An Immersion Program to Help Students Understand the Impact of Cross Cultural Differences in Software Engineering Work

@article{Mead2008AnIP,
  title={An Immersion Program to Help Students Understand the Impact of Cross Cultural Differences in Software Engineering Work},
  author={Nancy R. Mead and Daniel Shoemaker and Antonio Drommi and Jeffrey A. Ingalsbe},
  journal={2008 32nd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference},
  year={2008},
  pages={455-459}
}
Globalization and the attendant demands on multicultural teams have placed new emphasis on ensuring that software engineering students understand the real impacts of social and cultural differences on software engineering work. Cultural differences have specific impacts because our own values are innate. This blind spot can be an extreme hazard when it comes to delivering software that functions properly, is on time and on budget.This paper will present the details of an educational program… CONTINUE READING

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