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How Can You Align Project Outcomes to Wider Strategic Business Goals? - Press Release

Leading International Projects (9780749476861)3rd October 2016 - Leading International Projects: Diverse strategies for project success

How Can You Align Project Outcomes to Wider Strategic Business Goals?

Project managers leading international projects must deliver value and align the project outcomes to the wider strategic goals of the organization. However, they are faced with the challenges of cross-cultural communication and behavioural differences, large-scale and technically complex projects involving multiple stakeholders, and slow decision making when speed is of the essence.

Now available, Leading International Projects is a guide to overcoming these challenges - it takes a holistic approach, drawing on systemic, behavioural and psychological perspectives to build team trust, communicate to avoid misunderstanding and conflict, and identify and minimize risk of derailment. The book provides a practical toolbox for successfully managing international projects.

Leading International Projects provides case studies from experienced project professionals working internationally, each offering deep insights into the challenges of cross-border projects and practical ideas on how to lead successfully. It presents the experiences of consultants and senior project management professionals and their reflections on projects that they ran. Practical guidance on managing the complex dynamics of international projects is provided through individual, team and organizational diagnostic and development tools.

About the editors: Bob Dignen is a trainer, facilitator and coach, and Director of York Associates where he delivers intercultural skills programmes and international team and leadership communication seminars to clients. Peter Wollmann is Global Program Manager, Vision 2020 and Head of Strategic Change Management, BU Germany.

About Kogan Page: Kogan Page is the leading independent global publisher of specialist professional books and content with over 900 titles in print. Its authors come from some of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions, international commercial organisations or professional associations in Leadership, Management, Marketing, Branding, Human Resources, Coaching, Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Careers. Follow @KPCoachHR for information about new books and business insights from author experts.

Leading International Projects (9780749476861) is available from 3rd October. For a review copy, a by-lined article or to arrange an interview with the editors, please contact Megan Mondi: mmondi@koganpage.com  or +44 (0)20 7843 1952

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