Volume II, Issue 10 – October 2013

In This Edition

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

Featured Papers

Crowdsourcing Project Management to the Community: A Sustainable Alternative to Traditional Project Management of IS/IT
By Haytham Siala, PhD (UK) 

Relationship between Organizational Culture and Innovation Management: An Exploratory Investigation
By Léo Fernando Castelhano Bruno, PhD (Brazil) 

Diversification of Chernobyl’s Power Plant Function through the Prism of Project Management Methodology
By Prof Dr. Sergey D. Bushuyev (Ukraine) and Volodymyr V. Medintsov (Ukraine) 

Inter-Disciplinary Bi-Lingualism: A Communication Tool for Strategic Execution in the PMO
By Habeeb Adekunle Quadri; MSc, MBA, PMP, PMI-RMP, (PHD) (USA / Nigeria) 

An Evaluation of Risk Factors affecting Performance of Construction Projects in Southwestern Nigeria
By Taiwo Arowojolu-Alagwe (Nigeria) & Bolanle Felicia Adegoke (Nigeria) 

The Role of a Sound Asset Management System in Life Cycle Program Management
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Series Articles

Enterprise Project Governance Series: How to Manage Projects Successfully Across the Organization – Organizing for EPG
By Paul Dinsmore and Luiz Rocha (Brazil) 

Risk Doctor Briefing: Implicit and Explicit Risk Management
By Dr. David Hillson (UK) 

IPMA Education & Training Series: Developing the bouquet of IPMA Advanced Courses®
By Morten Fangel (Denmark) & Prof John-Paris Pantouvakis, PhD (Greece)

Advisory Articles

Playing with the Engineering Milestone Schedule
By Anil Seth (India) 

Lean Project Management – It’s All About Value
By Gary Lloyd (UK) 

Project Team Development and How to Accelerate It
By Eric Wright (USA) 


A further note on involving program/project managers in organizational strategic planning
By Alan Stretton (Australia) 

Can project managers manage projects across different industries with limited industry-specific experience?
By Ranelle Cliff (Australia) 

Student Papers

Managing Project Risk
By Natasha Narh (South Africa)

Second Editions

Involving program/project managers in organizational strategic planning
By Alan Stretton (Australia) 

The “Y” Manager on Command: A Reflection on the New Management Generation
By André Barcaui, PhD (Brazil) 

Lessons Learned on How to Increase Project Success using Proven Stakeholder Management Techniques
By Laszlo A. Retfalvi (Canada) 

Use of Agile, XP and Kanban Methodologies in the Same Project
By Ira Barash (USA) 

“What in the World Were We Thinking?” Managing Stakeholder Expectations and Engagement through Transparent and Collaborative Project Estimation
By Laura Zuber (USA) 


ISO/TC 258, ISO Technical Committee for Project, Program, and Portfolio Management, convenes in Tällberg, Sweden
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland) 

Project Management Update from Madrid (English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

UK Project Management Roundup
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Project Management Update from Kraków
By Artur Bialy (Poland)

Project Management Report from Belo Horizonte
By Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto (Brazil)

Book Reviews

PgMP Exam Challenge! (CRC)
By Ginger Levin, PgMP, PhD and J. LeRoy Ward, PgMP (USA)
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz (USA)

Positive Leadership in Project Management:  A Practical Guide to Enhancing Individual, Team and Organizational Performance (IIL)
By Frank P. Saladis, PMP (USA)
Reviewed by Lisa Pedrotti (USA)

The Keys to Our Success: Lessons Learned from 25 of our Best Project Managers (Multi-Media)
David Barrett & Derek Vigar (editors)
Reviewed by Johnny Gan (USA)

PgMP Exam Practice Test and Study Guide (CRC)
Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP and J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP (USA)
Reviewed by Shree Bhat (USA)

No More Pointless Meetings:  Breakthrough Sessions That Will Revolutionize the Way You Work (AMACOM)
By Martin Murphy
Reviewed by Elaine Lee (USA)

Organizational Project Management: Linking Strategy and Concepts (Management Concepts)
Rosemary Hossenlopp, PMP, editor
Reviewed by Clinton Hudson (USA) 

PMP Practice Test and Study Guide (CRC)
J. LeRoy Ward, & Ginger Levin, PhD (USA)
Reviewed by Leigh MacPherson (USA)


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