SPONSORS

SPONSORS

Leading and Motivating Global Teams

BOOK REVIEW

Book Title:    Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and Head Office
Author:  Vimal Kumar Khanna
Publisher:  CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group
List Price:   $79.95
Format:  Hard cover, 186 pages
Publication Date:   May 2017      
ISBN: 978-1-4987-8474-0
Reviewer:     Masood Said, PMP
Review Date:   January 2018

 



Introduction

This book is about managing off-shore offices. This has become quite common in managing projects in various domains especially Information Technology.  Many companies in the developed world have established off-shore offices in countries such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka.  Many of these offshore offices are used for carrying out work related to software development.

This book discusses, in practical details, issues faced in managing such offices with special reference to India.  It discusses the relationship between the Head Office and the Offshore Offices and the issues faced. This book would be of interest to all companies who have offshore offices in other countries as it will give them suggested solutions for common issues.

Overview of Book’s Structure

The book consists of 12 chapters which are spread over 166 pages. Abbreviations and Acronyms and Index are at the end of book on pages 167-169.

There are 8 case studies included in the book.  These case studies are used to explain issues and problems in managing relationship between Head Office and Offshore Offices. This method of using case studies is indeed a good way of creating an understanding of various issues and their solutions.

The book is written in a very simple manner with explanations and case studies that can be understood easily.  Issues and problems are described in a very simple and practical manner, suggesting solutions that can be understood easily.

More…

To read entire Book Review, click here

 



About the Reviewer


Masood Said, PMP

Lahore, Pakistan


 

Engr. Masood Said, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, BS.C (Mech. Engr.; MS-IT; EMBA-HR Mngt.) is a Mechanical Engineer with over 35 years of Project Management Experience. He has worked in Pakistan and the Middle East on various Oil and Gas projects. He has been a member of PMI since 2002.  Presently he is a trainer for PMP®; PMI-RMP®; PMI-ACP® certification courses. He also advises companies on optimization and improvement in processes.  Based in Lahore, Pakistan, he also travels to Dallas, TX frequently and is a member of PMI Dallas Chapter.  Email address: [email protected]

 

Editor’s note:  This book review was the result of a partnership between the publisher, PM World and the PMI Dallas Chapter. Authors and publishers provide the books to PM World; books are delivered to the PMI Dallas Chapter, where they are offered free to PMI members to review; book reviews are published in the PM World Journal and PM World Library.  PMI Dallas Chapter members can keep the books as well as claim PDUs for PMP recertification when their reviews are published.  Chapter members are generally mid-career professionals, the audience for most project management books. 

If you are an author or publisher of a project management-related book, and would like the book reviewed through this program, please contact [email protected]