Volume IV, Issue 6 – June 2015

In This Edition

Welcome to the June 2015 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Papers

Project Management Theory and the Management of Large Complex Projects
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Corporate Image through Implementation of Socio-Economic Projects: The Case of Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)
Dr. Benia Mapepeta (Zimbabwe)

Further thoughts on the nature of, and futures for, project management
By Alan Stretton, PhD (Hon) (Australia)

Supply Chain Management Practices in Construction Procurement: Perceptions of Professional Quantity Surveyors in Ondo State, Nigeria
By Isaac Olaniyi Aje, Bosede Aderibole, Olusola Ogunsina (Nigeria)

Series Articles

There is nothing so permanent as temporary: Some thoughts on adapting project structures (Introduction to Advances Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Managing change in complex environments (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Jonathan Whelan (UK)

Understanding and Visualising your Stakeholder Community (Series on Stakeholder Engagement)
By Dr. Lynda Bourne (Australia)

3 Reasons Online Training Institutions Fail (Series by IPMA Education & Training Board)
By Dr. Steve Perry (USA)

Using Story Points to Generate Earned Value Metrics (Agile and EVM Series)
By Eric Christoph (USA)

Advisory Articles

Your Project Failed, Did You Fail to Identify Warning Signs?
By Pilar Plazas (Colombia/USA)

Project Cost Management for Project Managers based on PMBOK
By T. D. Jainendrakumar, PhD (India)

Clearing an Obstructed View: How Can Project Managers Gain Insight into Their Portfolios?
By Yasser Mahmud (USA)

The changing face of project leadership: a look at how senior project manager roles have evolved and what skillsets they require now
By Eddie Kilkelly (UK)


What will it really take for a healthcare enterprise to be ICD-10 ready?
By Eddie Williams and Marc Gravez (USA)

The Necessity for Project Management as an Instrument for Continuing Economic Development by the new Nigerian Federal Government
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (UK / Nigeria)

Second Editions

Micro-Economical Aspects of Public Projects: Impact Factors for Project Efficiency and Sustainability
By Emils Pulmanis (Latvia)

Applying Cultural Intelligence in International Project Management
By Jolita Kiznyte (Lithuania), Ruta Ciutiene (Lithuania), André Dechange (Germany)

Project Risk Register Analysis and Practical Conclusions
By Juris Uzulāns (Latvia)


News from Nepal, Expo 2015, IPMA Italy and the PMI Northern Italy Chapter (Project Management Update from Milan)
By Luca Cavone (Italy)

Klaient, The power of change in the palm of your hand: A Bolivian project developed for the world (Project Management Report from Santa Cruz)
By Rocio Zelada (Bolivia)

Swansee Bay Tidal Lagoon project, Rampion Wind Farm, Post-Election Impacts, Finance, Crossrail & the Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

More from recent PMI Leadership Events in the Beautiful State of Mendoza – including many photos (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

PMI Madrid Spain Chapter at the PMI LIM in London; BIM en CONSTRUMAT in Barcelona (Project Management Report from Spain)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Corruption and Project Management (Project Management Report from São Paulo)
By Mauricio Lopes (Brazil)

Political Crisis, PMI Chile Congress Call for Papers, PMI Santiago Chapter Meeting & Big Project News (Project Management Report from Santiago)
By Jaime Videla (Chle)

Book Reviews

The Project Manager’s Guide to Mastering AGILE (Wiley)
By Charles Cobb
Reviewed by Rodger Martin, PMP (USA)

Challenges and Best Practices of Managing Government Projects and Programs(PMI)
By Young Hoon Kwak, PhD; Min Liu, PhD; Peerasit Patanakul, PhD; Ofer Zwikael, PhD, PMP
Reviewed by Javed Azam (USA)

Program Management for Improved Business Results (Wiley)
By Russ J. Martinelli; James M. Waddell; Tim J. Rahschulte (USA)
Reviewed by Wyatt Dunn, PMP (USA)

PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, 7th Edition
By Kim Heldman, PMP (USA)
Reviewed by Maryanne Coelln, PMP (USA)


People News

Future Events

Call for Papers

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

Other News