April 2001 Cutter IT Journal -- Multicultural and International Project Management

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April 2001
In This Issue:

Alexandre Rodrigues, Guest Editor

Managing Multicultural Projects with Complementary Practices
Johanna Rothman

Space, Man
Kent Beck

Rising to the Challenge of Multicultural Projects
Eduardo Casais

Taking Your Show on the Road
Pedro Chagas, Carlos Parreira, and Tito Camacho

Managing Offshore Projects
K.R. Kashyap

Corporate Management of IT Projects in Russia
Vladimir Liberzon and Alexey Bazhenov

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Delivering a project on time and on budget is difficult enough when team members share a common language, culture, and time zone. What special challenges do we face when they don't? From outsource to open source, IT projects are increasingly becoming international, multicultural affairs. In the April 2001 issue of the Cutter IT Journal, we discuss project management from an international perspective and discover what really is different about multicultural projects.