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Volume VII, Issue 11 – November 2018

Interviews

PM has shifted from ‘Management of Projects’ to ‘Management by Projects’
Interview with Ou Lixiong, Professor, Northwestern Polytechnical University; Executive Vice President, PMRC; Vice President, IPMA (China)
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Diversity Can Be an Asset
Interview with Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, Past Chairman, Project Management Institute; Visiting Professor, Duke University (USA/Belgium)
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Featured Papers

Evaluating aspects of power plant performance using Project Success Life Cycle Model (PSLCM)
By Lalamani Budeli & Prof JH (Harry) Wichers (South Africa)

Failed Governance, major contributor to failed projects in Africa
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (Nigeria and UK)

Responsibilities for “project” successes/failures?
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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Series Articles

Bringing Strangers into the Project (Project Business Management Series)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Quantitative Risk Management: Why Bother? (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hulett (USA)

The Benefits of Stakeholders (Practical Benefits Management Series)
By Crispin (Kik) Piney (France)

Project Estimating Process (Project Workflow Management Series)
By Dan Epstein (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Relative Estimation in Agile Project Management
By Arvind Mundra (USA)

A Practitioner’s Guide to the PMO
By Kenneth Smith (USA)

Engaging Stakeholders to Drive Transformational Change
By Evan Piekara (USA)

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Commentary Article

Strategy and Reputation: the Big Business of Slave Labor in 21st Century Projects
By John Schlichter (USA)

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Reports

“Social Project Management Day” and “PMI Tour Cono Sur 2018” (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi, PMP (Argentina)

The Brazilian elections and its reflection on project management (Project Management Report from São Paulo)
By Mauricio Lopes (Brazil)

Updates from Project Management Association Finland (Project Days 2018 Conference), PMI Finland Chapter, Olkiluoto 3 and Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plants, Helsinki’s Länsimetro extension, Raide-Jokeri light rail transit project (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

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Student Papers

Potential of Blockchain-enabled smart contract platforms for automated enforcement and dispute resolution
By Aseem Sharma, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France / India)

Owner and Contractor in the Defense Industry: Two Sides at War
By Arthur Vaesken, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Renewable Energies: Safe Investment or Dangerous Deal?
By Cyril Cojutti, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Are Intellectual Property Rights still relevant in a context of E-Commerce Business?
By Julie Roué, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Sustainable Activism & Ecology: The new challenges in the construction field
By Jérôme Andriamirado, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Building Sustanability into a Contract: How to Create more “Green” Supply Chain Contracts?
By Souhaila Bouddou, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Is change in Construction contracts a risk? Analysis of causes and impacts
By Sirine Ben Jebara, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France / Tunisia)

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Book Reviews

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop (CRC Press)
By Rolf Medina
Reviewed by Mechelle Davidson, PMP (USA)

Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader (CRC Press)
By Susan G. Schwartz, PMP
Reviewed by John Poulos, PMP (USA)

Agilizing the Enterprise: Collaborative Leadership, Dynamic Strategy and Organizational Flexibility (CRC Press)
By Joseph Raynus
Reviewed by Arthur L. Jones (USA)

A Holistic Approach to Lessons Learned: How Organizations Can Benefit from Their Own Knowledge (CRC Press)
By Moria Levy
Reviewed by Barbara LaDue, PMP (USA)

The Audio PMP Exam Prep: Conversations on Passing the PMP Exam (CRC Press)
By Carl Pritchard and Bruce Falk
Reviewed by Swati Shah (USA)

Time Matters: Time management techniques for avoiding or recovering from delay on projects and programmes (dashdot)
By Tom Taylor
Reviewed by Ed Raibick, PMP (USA)

Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration – And Make Work Exciting Again (HarperCollins)
By Scott Mautz
Reviewed by Lusetha Rolle, PMP (USA)

Breakthrough Project Portfolio Management:  Achieving the Next Level of Capability and Optimization (J Ross)
By Murali Kulathumani
Reviewed by David Diatikar (USA)

Investment-Centric Project Management: Advanced Strategies for Developing and Executing Successful Capital Projects (J Ross)
By Steven James Keays
Reviewed by Mark Loiselle (USA)

Realizing Strategy Through Projects: The Executive’s Guide (CRC Press)
By Carl Marnewick
Reviewed by Denise Cordova (USA)

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