Volume II, Issue 9 – September 2013

In This Edition

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

Featured Papers

Effective Push Communications in Industrial Projects
By Raffaele Giovinazzi (Italy) & Frederic Picard (France) 

Decision Making in Controlled Cyclic Alternative Network Projects with Deterministic Branching Outcomes
By Prof Vladimir Voropajev (Russia), Prof Jan Gelrud (Russia) & Prof Dimitri Golenko-Ginzburg (Israel) 

Inviting Project Management into the Boardroom
By Greg Usher (Australia) 

Specialist Generalist Perspective on Project Management
By Alan Stretton, PhD (Australia)

 Cultural Impacts on Managing Social Projects
By Ahmad Khodaverdi Darian (Iran) 

Corporate Social Responsibility and Project Portfolio Management
By Joel Carboni & Jeff Hodgkinson (USA)

Series Articles

Enterprise Project Governance Series: How to Manage Projects Successfully Across the Organization – The Execution Gap
By Paul Dinsmore and Luiz Rocha (Brazil)

New Construction Contract for the 21st Century – A Series on the CIOB’s new contract for complex construction projects: Termination
By Keith Pickavance (UK) 

Risk Doctor Briefing: The Future of the Risk Universe
By Dr. David Hillson (UK) 

IPMA Education & Training Series: PM Educators must Entertain!!!
By Tom Taylor (UK)

Advisory Articles

Get SET for Project Control
By Delwyn Ooi (Singapore) 

Basis for Development of a Project: Planning (English & Spanish)
By Germán Bernate (Colombia) 

Risk-Driven PMO Strategy
By Kevin Hanrahan & David Giudice (USA) 

Build an Environment for Teamwork
By Tom Wise & Reuben Daniel (USA)


Stop Email Abuse
By Jeff Oltmann (USA) 

Why You Must Take Project Management Seriously
By Eyitayo Ogunmola (Nigeria)

Student Papers

Line of Balance Combined with Earned Value Management: a Case Study of a Housing Development Project in Nigeria
By Austin Iserhienrhien (Nigeria)

Second Editions

The Value of Project Management Reflects the Organization’s Maturity in Project Management
By Darci Prado (Brazil), Russell Archibald (Mexico/USA) & Warlei Oliveira (Brazil) 

Navigating the S’s: Engaging Stakeholders for Project Success
By Stacy Goff (USA) 


Project Management in Germany
By Reinhard Wagner (Germany) 

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

UK Project Management Roundup
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Project Management Update from Buenos Aires
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Book Reviews

Making Effective Business Decisions with Microsoft Project (Wiley)
By Tim Runcie & Mark Dochtermann
Reviewed by Debra Johnson (USA)

Project Management Tools & Techniques: A Practical Guide (CRC)
By Deborah Sater Carstens, Gary L. Richardson & Ronald B. Smith
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz (USA)

Sustainable Lean: The Story of Cultural Transformation (CRC)
By Robert B. Camp
Reviewed by Ira Barash (USA)

How to Outthink, Outmaneuver and Outperform Your Competition (CRC)
By Norton Paley
Reviewed by Sonali Dave (USA)

Winning Your Rebid:  – How to Retain Contracts through Successful Competitive Rebids (Gower)
By Nigel Thacker (UK)
Reviewed by Ross M. Thurman (USA)

Project Risk Analysis: Techniques for Forecasting Funding Requirements, Costs and Timelines (Gower)
By Derek Salkeld
Reviewed by Ira Barash (USA)

Perfect Phrases for Project Management (McGraw-Hill)
By Helen Cooke & Karen Tate (USA)
Reviewed by Sonali Dave (USA) 

Managing Business Analysis Services (J. Ross)
By Barbara Davis (USA)
Reviewed by Madison Berndt (USA)

Grateful Leadership: using the Power of Acknowledgment to Engage All Your People and Achieve Superior Results (McGraw-Hill)
By Judith W. Umlas (USA)
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz (USA)


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