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Volume II, Issue 5 – May 2013

In This Edition

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

Letters to the Editor

On The Subject of Ethics-Related Articles in the April PMWJ by Dalcher and Cavanagh
By Michael O’Brochta (USA) 

Featured Papers

PMO and the Tollgate Process
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Modeling the Project Management Tasks Under the Risk and Uncertainty Condition with a Cyclic Alternative Network Model
By Lev Averbakh, Yan Gelrud and Vladimir Voropajev (Russia/USA)

Teaching Earned Value as a Simple Methodology
By Jeffery Tyler (USA) 

Exploring Gold Equivalency for Forecasting Steel Prices on Pipeline Projects
By Trian Hendro Asmoro (Indonesia) 

Communications and Contacts in Massively Interconnected Systems – Part 1: Rents Rules and Connectedness between People
By Pavel Barseghyan, PhD (Armenia/USA) 

Realising Complex Policy – Using Systems-of-Systems
By Dr David Dombkins (Australia) 

Measuring the Convergence of Sustainability and Project Management – Where the ‘Triple Bottom Line’ falls short: P5 in Action – The Enhancement of the Model
By Mark Reeson (UK)

Series Articles

The Complexity Dialogues: ‘Complicated’ and ‘Complex’ – the management difference
Panelists: Kaye Remington, PhD (Australia); Revd Michael Cavanagh (Ireland)
Author/Moderator: Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK) 

Enterprise Project Governance: How to Manage Projects Successfully Across the Organization – Stakeholder Management
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 – Cost Management, Valuation and Payment
By Keith Pickavance (UK) 

IPMA Education & Training Board Series – The E&T Stream at the forthcoming IPMA World Congress: “Balancing PM: Further Training & Professional Development”
By Prof John-Paris Pantouvakis (Greece)

Advisory Articles

Executive Perspective on Project Sponsorship: Some Suggestions
By Abid Mustafa (UAE) 

Commentaries

Project Team – an Abiding Myth
By Martin Price (UK)

Student Papers

Sustainability in Project Management – a case study at Landstede MBO Zwolle
By Bianca van Es & Marjolein Jonker
The University of Greenwich in London (United Kingdom) in cooperation  with Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Deventer (The Netherlands)

Second Editions

Identifying/Verifying Customer Needs before Specifying Product/Service Requirements in the Program/Project Context
By Alan Stretton (Australia) 

Reports

Project Management Update from Santiago
By Jaime Videla (Chile)

IPMA Achievement Awards – Making a Difference
By Ewa Bednarczyk (Poland) & Alan Tupicoff (Australia)

Project Management Update from Argentina
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

UK Project Management Roundup
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Project Management Report in Spain
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Count down to the Largest Gathering of Project Experts in Nigeria and West Africa!
By Taopheek Babayeju (Nigeria)

Book Reviews

Project Pain Reliever (J Ross)
By Dave Garrett
Reviewed by Richard Bonaparte (USA) 

The Idea Agent (AMACOM)
By Linda M. Echeverria
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz, PMP (USA) 

Creating Entrepreneurial Supply Chains (J Ross)
By William B. Lee, PhD
Reviewed by Carol Kacinko (USA) 

Stress and Performance in Healthcare Project Teams (PMI)
By Francois Chiocchio, Paule Lebel, Pierre-Yves Therrianult, Andree Boucher, Carolyn Hass, Francois-Xavier Rabbat; Jean-Francois Bouchard
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz, PMP (USA) 

Project Ethics (Gower)
By Haukur Ingi Jonasson and Helgi Thor Ingason
Reviewed by Vijaykumar Kancharla (USA)

Building Successful Information Systems (Business Expert Press)
By Michael Savoie, PhD
Reviewed by Jerry Harraman (USA) 

The GPM Reference Guide to Sustainability in Project Management
By Joel Carboni, Monica Gonzalez, and Jeff Hodgkinson
Reviewed by David Simon (Kuwait)

Execution: the Discipline of Getting Things Done
By Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan
Reviewed by Jen Skrabak (USA) 

The Five-Minute Interview: A Job Hunter’s Guide to Successful Interviews, 3rd Edition
By Richard H. Beatty
Reviewed by Heather Fawn Lowry (USA) 

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