Journal article

Variation in project management practices across borders

Ofer Zwikael, Raghuvar Dutt Pathak, Florence YY Ling, Sergei Titov, Zafar Husain, Bhavya Sharma, Chin Yang Tay, Danny Samson

Production Planning & Control | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

As project teams become more global and culturally diverse, it is important for project managers to understand how various project management practices are implemented in different countries. We use hierarchical linear modelling to explore variation in project management practices among seven countries using GLOBE dimensions of these countries to understand patterns. Of the nine GLOBE dimensions, two particular elements had an impact on project management practices. Performance orientation has a significant positive influence and gender egalitarianism had a significant negative impact on the adoption of project management practices. Practical implications include that for those two specific ..

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