Category Archives : Case Study

Business stories of the global team members, as told from their perspective in the real working environments. “Inside the Team” – A repository of case studies on global teams.

How Different Styles Saved the Software

Abstract Three engineers, an Asian-American, an Indian and a European-American manager rescue a web programming application, but almost fail in the process.  It takes the combination of each culture’s approach to assemble diverse engineering knowledge in the organization and create a breakthrough in time to launch the high priority software. Case Study I’m Rick, an […]


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Stressed Out over Deadlines for Engineering / Sales Team

Abstract Both ethnic (Italian and US) and functional (Sales vs. Engineering) cultures clash when trying to construct a winning proposal for a client’s photovoltaic system. With meetings running long, deadlines shifting, and procedures changing, there are challenges and cultural misunderstandings for this technical – business team to get the proposal finished by the deadline. Case […]