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The challenge in managing multicultural teams effectively is to recognize underlying cultural causes of conflict, and to intervene in ways that both get the team back on track and empower its members to deal with future challenges themselves. Multinational companies demand multicultural teams, leaders have to manage different teams in different places, with different culture they have to succeed to have their teams committed and. Global teams that work mitigating social distance therefore becomes the primary management challenge for the global team leader managing multicultural teams collaboration article. Leading a multicultural team september 9, 2014 managing a multicultural team can be a rewarding experience, giving leaders the opportunity to work closely with employees from diverse backgrounds and offering the chance for personal and professional growth. In this era of globalization, businesses are becoming increasingly international they are faced with the challenge of integrating multicultural practices, all while preserving the distinct identity of each team.
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