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Volume II, Issue 3 – March 2013

In This Edition

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

Letters to the Editor

On the subject of the Letter to the Editor by Patrick Weaver about  the series titled “Enterprise Project Governance: How to Manage Projects Successfully Across the Organization” By Paul Dinsmore & Luiz Rocha
By Luiz Rocha (Brazil) 

Interview 

Interview with Dr. John-Paris Pantouvakis – Project Director for the IPMA 26 th World Congress in Greece and current Chair of the IPMA Education and Training Board
By Ed Naughton (Ireland)

Featured Papers

You Know You Are a Project Manager When…
By Michael O’Brochta (USA)

Notes on identifying needs of multiple internal customers
By Alan Stretton (Australia) 

Project Management Mathematical Models for the Customer
By Prof Vladimir Voropajev and Yan Gelrud, PhD (Russia)

Sustainability and the Iron Triangle
By Jonas Balshoej Ebbesen and Alexander J. Hope (UK) 

A Business Model for Programme Managing the Supply Chain Portfolio
By Prof Pieter Steyn (South Africa)

A Look at Joint Ventures
By Bob Prieto (Fluor)

Series Articles

From Quality to the Pursuit of Excellence
Introduction to March article in Advances in Project Management Series
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK) 

Advances in Project Management
The Best Practices of Managing Quality in Projects
By Ron Basu, PhD (UK)

Dragons, Camels and Kangaroos: A Series on Cultural Intelligence for Program and Project Management
China – Cultural Dimensions in International Business
By Bill Young, PhD (Australia & China) 

Enterprise Project Governance: How to Manage Projects Successfully Across the Organization
EPG and Corporate Governance (continued): Alignment with major International Project Organizations

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
Time Management
By Keith Pickavance (UK) 

Advisory Articles

Speak Their Language
By Ron Taylor (USA) 

Commentaries

Why Become a Certified Green Project Manager
By Monica Gonzalez (Argentina) 

Expansion of Remote Teams: What Drives It Forward, and How Is It Shaping the Future of Project Management?
By Andrew Filev (USA)

Agile vs Traditional an Unnecessary War
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

Second Editions

Maturity Levels of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and how to set your own Target Levels
By Matti Haukka (Finland) 

Systemic Innovation and the Role of Program Management as Enabler in Engineering and Construction
By Bob Prieto (USA) 

Global Population Megatrends and their Potential Impact on the World of Project Management
By David Pells (USA)

Reports

IPMA Young Crew Summarizes 2012
By Natalia Majcher (Poland)

Project Management Update from Argentina
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Project Management Update from Zurich
By Rüdiger Geist (Switzerland)

UK Project Management Roundup
By Miles Shepherd

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

Book Reviews

Titanic Lessons in Project Leadership: Effective Communication in Team Building (Multi-Media Pubs)
By Ranjit Sidhu (Canada)
Reviewed by Laura Moorhead, PhD, PMP (USA)

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

The Facilitator’s Fieldbook, 3rd Edition (AMACOM)
By Thomas Justice and David W. Jamieson
Reviewed by Madison Berndt, PMP and Susan Kennedy, PMP (USA)

Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (J Ross)
By Richard M. Bayney, PhD and Ram Chakravarti
Reviewed by Johnny Gan, PMP (USA)

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling, Increase Your Workforce without Hiring, 3rd Edition (McGraw-Hill)
By Richard “Doc” Palmer
Reviewed by Walter R. Washburn III, PMP (USA)

Lean and Digitize: An Integrated Approach to Process Improvement (Gower)
By Bernardo Nicoletti
Reviewed by Michael DeTuncq, PMP (USA) 

Project Management for Flat Organizations (J Ross)
By Laura Dallas Burford, PMP (USA)
Reviewed by Steven Bagley, PMP (USA) 

The Missing Link in Projects (Knowres)
By Lunga Msengana (South Africa)
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz, PMP (USA)

News

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Call for Papers

Future Events

Education News

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Research News

News from Projects & Programs

Projects News

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