This chapter is at the intersection of research and practice with its focus on global projects and teams that involves different cultures. It presents a structured, logical, and systematic organization of ideas on the various facets of national and organization culture in project management, and their impact on project performance. The main objective of this study is to identify how best practices and cultural variables moderates or directly relates to the project outcomes. These cultural variables will be iterated and augmented throughout this research using a qualitative research methodology to propose a theory that will help answer the burning arguments related to culture’s importance, relevance, and impact on project success. This study considers the impact of cultural integration in the project management knowledge areas, project phases and processes, project teams, resources, scope, cost, time, quality assurance, conflicts, changes, and risk; as they all impact project performance.
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