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Volume VII, Issue 7 – July 2018

Featured Interviews

PM Competence Is Key Growth Driver of Developing Countries – Interview with Prof. Ding Ronggui (China)
Dean of Department of management science and Engineering Research Institute, Shandong University School of management, Shandong, China
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

China Brings Cultural Strengths into PM – Interview with Stacy Goff (USA)
CEO of ProjectExperts®; Co-Founder & Past President, IPMA-USA; Former Vice President & Honorary Fellow, IPMA
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Featured Papers

Valuation of the Impact of Sawmill Industry on Ambient Air Quality in Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria
By Chicheta F. Nissi, PhD and Mbosowo Ebong Ekpo (Nigeria)

Bankable and sustainable solar projects as a panacea for environmental pollution and unemployment for millions of African youths
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (Nigeria and UK)

Chief Portfolio Officer: The Industry 4.0 Value Chain Change Agent
By Dr. Julian Van den Berg (Australia), Prof Dr. Pieter Steyn (South African) and Dr. Brane Semolic (Slovenia)

Practical Approach towards Project Control Systems Using EVM & CCPM Integration
By Essam Lottfy (UAE)

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Series Articles

Connecting for corporate social innovation (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

The Digital Social Workplace: People over Process (Advances in Project Management)
By Dale Roberts (UK)

Dealing with Project Supply Networks (PSNs), Be a Connective Leader (Project Business Management Series)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Stage 4: Execute other strategic work, along with projects (Series on Organizational Strategic Planning and Implementation)
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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

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Commentary Articles

Tinkerbell and the Empire State Building: Recalling what seems to be forgotten
By Mattias Jacobsson, PhD (Sweden) and Timothy L. Wilson, PhD (USA/Sweden)

CPAs, PDCA, and Financial Project Management
By Regina Parks (USA)

The SMART FIFA World Cup 2018
By Mark Reeson (UK)

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Reports

The New Real State Industry: Project Management Services and Stakeholders – Madrid, june 14th 2018 (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Updates from Project Management Association Finland (PMAF 2017 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)

Rail Project Problems, IT Woes Continue, Brexit – Again, Energy, More Good News, British Way of Life Under Threat (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

After PM Summit 2018 Ankara (Report from Turkey)
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

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Student Papers

Benchmarking change orders (variation order) in oil and gas contract versus FIDIC, AIA, EJCDC and CONSENSUS DOCS Baselines
By Maryem Benachour, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Deal with risks between different franchise agreements
By Aurélie Driant, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Benchmarking Chinese Construction Contracts Against Global Standards
By Xingshi Guo, SKEMA Business School, Lille (China / France)

Disputes in IT contracts – Source, Impact and Resolution tactics in early stages
By Abhinay Kumar Jha, SKEMA Business School, Paris (India / France)

All the Contract Clauses Existing to Protect Owners and Contractors from Cancellation
By Sasha Lefils, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

How to Integrate Claims in Public Private Partnerships: Indian International Airports
By Yashwanth Mula, SKEMA Business School, Lille (India / France)

The importance of contract execution management in project management
By Yang Xu, SKEMA Business School, Paris (China / France)

Resolution of conflicts between distributors and suppliers on the wholesale food service market
By Mikael Aboudarham, SKEMA Business School, Paris (Brazil / France)

Contractual Issues of Flights Overbooking
By Rui Zheng, SKEMA Business School, Paris (China / France)

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Second Editions

Applying 1970 Waterfall Lessons Learned Within Today’s Agile Development Process
By Johnny Morgan, PhD (USA)

Agile Quantitative Risk Analysis
By Susan Parente (USA)

Innovation Ecosystem Management Leadership in Project Management and Business
By Darrel G. Hubbard and Peter W. Rogers (USA

Digital Transformation through Product and Project Innovation Management
By Curt Raschke, PhD (USA)

Implementing Change in Organizations
By Robert Youker (USA)

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Book Reviews

Agile Project Management for Business Transformation Success (BEP)
By Paul Paquette, Milan Frankl
Reviewed by Charlotte A. McKenzie (USA)

The Business of Portfolio Management (PMI)
By Iain Fraser (New Zealand)
Reviewed by Dirk Huck, PMP (USA)

9 Habits of Project Leaders: Experience and Data Driven Practical Advice in Project Execution (PMI)
By Arun Singhal, Puja Bhatt
Reviewed by Adriane Rivers, PMP (USA)

Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat? (AMACOM)
By Ray A. Rothrock
Reviewed by Kevin Martin, PMP (USA)

Patterns of Strategy (PMI)
By Patrick Hoverstadt, Lucy Loh
Reviewed by Charles Chen, PhD (USA)

The Business of Portfolio Management (PMI)
By Iain Fraser (New Zealand)
Reviewed by Leigh MacPherson, PMP (USA)

Responsible Leadership in Projects: Insights Into Ethical Decision Making (PMI)
By Nicholas Clarke, Alessia D’Amato, Malcolm Higgs, Ramesh Vahidi
Reviewed by John Poulos, PMP (USA)

The Leader Habit: Master the Skills You Need to Lead in Just Minutes A Day (AMACOM)
By Martin Lanik
Reviewed by Montrae C. Jemison (USA)

Agile Project Management for Business Transformation Success (BEP)
By Paul Paquette, Milan Frankl
Reviewed by Sani L. Venkatesan, PMP (USA)

Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat? (AMACOM)
By Ray A. Rothrock
Reviewed by Jennifer Arroyo, PMP (USA)

Attributes of Project-Friendly Enterprises (BEP)
By Virral S. Anatatmula, Parviz F. Rad
Reviewed by Kimberly Brown (USA)

9 Habits of Project Leaders: Experience and Data Driven Practical Advice in Project Execution (PMI)
By Arun Singhal, Puja Bhatt
Reviewed by Lisa Brooks (USA)

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