in BusinessLeading Global Projects : Bridging the Cultural and Functional Divide

Intercultural Competence in BusinessLeading Global Projects : Bridging the Cultural and Functional Divide

Intercultural Competence in BusinessLeading Global Projects
Robert T. Moran William E. Youngdahl Sarah V. Moran

Much of the work of individuals working for global organizations at this time, whether for profit or not for profit, is project work (Moran & Youngdahl, 2008). In this chapter, we attend to key competencies required for successfully leading global projects. Sophisticated skills are necessary for the purposes of leading global projects, and while some theory is addressed, our emphasis is on application. It is our conviction that these competencies are situated at the intersection of project management, leadership, and cross-cultural competence, or effectiveness. Effective ...

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