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Cultural Influences in Engineering Projects by Morgan Henrie

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CHAPTER 2

Introduction to Culture: What Is It and Why Is Culture Involved in Projects?

You can’t walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values.

Abrahams (2013)

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

Garvey (2013)

2.1 Introduction

The chapter’s objective is to provide the reader sufficient information for a firm grounding from which we can build a deeper understanding of culture within the engineering project discipline as discussed in the next chapters.

2.2 Historical View: Culture Research and Its Origins

To start out, in this book when we ...

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