Articles

Fiestas, Siestas, and Mañana



Publication: BRICS Business Magazine
Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch

July 1, 2014 Publication: BRICS Business Magazine Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch People often have the idea that Latin America is one homogeneous environment. Yet the vibrant and varied countries in the region have just as many differences as they do similarities. Each culture has particular geographic, historical, political, and economic backgrounds that have combined to make them […]

Oh, la vida glamorosa en el extranjero! Oportunidades y desafíos para PMs



Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com
Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch

November 26, 2013 Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch Oh, la vida glamorosa en el extranjero! La búsqueda de una carrera internacional de gestión de proyectos a menudo hace que nuestros ojos se iluminen cuando pensamos en las posibilidades de desarrollo profesional, ganancias financieras, estimulación cultural y las oportunidades de viajar. Es común que se piense de esta […]

Oh, the Glamorous Life Abroad! Opportunities & Challenges for PMs Working Overseas



Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com
Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch

November 26, 2013 Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch Oh, the glamorous life abroad!  The pursuit of an international project management career often makes our eyes light up as we think about the possibilities of professional advancement, financial gains, cultural stimulation, and travel opportunities.   It is often said that, however, that when you go abroad, the first stranger […]

¿Está tratando de rescatar un proyecto con aparentes cuestiones culturales?



Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com
Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch

August 2, 2013 Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch Un autor alemán dijo una vez, “La cultura es como disolver un Alka-Seltzer en un vaso con agua. No lo ves, pero de alguna forma está haciendo algo.” Ya sea que estemos trabajando en un proyecto en el extranjero, participando en un equipo de proyecto internacional, vendiendo algún […]

Rescuing a Project with Cultural Issues. Or Are You?



Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com
Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch

August 1, 2013 Publication: LiderDeProyecto.com Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch A German writer once said, Culture is a little like dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass – you don’t see it, but somehow it does something.” Whether we are working on a project overseas, participating on an international project team, selling a product to a foreign market, or […]

Is That a “Yes-Yes” or a “Yes-No”?



Publication: Georgetown University Alumni Career Services Newsletter
Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch (C’ 01)

October 23, 2012 Publication: Georgetown University Alumni Career Services Newsletter Author: Jamie B. Gelbtuch (C’ 01)   Many communication exchanges seem simple enough.  You state a question clearly and succinctly, “Will the reports be finished by Friday?” and the answer comes back swiftly, “Yes.”  Then, you sit empty-handed in your office on Friday afternoon, playing these eight […]