Virtual global project management in eighteenth-century astronomy

  title={Virtual global project management in eighteenth-century astronomy},
  author={Klaus Brockhoff},
  journal={Journal of Management History},
  • K. Brockhoff
  • Published 2020
  • Business
  • Journal of Management History
This paper aims to demonstrate that virtual project management can be based on a common spirit and mutual trust to achieve project objectives, rather than the use of modern electronic devices to lower communication costs.,Evidence from the eighteenth-century files of Academies of Science and from astronomical literature is used to characterize the projects and to show how major elements of project management (such as identification of benefits to stakeholders, management of uncertainties… Expand
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