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Prof Hans Georg Gemünden to be new editor of Project Management Journal

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30 January 2013 – The Project Management Institute (PMI®) has announced that starting with the April issue of Project Management Journal®, Hans Georg Gemünden will be the new editor of the Project Management Journal.  Christophe Bredillet, MBA, PhD, DSc retires after serving eight years as editor of the Journal.

george-gemundenDr. Gemünden holds the chair in Technology and Innovation Management at the Technical University, Berlin, Germany. From 1988 to 2000 he led the Institute for Applied Business Administration and Corporate Management at the University of Karlsruhe.

He has served as chair of the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Association of University Professors of Management, and chair of the Scientific Board of the German Innovation Survey of the German Ministry of Technology and Education. He has authored several books and a number of articles in the fields of technology and innovation management, corporate management, organization, marketing, human resource management and accounting.

Professor Gemünden has co-organized the project management track at several EURAM conferences. His specific areas of current interest are the research of radical innovations and innovation networks; service innovations particularly in the fields of telemedicine, entrepreneurship, and strategic project management; as well as lead users and lead markets.

In their news release, PMI thanked Dr. Bredillet for his eight years of service, as well as his leadership and support of the Journal as it grew and increased its value. The Institute welcomes Prof. Dr. Gemünden as he begins the next part of the Journal’s journey to excellence in communicating the state-of-the-art in project management research, technique, theory and practice.

For more about the Project Management Journal, visit http://www.pmi.org/Knowledge-Center/Publications-Project-Management-Journal.aspx?ll_p=PMI&[email protected]&ll_c=2806&ll_mi=5590&ll_j=6405

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