1. Do you prefer to work as part of a team or alone? Why? How do you think your answer compares with others in your class? Does this preference depend on what type of task you are working on?

2. What motivates professional employees? What motivates hourly workers?

3. Do you think you have the traits and skills to be a leader? Why or why not?

4. Distinguish between leadership and management. Do you think you would be a better leader or a better manager? Why?

5. Examine Table 3.6 and rate yourself for each of the critical cultural dimensions. Do your ratings match those of your country in every instance? If they do, why do you think this is so? If not, why not?

6. Contrast the pros and cons of managing diverse project teams.