PMWJ Call for Papers – Share Knowledge related to Program and Project Management


12 October 2013 – Dallas, London, Sydney – The monthly Call for Papers for the PM World Journal (PMWJ) has been issued.  Project management researchers, experts, professional leaders, practicing project managers and executives of project-oriented organizations are invited to submit an article, paper, report or story for publication in the monthly PMWJ.  This is an opportunity to advance your career, share knowledge and gain visibility for yourself and your organization.

130831-pmwj14-pmwj-IMAGEThe PMWJ includes articles and papers in the following categories:

  • Featured Papers – professionally researched and referenced paper similar to those presented at professional conferences
  • Advisory Articles – advice on how to solve a problem or address specific issues related to program or project management
  • Commentary Articles – short article expressing an opinion or point of view about a program or project management-related topic, either general or specific
  • Student Papers – well written research paper by graduate or undergraduate students of project management, often recommended by a professor or teacher
  • Case Studies – Description of an actual project or program, or how some aspect of program or project management was implemented in an organization
  • Personal Stories – short description of a personal experience on a project or related to project management
  • Reports – update about PM professional activities, events or developments in a city or region of the world; these can provide information from national societies or local branches and chapters of international bodies
  • Book Reviews – professionally written review of a project management book (a template can be provided)
  • News Stories – articles about actual programs and projects, and P/PM-related research, education, publications, professional activities, events, organizations or people
  • Second Editions – previously published papers, originally presented at a project management conference or event, or published in a language other than English.

The PMWJ (ISSN 2330-4480) is a non-refereed eJournal, but indexed by EBSCO, the world’s largest intermediary between publishers and libraries.  Contents of the PMWJ will be included in EBSCO’s Business Source databases.  The PMWJ is therefore a good option for those who wish to publish research results or information quickly.  For more information, visit https://pmworldjournal.net/?page_id=9.

According to Managing Editor David Pells, “Our mission is to support the creation and sharing of new knowledge about program and project management.  We welcome articles and papers about any aspect of program or project management from anywhere in the world, especially those that could be useful for managing projects in difficult conditions, emerging economies or challenging environments.”

The publishing process is easy.  Just email article or paper to [email protected]; it will be reviewed for appropriateness and grammar, reformatted to a standard layout and returned to the author for approval.  Authors do not wait long for approval or to see their papers published. Submittals received by the 20th of the month can normally be included in the next monthly edition.

The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global online publication produced by PM World in the United States, but created by a virtual team of contributors and editors around the world.  Each month, the PMWJ features dozens of articles, papers and stories about projects and project management in different countries and industries.  To see the latest edition or to subscribe, visit www.pmworldjournal.net.  Archives of past editions can be found at https://pmworldjournal.net/?page_id=3160.