A Teaching Topic in Strategy and Structure
Managing a Global Team
This teaching topic deals with working in teams when the team is geographically dispersed.
Recommended Reading (Harvard MLD-101B)
Managing a Global Team: Greg James at Sun Microsystems, Inc. (A) (HBS case 9-409-003)
Test your “CQ” using “Quick CQ Self-Assessment Tool” at the following link: http://www.culturalq.com/selfassessgo.html. Note: Answer the Quick CQ Self-Assessment Questions and then continue down the page to interpret your responses and read the reflection questions. Here is a link to the full 20-item CQ scale: http://www.culturalq.com/docs/The%20CQS.pdf
Earley, P. C., & Mosakowski, E. (2004). Cultural Intelligence. Harvard Business Review, 82(10), 139-146.
Molinsky, A. L., Davenport, T. H., Iyer, B., & Davidson, C. (2012). 3 SKILLS every 21ST-CENTURY MANAGER NEEDS. Harvard Business Review, 90(1/2), 140-141.
Cramton, C. D. (2001). The Mutual Knowledge Problem and Its Consequences for Dispersed Collaboration. Organization Science, 12(3), 346-371.
Cramton, C. D., & Hinds, P. J. (2005). Subgroup dynamics in internationally distributed teams: Ethnocentrism or cross-national learning? Research in Organizational Behavior, 26, 231-263.
Lau, D. C., & Murnighan, J. K. (1998). Demographic diversity in faultlines: The compositional dynamics of organizational groups. Academy of Management Review, 23(2), 325-340.Brewer, M. B. (1979). In-group bias in the minimal intergroup situation: A cognitive-motivational analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 86(2), 307-324.
Source: MLD-101B Syllabus from http://www.hks.harvard.edu/degrees/teaching-courses/course-listing/mld-101-b (accessed 23 January 2013)
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