Author : Nick Krym

13 Tips for Managing Your Team in Ukraine

One of the most challenging aspects of management offshore development teams is dealing with a large host of cultural differences. Fighting or ignoring the differences is likely to cause serious issues. Expecting an offshore team to change their culture to fit yours is naïve if not insane.  The key to success is learning the culture of your offshore team, finding the ways to work around the differences and even embracing and capitalizing on them. While differences between Ukrainian and American cultures are relatively subtle they are still sufficiently profound and are worth learning. The good news is that just a handful of techniques will get […]

Traveling to Ukraine? It Could be a Mixed Bag Experience, So Check Out This Post First

Even though I have been to Ukraine over a dozen times the country never fails to amaze me with its beauty and hospitality. I always wonder if that’s just me, but all my friends who live in Ukraine or moved from claim that friendliness and hospitality are the common character traits  and beauty is genetic.  Whether it’s true or not, chances are you will love the country, and yet, traveling to Ukraine is an experience a foreigner should be well-prepared for.  So before you jump on a plane, please consider a few tips from a road warrior: Before You Decide to Go I would not […]