Leading Global Teams

Translating Multidisciplinary Science to Practice

  • Jessica L. Wildman
  • Richard L. Griffith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Jessica L. Wildman, Richard L. Griffith
    Pages 1-10
  3. Foundations of Global Teams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. William K. Gabrenya Jr., Peter B. Smith
      Pages 33-65
    3. Stephanie A. Miloslavic, Jessica L. Wildman, Amanda L. Thayer
      Pages 67-87
  4. Adapting Global Teams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Christina N. Lacerenza, Stephanie Zajac, Nastassia Savage, Eduardo Salas
      Pages 91-121
    3. Paula Caligiuri, Kyle Lundby
      Pages 123-139
    4. Curtis D. Curry
      Pages 141-168
    5. Rana Moukarzel, Lisa A. Steelman
      Pages 169-192
  5. Leading Global Teams

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Benjamin Biermeier-Hanson, Mengqiao Liu, Marcus W. Dickson
      Pages 195-223
    3. Dorothy R. Carter, Peter W. Seely, Joe Dagosta, Leslie A. DeChurch, Stephen J. Zaccaro
      Pages 225-252
    4. Martijn van der Kamp, Brian V. Tjemkes, Karen A. Jehn
      Pages 269-293
    5. Arwen H. DeCostanza, Jessica A. Gallus, LisaRe Brooks Babin
      Pages 295-322
  6. A Look Ahead

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 323-323
    2. Richard L. Griffith, Mary Margaret Sudduth, Agnes Flett, Thomas Scott Skiba
      Pages 325-342
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 343-344

About this book


This breakthrough volume details the psychological and interpersonal skills needed to meet the practical challenges of building, developing, adapting, training, and managing multicultural global teams. Its self-regulation approach offers cognitive keys to understanding and embracing difference and its associated complexities for successful global collaborations and lasting results. From this foundation, the book moves on to the various roles of leadership in facilitating team process, from establishing trust to defusing conflicts, reducing biases, and using feedback effectively. This synthesis of research and practice effectively blends real-world experience and the science of global team leadership to address the complex issues facing modern organizations.  

Core skills covered by the book: 

  • Structuring successful global virtual teams.
  • Developing cross-cultural competencies through global teams.
  • Managing active faultlines and conflicts in global teams.
  • Coaching global teams and global team leaders.
  • Utilizing feedback effectively across cultures.
  • Meeting the global need for leaders through Guided Mindfulness.

Leading Global Teams is mind-opening reading for students, scholars, and practitioners in industrial and organizational psychology, organizational behavior, work psychology, and applied psychology programs looking for the most current research and best practices regarding its timely subject.


Cross-cultural issues Cultural Competence conflicts in global teams global considerations global team leaders global teams in the military global virtual team literature global virtual teams intercultural multicultural project GLOBE team training

Editors and affiliations

  • Jessica L. Wildman
    • 1
  • Richard L. Griffith
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Psychology and Institute for Cross Cultural ManagementFlorida Institute of TechnologyMelbourneUSA
  2. 2.School of Psychology and Institute for Cross Cultural ManagementFlorida Institute of TechnologyMelbourneUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2049-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2050-1
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