Global Teams offers the tools and strategies you need to effectively lead and/or participate in a global team and to get things done across the boundaries and barriers of diversity and distance.
Just like the companies in which they function, teams are going global. Businesses everywhere are at last recognizing global teams for what they are: the force that connects the best people and ideas from all over the world and helps deliver the services and products demanded by global customers. Global Teams offers the tools and strategies you need to effectively lead and/or participate in a global team and to get things done across the boundaries and barriers of diversity and distance.
Global Teams-the glue for global success. Marquardt and Horvath offer insightful and practical solutions to transforming cultural tensions into dynamic synergies. Those who apply this model will enjoy observing the powerful results. — Mary F. Tomasello, Consultant, Organization Development, ALCOA
In clear, practical terms, the authors show how to deal with a workforce spread around the globe, explore what are the key elements in creating a successful global team identity, and offer tools and techniques to manage in this age of rapidly increasing globalization. — Howard Schuman, Managing Director, East-West Capital Resources; Author, Making It Abroad
This is the first book to equip organizations with the practical guidance to coach their managers on becoming effective and successful global leaders and team members. If you are looking for a workable solution to any global problem, you will find it in this beautifully written book. — Dr. Antony HII, President, Global HRD PTE Ltd, Malaysia
This book provides what many of us are looking for-a collection of practical insights and tips for forming and facilitating global teams based on the real-life experiences of well-known organizations. Well-researched and highly readable, it is a must-read for anyone involved with global teams. — Nancy O. Berger, Ph.D., Education Specialist, Cisco Systems; Adjunct Professor, George Washington University; Coauthor, Global Leaders for the 21st Century