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Issues faced by software project managers in Pakistan during the execution of multi-located and multi-cultural projects, a case study


Mughal, Usman (2007) Issues faced by software project managers in Pakistan during the execution of multi-located and multi-cultural projects, a case study. In: International Economic Conference on Trade and Industry (IECTI) 2007, 3 - 5 December 2007, Bayview Hotel Georgetown, Penang. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

With the increase of software development business in Pakistan, Software Project Managers are facing a multitude of issues while running multi-location as well as multi-cultural projects. This paper analyzes execution of such projects in Pakistan to uncover the major problems such as communications, time zone differences, geographical distance and cultural disparities. Further an attempt is made to resolve such challenges and suggest their successful navigation to software project managers in the organizations operating in Pakistan.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by Faculty of Economics, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multi-located, Multi-culture, SPM, SCM
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Juwita Johari
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2011 02:43
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 02:43
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2572

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