Volume IV, Issue 11 – November 2015

In This Edition

Welcome to the November 2015 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On the Subject of Walt Lipke’s article in the October PMWJ on the To Complete Performance Index
By Crispin (Kik) Piney (France) – with response from Walt Lipke (USA)

Featured Interview

Interview with Victoria Kumar, PMI Board of Directors
By Petek Kabakci (Turkey)

Featured Papers

A Hybrid ANFIS Technique for Effective Performance Evaluation
By Ashwani Kharola (India)

Influence of Cultural Diversity on Team Integration in Organizations
By Ramaz Issa (UAE)

An Assessment of Project Management Maturity in Kazakhstan
By Timur Narbaev, PhD (Kazakhstan

Series Articles

Management Staffing Function and Activities (Article 5 in series on general management functions and activities, and their relevance to the management of projects)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (hon) (Australia)

Communicating for Effect (Series on Stakeholder Engagement)
By Dr. Lynda Bourne (Australia)

Resilience as Bouncing Forward: Developing the capability to cope when bouncing back is no longer sufficient (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series Article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Project Resilience: Moving beyond traditional risk management (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Neil Turner (UK) and Elmar Kutsch (UK/Germany)

The Master of Project Management (MPM) at Reykjavik University (Series on the Role of Academic Institutions in Educating and Training Project Managers)
By Prof Helgi Thor Ingason and Prof Haukur Ingi Jonasson (Iceland)

Advisory Articles

How Blogging Can Help You Land Your Dream Job in Project Management
By Jerry Ihejirika (Nigeria)

Project Procurement Management for Project Managers
By T. D. Jainendrakumar, PhD (Hon) (India)

How to Tackle a Problem with Business Design Thinking
By Parker Lee (USA)

Commentary Articles

PMs Are Having Fun in IT Offshoring Projects! Case Studies
By Adam Alami (Australia)

Case Studies

Strategic Portfolio Management in the Irish Public Health Service
By Seamus Woods (Ireland)

The Ravenel Bridge Project: Delivering Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget
By Susan Parente (USA)

Second Editions

When Millennials and Baby Boomers Collide
By Amanda Arriaga and Jessica Iselt Ballew (USA)

Vision to Value: Executing Initiatives Successfully
By Todd C. Williams, PMP (USA)

The Baseless Fear of Mentoring Millennials
By Zelda Jones (USA)

Security Essentials for Project Managers: Protecting Email and Mobile Devices
By Neil Farquharson (USA/UK)


Spain represented at PMI Global Congress North America, PMI LIM Meeting in Madrid in November, PMI 2016 EMEA Congress in Barcelona (Project Management Update from Madrid) – English & Spanish
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Award Season, Rail Industry News, New Nuclear Programme and Short Reports (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

PMI Tour Cono Sur Regional Congress in multiple cities – Cordoba and Buenos Aires (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

PMI Santiago Chile Chapter Elections, PMI Tour Cono Sur events in Chile, Solar Power and Transmission Lines (Project Management Update from Santiago)
By Jaime Videla (Chile)

Book Reviews

Management Science, Operations Research and Project Management: Modeling, Evaluation, Scheduling, Monitoring (Gower)
By Jose Ramón San Cristóbal Mateo, PhD (Spain)
Reviewed by Jack Gao, PhD (USA)

Business Driven PMO Success Stories: Across Industries and Around the World
By Mark Price Perry
Reviewed by Rita Swan, PMP (USA)

Project Management, Denial, and the Death Zone: Lessons from Everest and Antarctica (J. Ross)
By Grant Avery, MBA, PMP
Reviewed by Jan Watson, PMP (USA)

The Influential Project Manager – Winning Over Team Members and Stakeholders (CRC Press)
By Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI Fellow
Reviewed by Larry Barnett, PMP (USA)


People News

Future Events

Call for Papers

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

Other News