A comparative case study of Indonesian and UK organisational culture differences in IS project management
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Information Systems (IS) Project Management (PM) is fundamental to the modern, constantly changing and upgrading business world and is impacted by culture on many levels. This research shows the extent to which organisational culture in international IS projects is impacted by culture found on a national level. Current data contributing to IS PM knowledge is provided by investigating two Information Technology (IT) frms in the telecommunications sector based in Indonesia and the United Kingdom undergoing system upgrade projects using a survey and interviews. Differing trends between these organisational cultures are identifed (and a third international control group) in regard to hierarchical structures and managing confict employing a version of Hofstede's cultural survey as a basis. Copyright © 2011, IGI Global.