Colombia’s Cultural Mixology

Colombia’s Cultural Mixology

Cultural Mixology recently surveyed 250 natives from six countries in Latin America, including Colombia, to find out an insider’s view of what people believe makes their culture unique in terms of language, influences and perceptions, regional differences, values,...
Colombia’s Cultural Mixology

Latin American Cultural Differences: A Survey

The stereotypes abound: fiestas, siestas, and mañana. Searching for information on the cultural differences among the twelve countries of South America is a surprisingly challenging task. Culture is complex. What we see on the surface – language, clothing, appearance,...
Appearance on Lider de Proyecto Video Series

Appearance on Lider de Proyecto Video Series

El rol de la cultura en los proyectos (The Role of Culture in Projects) Jamie Gelbtuch, fundadora y consultora principal de Cultural Mixology, habla con Lider de Proyecto sobre el papel fundamental que la cultura juega en los proyectos. ¿Cómo medir lo intangible?...
Ways to Handle Conflict on Multicultural Teams

Ways to Handle Conflict on Multicultural Teams

Organizations can find and select the best talent from anywhere in the world. So even if their teams are co-located, project managers must work with multicultural teams now more than ever. Multicultural environments can amplify the levels of conflict that already...
Ways to Handle Conflict on Multicultural Teams

Mitigating Overruns: Survey Says…

Unplanned delays and project overruns are two critical challenges that continue to haunt even the most competent project managers. Are there tools or techniques to mitigate or avoid these critical problems? We polled project management professionals from around the...
Cultural Mixology and Bloomspot

Cultural Mixology and Bloomspot

Broaden your horizons and your world perspective with Cultural Mixology and Bloomspot*. So much more than just a language study course, Cultural Mixology teaches individuals and families about lifestyles abroad. Educate yourself about foreign customs by learning...
Creando Gerentes de Vanguardia

Creando Gerentes de Vanguardia

En el V Congreso Centroamericano y del Caribe de Administración de Proyectos, los participantes tuvieron la oportunidad de compartir las experiencias reales de los expositores, que luego aplicarán en sus negocios. El Hotel Ramada Herradura fue el escenario del...
Ways to Handle Conflict on Multicultural Teams

The Cultural Challenges of Matrix Organizations

Managing projects in any type of organization is not an easy task. Structures vary from functional to projectized to a blend of both, the matrix organization. In this scenario, project managers usually report to a member of the management team and the project team...