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Volume VII, Issue 4 – April 2018

Featured Interviews

Interview with Elizabeth Russell, FAPM, APM Wessex Branch Chair, UK
By Ömer Berkay Dağlı (Turkey / UK)

Interview with David L. Pells, Managing Editor, PM World Journal (USA)
By Yu Yanjuan, Project Management Review (China)

Featured Papers

Adjudication: A Dispute Resolution Mechanism for Infrastructure Development in Nigeria
By Christian Azuka Olele (Nigeria)

Labor Productivity improvement in Construction projects using WBS & OBS Integration
By Essam Mohamed Lotfi (UAE)

Elements of the Mathematical Theory of Human Systems, Part 5: Quantitative analysis of the benefits and losses of two human systems in the regime of confrontational equilibrium of their interrelations
By Pavel Barseghyan, PhD (Armenia & USA)

Mapping ERP “Chart of Accounts” to Building Information Modeling Software Using Omniclass Coding Structures and Activity Based Costing/Management-A CONTRACTOR’S perspective
By Dr. Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia & USA)

Event Chain Diagrams
By Lev Virine, PhD, Michael Trumper, Eugenia Virine (Canada)

Towards Systems Management in the Electric Power Sector for Physical Facilities in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and New Directions
By Dr. Felix Osita Ikekpeazu (Nigeria)

A Supply Chain Management (SCM) Framework for Construction Project Delivery in Nigeria: An Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) Approach
By Benedict Amade, PhD; Prof Edem Okon Peter Akpan, PhD; Prof Festus Prince Okechukwu Ukwuoma, PhD; Charles Nnamdi Nonuju, PhD; Ogaga Linus Okore (Nigeria)

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Series Articles

Working in the Shadows: Exposing our inner demons (Intro to Advances in Project Management article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Shadow Working in Project Management: Towards new levels of consciousness in groups (Advances in Project Management)
By Joana Bértholo, PhD (Portugal)

Expanding the Risk Management Universe (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hillson

The Value of Benefits (Applying Earned Benefits Management Series)
By Crispin (Kik) Piney (France)

Stage 1: Establish organisational strategic objectives (Series on Organisational Strategic Planning and Execution)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (hon) (Australia)

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Advisory Articles

The Analytical Advantage: Strategies for the Analytics Lifecycle
By Evan Piekara (USA)

The Importance of Having Both Sequential/Linear Thinking Skills AND Non-Linear Creativity/Innovative/Out-of-the-Box Thinking Skills
By Michael Marshall, PhD (USA)

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Commentary Article

A Critique of Two Major Programmes of the Buhari Presidency in Nigeria
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (Nigeria & UK)

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Student Papers

Companies and ethic/sustainability aspects through Corporate Social Responsibility
By Marie Dasque, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France

Contracts for Professional Sports
By Louis Roland, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Finding location for a coffee shop to combine physical and technological accessibility
By Manon Wambre, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Landlord-Tenant Disputes: Towards the End of Court Litigation through Alternatives
By Chloé Barroso, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

The importance of assessing quality of Artworks in Art Gallery’s contract
By Louison Marguerite, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Is the FIFA World Cup Organization affected by Owner Financing?
By Léo Peigna, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Alternate Dispute Resolution in China: Research on ADR for the Construction of Harmonious Arbitration System in China
By Huiru Wang, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Best practices for data privacy clause in Saas Agreements
By Amélie Tonneau, SKEMA Business School, Paris (China & France)

The Mitigation Rule and Impacts of Overdue Payments in International Business
By Xiyuan Wu, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

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Reports

2017 Brazil’s PM Maturity Research Results
By Darci Prado, PhD (Brazil), Russell Archibald, PhD (hon) (Mexico & USA), Manuel Carvalho (Brazil), Warlie Oliveira (Brazil), Lara Romano (Brazil)

The PMI Madrid Spain Chapter has a new President (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Updates from Project Management Association Finland, 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)

Brexit, The Battle for GKN, Professional News and Salibury (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Beginning of year 2018 activities in the PMI Chapters in Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi, PMP (Argentina)

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Book Reviews

Investment Centric Project Management (J Ross)
By Steven Keays
Reviewed by Benjamin K. Diamond (USA)

Rethinking Innovation and Design For Emerging Markets: Inside the Renault Kwid Project (CRC)
By Christophe Midler, Bernard Jullien and Yannick Lung
Reviewed by Dr. Charles Y. Chen, PMP (USA)

Bridging the PM Competency Gap: A Dynamic Approach to Improving Capability and Project Success   (J Ross)
By Loredana Abramo, PMP and Rich Maltzman, PMP
Reviewed by B. K. Gamble, PMP (USA)

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

How to Get Executives to Act For Success (Zozer)
By Michael O’Brochta (USA)
Reviewed by Alice Chiang, PMP (Taiwan & USA)

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

The Practioner’s Guide to Program Management (PMI)
By Irene Didinsky, PMP
Reviewed by Melissa Zahn, PMP (USA)

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