Patterns of Effective Project Management in Virtual Projects: An Exploratory Study

Deepak Khazanchi, and Ilze Zigurs

Publication Date: 2005

Patterns of Effective Project Management in Virtual Projects: An Exploratory Study by Deepak Khazanchi and Ilze ZigursThe rise of the Internet and development of collaborative software have instilled a new dimension into project management-the virtual project team. However, project manager know that managing a virtual project is fundamentally different from managing traditional projects. Virtual team environments place a heavy weight on project managers to combine their existing mindset, skill set and tool set in order to manage through technology, rather than simply with technology.

Patterns of Effective Management of Virtual Project Management: An Exploratory Study addresses this very issue by combining the collective skills and technologies in project management and collaboration to provide a blueprint for best practices in virtual project environments.

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