Volume II, Issue 1 – January 2013

In This Issue

In this Issue – Welcome to the January Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On the December PMWJ Featured Paper about Henry Gantt
By Michael O’Brochta (USA)

On the Future of Project Management – Featured Paper by Stretton and Blythman in December 2012 PMWJ
By Bob Youker (USA)

Featured Papers

New Methodological Approaches for Filling Gaps in Quantitative Project Management
By Pavel Barseghyan (Armenia & USA)

Engineer’s job satisfaction within projects developed by the International Construction Industry in MENA region
By Dimitrios Kamsaria, PhD, Stafanos Kougoulos, PhD (cand) and Charalambos Louca, PhD (Cyprus, Greece & UK)

Implementation of Engineering Economy in Transport Development: a Case Study of Road Transport
By Winner Yousman (Indonesia)

Two broad dimensions of Program Management
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Series Articles

Is There a unified Theory of Project Management?
Introduction to January Advances in Project Management Article
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

The Coming Sea-Change in Project Management Science
Advances in Project Management Series Article
By Michael Hatfield (USA)

Cultural Intelligence –  a requisite competency for international projects – article 1 in the new “Dragons, Camels & Kangaroos” series on cultural intelligence for project managers
By Bill Young, PhD (Australia & China)

The Changing Nature of Project Management – Introduction to a new series on Enterprise Project Governance by Paul Dinsmore and Luiz Rocha
By David Pells (USA)

What is Enterprise Project Governance?
By Paul Dinsmore and Luiz Rocha (Brazil)

Risk Doctor Briefing: Resolving Cobb’s Paradox
By Dr David Hillson (UK)

Advisory Articles

Continuous Delivery: The Ultimate Challenge for Software Development Managers
By Kevin Aguanno and Mike Bowler (Canada)

Belbin and Successful Project Teams
By Dr Dirk Jungnickel and Abid Mutafa (UAE)

Project Success Pentagon for Airport Expansion Projects
By Shailesh Nepal (Nepal)


How do Service, Product and Project Relate Together?
By Rania Al-Maghraby (Egypt)

Are we being duped by the experts?
By Harvey Levine (USA)

Second Editions

Challenges of Managing a Virtual Team with an Ocean in Between
By Pilar Plazas (Colombia)

Project Management Credentials Compared – a Preliminary Analysis
By Dr Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)

We Can and Should Raise the Standards
By Dr Martin Barnes (UK)


Project Management Update from Ecuador
By Irwin José Franco (Ecuador)

Report from the IPMA Festival of Knowledge in Poland
By Brane Semolic, PhD (Slovenia)

UK Project Management Round Up
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Report from the IPMA Global Young Crew Workshop
By Natalia Majcher (Poland)

Book Reviews

Polaris Lessons in Risk Management (Multi-Media)
By Dr. John Byrne, PMP
Reviewed by Wayne Raley

Don’t Say Yes! Negotiate! (Multi-Media)
By Richard Devon
Reviewed by David Lamb

Program Management Complexity: A Competency Model (CRC)
By Ginger Levitt, PhD and J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP
Reviewed by Jan Watson

Improving Your Project Management Skills, 2nd Edition (AMACOM)
By Larry Richman, PMP
Reviewed by Mark Davis

Thinking on Purpose for Project Managers: Outsmarting Evolution, 2nd Ed (Multi-Media)
By Bill Richardson
Reviewed by Kasandra Bell, PMP, ITIL

The Enterprise Business Analyst (Management Concepts)
By Kathleen B. Hass
Reviewed by Rukhman Malik

Things your PMO is Doing Wrong (PMI)
Michael Hatfield
Reviewed by Huma Sohrwardy

Value Management: Translating Aspirations into Performance (Gower)
By Roger H. Davies and Adam J. Davies
Reviewed by Diane Williams Roberts

Managing Offshore Development Projects (Multi-Media)
By Upadrista Venkatesh
Reviewed by Andrea Barbain

Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management (McGraw-Hill)
By Paul Myerson
Reviewed by Cora Crowell, MBA, PMP


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