Japanese Project Managers discuss team building on a Global Project using the concepts of Takara Bune and Sugoroku. Takarabune is The ship of good fortune that sails with 7 different gods. The analogy is that global projects require different people to work together.
The process to get people to perform as a team is similar to the Sogoroku which is a kind of Japanese Traditional Board Game. The process involves working through natural conflict and understanding each others perspective to build a team.
Presentation on Global Project Management from the perspective of Japanese project managers. This presentation describes communicating with a team. the issues and how a Japanese team members feels when they communicate.