Volume II, Issue 2 – February 2013

In This Edition

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

Letters to the Editor

On the January PMWJ Second Edition paper about Project Management Credentials by Dr Paul Giammalvo
By Michael O’Brochta (USA)

On the subject of the January Series Article: Enterprise Project Governance, How to Manage Projects Successfully Across the Organization. What is Enterprise Project Governance? By Paul Dinsmore & Luiz Rocha
By Pat Weaver (Australia)

On the January PMWJ Advisory Article by Shailesh Nepal entitled Project Success Pentagon for Airport Expansion Projects
By Purna Bahadur Singh (Nepal)

In Tribute

Jean-Pierre Debourse, Project Management Educator, 1940-2013 (France)

Featured Papers

Equilibrium of Human Labor in light of Supply and Demand Model of Microeconomic Theory
By Pavel Barseghyan (Armenia & USA)

Why Project Engineers Exist
By Anil Seth (India)

Program Tetrahedron – further development of the concept
By Bob Prieto (USA)

A case for refocusing on basic processes/procedures underlying effective project management
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

PMBOK Guide 5th Edition and MS Project 2010: A Practical Step-by-Step Approach
By Satya Narayan Dash (India)

Project Management Credentials Compared:  A Follow Up Analysis
By Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)

Series Articles

From Projects to Strategy, and Back Again
Introduction to February article in Advances in Project Management Series
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

 Evidence of the Neglect of Project Management by Senior Executives – Advances in Project Management Series
By Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez (Belgium and Spain) 

Risk Doctor Briefing: Prerequisites for Effective Enterprise Risk Management
By Dr David Hillson (UK) 

Enter the Dragon – Chinese Business Culture and the West
Dragons, Camels and Kangaroos: Series on Cultural Intelligence for P/PM

By Bill Young, PhD (Australia & China)

EPG and Corporate Governance
Series on Enterprise Project Governance
By Paul Dinsmore and Luiz Rocha (Brazil)

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

Advisory Articles

The Art of Taking by Giving
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Managing Contractors through Assessments and Audits
By Raju Rao (India)

Ten Critical Steps to Achieving  Magnetic Leadership with Teams
By Dianne Durkin (USA)

Learning to be like parents to your own employees
By Sujit Mishra (India)

Pre-empting Burnout: Imposing Sanity on Your Uncontrollable Work World
By Marge Combe (USA)


When failure to plan project portfolios is a good thing
By Dirk Jungnickel and Abid Mustafa (UAE)

Managing Projects in Three Dimensions
By Ed Fern (USA)

Second Editions

Return on Investment from Project Management Education: a case of British Project Management Professional Development Programme
By Mehmood Alam, PhD; Andrew Gale, PhD; and Mike Brown (UK)

Value Management Beyond Earned Value
By Ingemund Jordanger, PhD and Prof Ole Jonny Klakegg (Norway)

Sustainability in Project Management: Reality Bites
By Prof Gilbert Silvius, Ron Schipper and Snezana Nedeski (Netherlands)


Project Management Update from Nigeria: PMI Nigeria celebrates IPM Day,
PMI Port Harcourt Chapter gets New Executives
By Taopheek Babayeju (Nigeria)

Report from Greece: 7th Annual Project Management Congress in Greece
By Theofanis Giotis (Greece)

Report from IPMA Education and Training Board
By Ed Naughton (Ireland)

Project Management Update from Argentina: What to expect  in Argentina 2013 for the Project Management Profession
By Ana Maria Rodriguez (Argentina)

Project Management Update in Spain: Monthly Report
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Book Reviews

Project Management Blunders: Lessons from the Project that Built, Launched and Sank the Titanic (Multi-Media Pubs)
By Mark Kozak-Holland (Canada)
Reviewed by Kathryn Moore, PMP (USA)

Top Gun Project Management: 8 Strategies for Reaching the Top in the PM Profession (Multi-Media Pubs)
By Richard Morreale (USA)
Reviewed by Al Vasquez (USA)

People-Centric Project Management (Multi-Media Pubs)
By Richard C. Bernheim, PMP
Reviewed by Mark Davis, PMP (USA)

Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy, 2nd Ed.  (McGraw-Hill)
By Masaaki Imai
Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramanian, PMP (USA)

Customer-Centric Project Management (Gower)
By Elizabeth Harrin and Phil Peplow (UK)
Reviewed by Conrado Morlan, PMP, PgMP (USA)

Program Management: a Life Cycle Approach (CRC)
By Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP, Editor (USA)
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz, PMP (USA)

Agile Practices for Waterfall Projects: Shifting Processes for Competitive Advantage (J Ross)
By Barbee Davis, PMP, PMI-ACP, PHR (USA)
Reviewed by Jason Clark (USA)

PMP Practice Makes Perfect (Wiley)
By John A. Estrella, Charles Duncan, Sami Zahran, James L. Haner and Rubin Jen (USA)
Reviewed by Cone Smith (USA)


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