Abstract or Introduction
The present paper is concerned with the classical challenges faced by employers working abroad. It aims to shed light on the research area of multicultural teams in a professional context.
This paper is divided into three thematically differentiated main areas. The first part is concerned with the evidence of the special importance of the research area of multicultural teams for research and practice
The second part deals with the description of typical and recurring problems and challenges of multicultural teams. Four potential sources of danger for efficient collaboration are identified and supported by practical examples.
The third part of this paper, then, deals with strategies that enable HR departments to develop the specific skills of multicultural teams used to avoid failure and frustration. Possible strategies are designed according to the challenges highlighted in section two identified and relate to their context.
Finally, the knowledge gained in the course of this work is summarized and the strategy with the greatest and most universal impact on the successful management of multicultural teams is highlighted.
- Quote paper
- Sebastian Henseler (Author), 2019, Professional Work in Multicultural Teams. Challenges and How to Overcome Them, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/916314