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Surmounting Cross Cultural Barriers in International Projectmanagement

  • Peter M. Haller
  • Ulrich Naegele
  • Susan Berger
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Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

International project management is the key tool to master projects of any kind across borders. Experience shows, that bringing people together from different cultures is often the pitfall on the road to success. Deepening your intercultural knowledge and awareness will make you a winner. Whether you are a seasoned international project manager leading an international merger, implementing SAP worldwide or a beginner starting your first international NGO-project, you will find answers, valuable hints and typical pitfalls that may occur in your international projects and ways to deal with them.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter M. Haller
    • 1
  • Ulrich Naegele
    • 2
  • Susan Berger
    • 3
  1. 1.CCC Cross Culture Coaching©RegensdorfSwitzerland
  2. 2.PMP®International Project Management and CoachStuttgartGermany
  3. 3.SAB TranslationsBerlinGermany

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