Volume I, Issue 5 – December 2012

In This Issue

In this Issue –
Welcome to the December Edition of the PM World Journal

By David Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Papers

Comparison of Design Bid Build and Design Build Operate & Maintain Project Delivery
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Alternative Scenarios for the Future of Project Management
By Alan Stretton, PhD and Terrence Blythman (Australia)

Sustainable Strategic Supply Chain Leadership & Management
By Dr Pieter Steyn (South Africa)

Benefits Realisation Management for Enterprise Success
By Allessandro Bolloni (Italy)

Henry A. Gantt, 1861-1919: Debunking the myths, a retrospective view of his work
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

The Six-Phase Comprehensive Project Life Cycle Model
By Russell Archibald, Ivano Di Filippo and Daniele Di Filippo (Mexico & Italy)

Series Articles

Sustainability and Success
Introduction to this month’s Series article
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Sustainable Change in Large Projects
Dr. Göran Brulin and Dr. Lennart Svensson (Sweden)

Senior Management Enablers for Distributed Project Teams
By Russ Martinelli, Tim Rahschulte & Jim Waddell (USA)

Advisory Articles

Dealing with Meddling Stakeholders
By Mark Kozak-Holland (Canada)

Business Benefits Realization
By Melvyn Lee (Malaysia)

Brainstorming Your Team to Happiness
By Laura B. Moore, AT&T (USA)


The Top 10 Reasons Projects are Unsuccessful
By Richard Morreale (USA)

Agile Methods and the Need for Speed
By Kevin Aguanno (Canada)

Student Papers

How does project management cope with the global organization structure
By Anca Onutsa (Romania)

Second Editions

Proven Risk Management Techniques for Increased Project and Organizational Success
By Laszlo Retfalvi (Canada)

Executive PMO – Blending Project Management and Business Management
By Dennis Bolles and Darell Hubbard (USA)

Project Management – an oil industry perspective
By Andy Cuthbert (USA)


Project Management Monthly Report from Spain
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Interview with Edward De Bono
By Ed Naughton (Ireland)

Project Management Update from Argentina
By Ana Maria Rodriguez (Argentina)

Project Management Update from Nigeria
By Taopheek Babayeju (Nigeria)

2012 Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management Achievement Awards
By Dr. Bill Young and Trevor Alex (Australia/China)

PM-Greece Inaugural Project Excellence Awards
By Prof John-Paris Pantouvakis (Greece)

Virtual Meetings on Distributed Teams –
Summary Report from IPMA Young Crew
By Natalia Majcher (Poland)

Book Reviews

MS Project 2010 – Inside Out (O’Reilly)
by Teresa S. Stover with Bonnie Biafore & Andreea Marinescu
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz

No Wishing Required: The Business Case for Project Assurance
by Rob Prinzo
Reviewed by Joseph Simonds

Flavor of the Month: A Leadership Fable about management mantras, methodologies, processes, & practices
by Martin VanDerSchouw
Reviewed by Joyce Jones

Scrum Project Management (CRC)
by Kim H. Pries & Jon M. Quigley
Reviewed by Joan Chalkley

The Project Risk Maturity Model (Gower)
by Martin Hopkinson
Reviewed by Sylvia Karmanoff

The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course – Project Management, 2nd Edition
by Helen Cooke, PMP and Karen Tate, PMP
Reviewed by Randall Rohde

The History of Project Management (Multi-media Publications)
by Mark Kozak-Holland
Reviewed by Johnny Gan

Managing Sustainable Development Programmes (Gower)
by Goran Brulin and Lennart Svensson
Reviewed by Michael DeTunq

Project Pain Reliever: A Just-In-Time Handbook for Anyone Managing Projects (J. Ross)
by Dave Garrett, Editor
Reviewed by Massih Hamidi

Google+ Companion (Wiley)
by Mark Hattersley
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz


People News

Mori, Schaden and Shepherd named Honorary Members of PM-Greece

Martin Barnes retires; Tom Taylor named new President of APM in UK

University of Maryland’s John Cable named Editorial Advisor for PM World Journal

Prof Kalle Kähkönen named International Editorial Advisor for PM World Journal in Finland

Prof Helgi Thor Ingason named International Editorial Advisor for PM World Journal in Iceland

Future PM Event News

4th Annual Scottish Project Management Conference to in Edinburgh on 17 April 2013

2nd International Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic Countries to be in Riga

April 2013 happy projects ’13 conference in Vienna

Reminder: 2nd International Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic Countries set for April 2013

Date & Location of 2013 PMI Scheduling Conference Announced

Calls for Papers

PM World Journal Calls for Papers

PM Profession News

26th IPMA 2012 World Congress Video Proceedings Available

Sustainability in Project Management Featured at the IPMA World Congress 2012

APM appoint four new Board members

Education News

Wideman PM Website updates announced for January 2019

Wideman PM Website updates announced for December 2018

Wideman PM Website updates announced for November 2018

Wideman PM Website updates announced for October 2018

Wideman website updates announced for September 2018

Wideman PM Website updates announced for August 2018

44 new works by 48 authors added to PM World Library in July

45 new works by 49 authors added to PM World Library in June

Wideman June 2018 website updates announced

42 new works by 47 authors added to PM World Library

38 new works by 46 authors added to PM World Library

Wideman Project Management Website updates announced

Wideman Project Management Website updates announced

University of New Mexico and Sandia to cooperate on new Master’s Degree in project management

35 new works by 40 authors added to PM World Library

Wideman Website updates for January 2018

Project Management for Education

33 new works by 36 authors added to PM World Library

26 new works by 29 authors added to PM World Library

20 new works by 22 authors added to PM World Library

Publishing News

16 Stories – Wonderful new book from Tom Taylor and Rob Dee offers entertaining stories about projects and project management from history, past and present

Wideman Project Management Website updates announced for December 2012

PM World Journal now available in Afrikaans

PRINCE2 Study Guide published by Wiley in the US

Project Management for Flat Organizations – new book by Laura Burford published by J. Ross in USA

Managing Business Analysis Services – new book from J. Ross Publishing provides framework for sustainable projects

Every Leader is an Artist – Provocative new book by O’Malley and Baker from McGraw-Hill provides insights for project managers

Industry News

Hill International Selected as Construction Manager for $1.4 Billion Rising Sun Taipei City in China

Funds Available in UK for APM Higher Apprenticeships in Project Management

Hill International Awarded $109 Million Contract to Manage Expansion of Muscat International and Salalah Airports in Oman

ARCADIS wins major Metro Expansion Project in Toulouse, France

Oracle Completes Acquisition of Skire to add Cloud-based and On-premise Capital Program Management Application to Primavera

Fluor Joint Venture wins $800M Horseshoe Project in Dallas – to build highway interchange and two Santiago Calatrava Signature Bridges

Fluor’s AMECO subsidiary acquires construction services company in Mozambique

Program/Project News

NASA Announces Robust Multi-Year Mars Program

IBM and City of Lyon, France to Create Transportation Management Center of the Future

Major Milestone Achieved on Chernobyl Confinement Project

New Domestic Airport Terminal to be Built in Izmir, Turkey

New €62.6 million Bridge to link Armenia and Georgia

New U.S. Embassy Project in Jakarta moves forward with Sustainability features

Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project launched in Oyo and Taraba States, Nigeria

Brazil and UN launch Project to help Cotton Farmers Worldwide

Other News

World Bank approves $500 million to accelerate Tunisia’s economic recovery

Advancing Internet Access can help achieve Sustainable Economic Development

UK to end Aid to India by 2015