Volume II, Issue 7 – July 2013

In This Edition

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

Featured Papers

Mathematical Model of Project Management for the Supplier
By Prof Vladimir Voropajev and Prof Jan Gelrud (Russia)

Interaction of Engineering, Construction and logistics Post-Disaster
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Willpower: The Essential Project Leadership Discipline
By Michael O’Brochta (USA)

Practical Look at how Private Sector Entrepreneurial Companies use Earned Value
By Dr. Paul Giammalvo (Indonesia)

PMOs where to ? –  Going Back to Basics
By Dr. Waffa Karkukly (Canada)

Mergers in Construction Project Management
By Dr Petros Farantakis, Dr Dimitrios Kamsaris, Stefanos Kougoulos and John Petridis (Greece/UK)

Applicability of Selectionism and Trial and Error in Large-Scale Development Projects
By Dr Mohammad Baydoun (Lebanon)

Series Articles

Enterprise Project Governance Series: Dealing with Uncertainty
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: Contractor Design
By Keith Pickavance (UK)

IPMA Education & Training Board Series: Project Management Education & Training – an Irish Perspective
By Ed Naughton (Ireland)

Advisory Articles

How to Apply Project Management in the Middle East, Egypt
By Samar Sherif Saleh (Egypt)

Importance of As-Built
By Anil Seth (India)

Applying OPM3 in Organizations: A Modular Approach
By Raju Rao (India)

Understanding Asia: the limitations of using a home country lens in resolving perceptual differences & tensions
By Meena Thuraisingham (Australia)

PM and IT:  a sustainable marriage, made in a Cloud
By Rich Maltzman and Dave Shirley (USA)


Why we do this…??
By Anil Seth (India)

A note on project management, and different understandings of the nature of professions and professionals
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Change Management Struggles in Post-Revolution Egypt
By Rania Al-Maghraby (Egypt)

Student Papers

Sustainability in Project Management: Case Study Project GrownDownTown
By Roeland Derichs and Bob Valk (UK)

Benchmarking Service Excellence: The Nigerian Company Experience
By Lucky Enajite Edjenekpo (Nigeria)

Case Studies

Faster, Better, Cheaper: Agile Approach in Managing Mobile Software Projects
By Artur Bialy (Poland)

Second Editions

Using the Communications Styles Instrument for Teambuilding
By Bob Youker (USA)

Global Business Intelligence for Managers of Programs, Projects and Project-oriented Organizations
By David Pells (USA)


Project Management Update from Argentina
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Project Management Report from Madrid
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

UK Project Management Roundup
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Project Management Update from Kathmandu
By Suraj Dahal (Nepal)

Project Management Update from Rio
By Vitor Vegas (Brazil)

Book Reviews

Leading & Managing Innovation: What Every Executive Team Must Know about Project, Program & Portfolio Management (Infinity)
Russell Archibald & Shane Archibald
Reviewed by Massimo Pica (Italy)

Project Stakeholder Management (Gower)
Pernille Eskerod and Anna Lund Jepsen
Reviewed by Huma Sohrwardy (USA)

Agile Project Management with SCRUM (Microsoft)
book Ken Schwaber
Reviewed by Conrado Morlan (USA)

A Project Manager’s Book of Forms: A Companion to the PMBOK Guide, 2nd Edition (Wiley)
book Cynthia Stackpole Snyder
Reviewed by Kevin Gilliam (USA)

Making Effective Business Decisions Using Microsoft Project (Wiley)
Tim Runcie and Mark Dochtermann
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz (USA)

The Focused Organization, How Concentrating on a Few Key Initiatives Can Dramatically Improve Strategy Execution, 1st Ed. (Gower)
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
Reviewed by Rodger Martin (USA)

Supply Management and Procurement: From the Basics to Best-in-Class (J. Ross)
Robert W. Turner
Reviewed by Julie Talarico (USA)

Intelligent Leadership: What You Need to Know to Unlock Your Full Potential (AMACOM)
John Mattone
Reviewed by Sheila Jackson (USA)

Managing the PMO Lifecycle (Trafford)
Waffa Karkukly
Reviewed by Eldon Zarinsky (USA)

Doing Business in China: Getting Ready for the Asian Century (Business Expert Press)
Jane Menzies, Mona Chung, Stuart Orr
Reviewed by Conrado Morlan (USA)


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Industry News

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