Title: Temporary project cultures
Authors: Thomas Grisham, Parthasarathy Srinivasan
Addresses: Grisham Consulting Inc., St. Petersburg College, 4550 Plaza Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706, USA. ' Reliance Energy Ltd., Reliance Energy Tower, A-2, Sector-24, Noida, 201301 (UP), India
Abstract: Previous research confirmed that there are cross-cultural leadership attributes, or dimensions, that are universally effective, regardless of culture. This paper provides a short summary of that research, and of the resulting Cross-Cultural Leadership Intelligence (XLQ) model, and tests the model on three large international projects.
Keywords: cross-cultural leadership; temporary project organisations; international construction; behaviour emulation; construction industry; project culture; temporary projects.
International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 2008 Vol.8 No.3, pp.271 - 288
Published online: 18 Jun 2008 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article