Volume V, Issue 5 – May 2016

In This Edition

Welcome to the May 2016 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor


Interview with Prof Semih Bilgen, UYMS’16 Program Committee Chair
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Featured Papers

How to Process Project Information
By Lev Virine, Ph.D., P.Eng.; Michael Trumper; Eugenia Virine, PMP (Canada

Development Projects as Mechanisms for Delivery of Public Services in Kenya
By Isaac Odhiambo Abuya (Kenya)

Supply Chain Management and Construction Project Delivery: Constraints to its Application
By Benedict Amade; Prof Edem Okon Peter Akpan, PhD; Emmanuel Chinenye Ubani, PhD; and Uzoma Francis Amaeshi, PhD (Nigeria)

Progressive Elaboration of Project Management Processes
By Essam Mohamed Lotffy, PMP, CCP (UAE)

Series Articles

Scoping the project management discipline (Article 4 in series on increasing project management contributions to helping achieve broader ends)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (hon) (Australia)

Effective Risk Facilitation: Understanding Styles (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr David Hillson (UK)

Time to rethink the social element of projects: Building on ambient awareness and social media (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

The Social Project Manager: Balancing Collaboration with Centralised Control in a Project Driven World (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Peter Taylor (UK)

Project Team Members and Project Meetings (Series on Project Management for Team Members)
By Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)

The Enterprise PMO in Operations Business Management (Series on Project Business Management and the PMO)
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

Communicating in Crisis (Communicating Projects – The Series)
By Ann Pilkington (UK)

Advisory Articles

The Project Manager We Know: Overcoming Five Dysfunctions
By Almahdy Eltonsy (Egypt)                           

Change Request (CR) KPI Dilution – Masked PMO Governance Metric Reporting
By Dennis Wiggins (USA)                                

How to Motivate Team for Project Success and Individual Career Success
By Sunitha Arvind Muralidharan (India)       

Project Stakeholder Management
By TD Jainendrakumar (India)                       

Commentary Articles

Project Managers and Workplace Bullying: Are You Willing to Risk Everything?
By Paul Pelletier, LL.B, PMP (Canada)

PMBOK and PRINCE2: How project managers can survive in an agile world
By Lisa Hodges (USA)

Sustainable Project Principles help with creating a bully-free workplace
By Mónica González (Argentina)

Check Your Stress for Your Health and Your Career
By Rebecca Winson, J.D., PMI Fellow (USA)

Case Studies

The Complexities of Programme Management: Case Study of Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline
By Anton Setiawan, Alya Shahroom, Ting Huang, Noor Syaza Zahidah (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Second Editions

Effective Knowledge Management in Agile Project Teams – Impact and Enablers
By Paweł Paterek (Poland)

The Secret Ingredient for Successful Project Leadership
By Dr Lynda Bourne (Australia)

Applying Project Management Methods to the Creation of a Start-up Business Plan: The Case of Blendlee
By Jolita Kiznyte (Lithuania/Germany), Marcos Welker (Germany), Prof André Dechange (Germany)


Project Management Development – Practice and Perspectives: Report on the Fifth International Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic Countries (Conference Report)
By Emils Pulmanis (Lavia)

NAPMP Launches Official Website for Member Registration, ICRC Builds Project Management Capacity (Project Management Update from Abuja)
By Taopheek Babayeju (Nigeria)

A Difficult Year for Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

New Nuclear; Infrastructure Projects; University Expansions in London; Britain and Chernobyl’s Containment – Positive News (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (United Kingdom)

PMI Madrid Chapter Monthly Meeting; PMI EMEA Congress 2016 in Barcelona (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Football Federation of Kosovo joins UEFA; European Commission proposes visa-free travel for the people of Kosovo; Digital Kosovo (Project Management Update from Prishtina)
By Kushtrim Mehmetaj (Kosovo)

Book Reviews

Managing Conflict in Projects: Applying Mindfulness and Analysis for Optimal Results (Project Management Institute)
By George Pitagorsky, PMP
Reviewed by Edward Raibick, PMP (USA)

The Power of Business Process Improvement: 10 Simple Steps to Increase Effectiveness, Efficiency and Adaptability, 2nd Ed (AMACOM)
By Susan Page
Reviewed by Sheila Jackson, PMP (USA)

Lean Six Sigma for Dummies®, 3rd Edition (Wiley)
By John Morgan, Martin Brenig-Jones
Reviewed by Larry Barnett, PMP (USA)

Cultural Transformations: Lessons of Leadership and Corporate Reinvention (Wiley)
By John Mattone and Nick Vaidya
Reviewed by John Poulos, PMP (Chile/USA)

Project Management for Designers and Facilities Managers, 4th Edition (J. Ross)
By Howard G. Birnberg
Reviewed by Martina De Los , PMP (Bulgaria/USA)


People News

Future Events

Calls for Papers

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

Other News