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Why Your Team in India Won’t Say ‘No’

by Waseem Hussain Your software engineer in India loves to say yes but hates to say no. So much it can bring you to the brink of despair! So what is the remedy for India’s “yes culture”? Last Thursday, I ran into the head of software development of a multinational engineering conglomerate based in Switzerland. […] Read more

Dec, 04, 2014

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Different Worlds, Different Ways

by Waseem Hussain It is autumn 2013; we are in the Indian city of Pune. Twenty Indian project managers, business analysts and software engineers have gathered in a training room. They want to learn how they can successfully bring the cooperation with a customer whose team is distributed across Germany and the United States back […] Read more

Jul, 15, 2014

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Who leads whom?

by Waseem Hussain Who leads whom? That is the question facing the visitor in India. At the airport, he gets into a taxi and and soon, the cabby starts asking questions. “Where are you from? Is this your first time in India? Which hotel should I take you to?” And later in this inescapable conversation, […] Read more

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