Volume III, Issue 4 – April 2014

In This Edition

Welcome to the April 2014 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On Stakeholder Management
By Drew Davison (Canada)

Featured Papers

Innovation for Survival: An Inside Look in the World of Innovation Know-how
By Chandan Lal Patary (India)

Applying PRiSM Methodology in the Canadian Construction Sector: Study of Benefits, Challenges and Constraints
By Mónica Gutiérrez (Colombia)

Addressing Project Capital Efficiency Through a Business Basis of Design
By Bob Prieto (USA)

An Assessment of the Impact of Inflation on Construction Material Prices in Nigeria
By Ogun Oghenekevwe, Ogunsina Olusola, Ugochukwu Stanley Chukwudi  (Nigeria)

Private Sector Involvement in Infrastructure Development Projects through Public-Private Partnerships: A Study of Road Infrastructure in Ghana
By Richard Amponsah, Bernardine Gatete (Ghana)

The Origins of Bar Charting
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

Series Articles

Who Needs Project Requirements? (Introduction to Advances in Project Management Series)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Developing the system requirements for a local health care system in Cameroon (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Mario Kossman (Germany, UK)

The Power of IPMA Self Assessment (IPMA Education & Training Series)
By Krystyna Linkowska (Poland)

Project Management Maturity for Project Categories (Project Management Maturity Series)
By Russell D. Archibald (Mexico/USA) and Darci Prado (Brazil)

Mindfulness in Managing Risk (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr David Hillson (UK)

PARCA: The Next Generation of Earned Value Management (College of Performance Management Series on EVM)
By Karen Kostelnik (USA)

Advisory Articles

Building a Culture of Sharing: Effective Project Management Depends on it
By Andrew Filev (USA)


Project Management in “Spring”
By Almahdy Eltonsy (Egypt)

Project X – Strategies and Lessons Learned
By Rania Al-Maghraby (Egypt)

What is the Difference between IT Program and Project Management? What is Program Management?
By Eddie Williams (USA)

Personal Stories

Nuances of Project Management: A Physician’s Experience
By Dr Richa Uppal (USA)

Case Studies

TIA Runway Overlay Project Failure: A Case Study from Nepal
By Shailesh Nepal

Second Editions

Earned Value Management and Risk Management: A Practical Synergy
By Dr David Hillson (UK)

Project Management in the Ring of Fire
By David Pells (USA)


Report on Cooperation between Baltazar Adam Krčelić Accredited College of Business and Management Zaprešić (Croatia) and Croatian Association for Project Management
By Zlatko Barilović and Ana Skledar Matijević (Croatia)

Project Management Report from Belo Horizonte
By Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto (Brazil)

UK Project Management Roundup
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Report from the IPMA Project Excellence Awards Office
By Kasia Pachuta (Poland)

Project Management Report from Sao Paulo
By Mauricio Lopes (Brazil)

Project Management Report from Milan
By Luca Cavone (Italy)

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

Project Management Update from Santiago
By Jaime Videla (Chile)

Report from IPMA Council of Delegates convenes, in Toronto, Canada
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Project Management Update from Argentina
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Book Reviews

The Modern Firm: Organizational Design for Performance and Growth (Oxford)
By John Roberts
Reviewed by Bob Youker (USA)

Software Extention to the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th Edition (PMI)
Reviewed by James Ure, PMP (USA)

Mastering Software Project Requirements (J Ross)
By Barbara Davis
Reviewed by Mary Jane Quandt (USA)

Achieve PMP Exam Success, 5th Edition (J Ross)
By Diane Altwies, PMP and Janice Preston, PMP
Reviewed by Francisco Ortiz, PMP (USA)

Personal Effectiveness in Project Management (PMI)
By Zachary Wong, PhD
Reviewed by Ralph Mauelshagen, PMP (USA)

The New Corporate Facts of Life (AMACOM)
By Diana Rivenburgh
Reviewed by Paula Wenger, PMP (USA)

Project Management, 10th Edition (Gower)
By Dennis Lock
Reviewed by Diane Johnson Morris, PMP (USA)


People News

Call for Papers

Future Events

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

Other News