Today’s global organizations operate in a complex, fast-paced and unsure business environment. Much of today’s work requires cross-functional and transnational coordination, knowledge transfer and decision-making. Many new initiatives in global firms are assigned to temporary global project teams. This article discusses the five competencies necessary for the success of a global project team: project planning, technical project management, team effectiveness, cross-cultural proficiency, and stakeholder communication.
The global health pandemic and the ensuing global recession has caused unprecedented uncertainty, risks, and devastation to individuals, families, societies...