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Volume V, Issue 9 – September 2016

In This Edition

Welcome to the September 2016 Edition of the PM World Journal and Buy your Team a Lunch
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On the subject of the Editor’s monthly Welcome article
By Chris Bragg (Bahrain)

Featured Interview

Interview with Nukhet Hayriye Akinci Gokaltay
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Featured Papers

Successful Program Delivery Starts Long Before the Program Does – Part 3
By Frank Parth (USA)

Developing MultiAttributes Portfolio Selection Model For Downstream Oil & Gas Projects
By Rico Milza, CCP (Indonesia)

Program management Procedure and Precise Education for Constructing Local Government Greater Operative
By Adil Hayat (Pakistan)

Project Control / Project Controller Defined – A Key Word Analysis of Current Job Descriptions as the Basis for Exam and Competency Assessment Scoring Models
By Dr Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)

Sustainability as a competence of Project Managers
By Gilbert Silvius, PhD (The Netherlands)

Suggestion Box as Tool for Improving Construction Site Health and Safety Performance in Nigeria
By Victor Okorie, PhD (Nigeria)

Series Articles

The unspoken role of sponsors, champions, shapers and influencers: Balancing organisational concerns and personal values for effective project and programme initiation (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Exercising Agency – Making a Difference in How Projects Are Initiated (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Mark E. Mullaly, PhD, PMP (Canada)

Managing project contexts (Series on Project Integration, Interfaces and Context Management)
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Advisory Articles

Effective Employee Engagement to Decrease Projects Complexity
By David Tain (Canada)

Scaling Agile Adoption through Local Agile Centers of Excellence
By By Eric O’Brien, Rebekah Knapp, Harshad Desai and Kurt Seifert (USA)

Project Leadership: Top 10 Cardinal Principles – Part 2
By Hareshchandra Thakur (India)

Commentary

The Rio Olympics: Explaining the UK’s Impressive Results through Project Management
By Prof Marco Sampietro (Italy)                                    

Second Editions

Successful Control of Major Project Budgets
By Dr. Steen Lichtenberg (Denmark)

Leveraging Expertise: What Every Project Manager Really Needs to Know about Leadership
By By Laszlo A. Retfalvi, P.Eng., PMP, PMI-RMP (Canada)

Leading in Moments of Change, Conflict and Crisis: Employing Emotional Intelligence as a Tool for Agile Scrum Masters and Project Managers
By Brian Vanderjack (USA)

The Change Management Implications of Scaling Agile
By Danielle Cooper and Darla Gray (USA)

Uncovering All Of The Risks On Your Projects
By Paul Burek (USA)

Reports

2016 IPMA Italy National Congress; September event – The Role of the Project Manager in the Production Systems chain; Maire Tecnimont strenghens its presence in Russia and Caspian; Ansaldo Energia awarded contracts in Indonesia; 2016 Global Young Crew Workshop (Project Management Report from Milan)
By Luca Cavone (Italy)                                    

Brexit Update; Infrastructure Projects; Government Major Projects Portfolio; Major Projects in the News (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (United Kingdom)

Olkiluoto 3; Hanhikivi 1, Länsimetro extension, Raide-Jokeri project (Finland Project Management roundup)
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

As the year goes, activities of PMI Chapters in Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Majlinda Kelmendi makes history; To the heart of the Balkans with National Geographic; Ski slopes in Brezovica (Project Management Update from Prishtina)
By Kushtrim Mehmetaj (Kosovo)

Book Review

Visual Six Sigma: Making Data Analysis Lean, 2nd Edition (Wiley)
By Ian Cox, Marie A. Guadard, Mia L. Stephens
Reviewed by Mary E. S. Townsend (USA)

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees (AMACOM)
By Paul Falcone
Reviewed by Jennifer Arroyo, PMP (USA)

Leadership Patterns for Software and Technology Professionals (CreateSpace)
By Matt McBride
Reviewed by Eldon Zorinsky, PhD, PMP (USA)

System Engineering Management, Fifth Edition (Wiley)
By Benjamin S. Blanchard and John E. Blyler
Reviewed by Edward Raibick (USA)

PMP Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, Third Edition (Sybex/Wiley)
By Kim Heldman, Vanina Mangano, Brett Feddersen
Reviewed by Amitha Nag (USA)

News

People News

Future Events

Calls for Papers

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

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