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Cultural Influences in Engineering Projects by Morgan Henrie

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CHAPTER 6

Cross-Cultural Project Teams and Cultural Influences

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.

Babe Ruth (2013)

6.1 Introduction

This chapter moves the discussion beyond the homogeneous team culture environment, that is a predominately a single culture team, to that of culture within teams which include people from different cultures. The different cultures generally are national based but could be organizational as well. Throughout this chapter, we will refer to this context as a cross-cultural team environment.

The intent of this chapter is to provide the reader some background information ...

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