Volume V, Issue 1 – January 2016

In This Edition

Welcome to the January 2016 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Papers

Acquiring, Developing, and Retaining Project Talent: How the Right Talent Improves Project and Business Success
By Stacy Goff (USA)

Global Project Management Challenges
By Adam Alami (Australia)

Breakin’ the Project Wave: Understanding and avoiding failure in project management
By Prof Dirk Nicolas Wagner (Germany)

Exploring utilisation options of local energy resources in Nigeria in compliance with the Paris Climate Agreement
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (UK/Nigeria)

Series Articles

Some “Technical” Management Functions and Activities; Summary of Series (Article 7 in series on general management functions and activities, and their relevance to the management of projects)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (hon) (Australia)

The SRMM® model for stakeholder management maturity and governance (Series on Stakeholder Engagement)
By Dr. Lynda Bourne (Australia)

Progress through people: The study of projects as if people mattered (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Successful Projects and the Eight Compelling Behaviours (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Martin Price (UK)

Project Management for Team Members: Series Introduction
By Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)

Project Business Management and the PMO: Series Introduction
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

Advisory Articles

Achieve Application Velocity by Leveraging the Saleforce Agile Accelerator
By Donald Hammons and Frank Simmons (USA)

Embracing Conflict: Using Conflict to Build Constructive Teams
By Evan Piekara (USA)

Commentary Articles

Leadership Lessons
By Germán Bernate)

Second Editions

Getting to Stakeholders Agreement
By Andrea Caccamese and Damiano Bragantini (Italy)

How to be a Successful Failure
By Dr David Hillson (UK)


Eni strengthens cooperation with Sonangol; Millennials and cars; Enel Green Power; Generali Italia launches Big Data Training; Unicredit Start Lab; Telecom Italia first in R&D (Project Management Update from Milan)
By Luca Cavone (Italy)

Linkedin Publication Series; T-Systems Community Conference; PMDays Bulgaria; PMI Belgium PMFair; Entrepreneurship in Brussels; Project Management Tackling Youth Unemployment (Project Management Update from Brussels)
By Kamil Mroz (Belgium)

Central Bank of Nigeria Institutionalises Project Management Best Practice (Project Management Update from Nigeria)
By Taopheek Babayeju (Nigeria)

Fennovoima nuclear power station works get under way
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Construction companies are growing up in Spain; PMI Madrid Chapter Annual Congress on November 12th (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

2015 ended with major changes in Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Looking Back with the NAO, Forward with the IPMA (not the beer!); APM Research Call extended (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Book Reviews

Digital Project Management: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Launch (J. Ross)
By Taylor Olson (USA)
Reviewed by Hamid Timothy Soheili (USA)

Maximizing Benefits from IT Project Management (CRC)
By José López
Reviewed by Johnny Gan (USA)

Advanced Research on Projects and Temporary Organizations (Copenhagen Business School Press)
By Rolf Lundin and Markus Hallgren, editors
Reviewed by Patrick James (USA)

Program Management Leadership: Creating Successful Teams (CRC)
By Mark C. Boejeun
Reviewed by Mark W. Depperschmidt (USA)

Effective PM and BA Role Collaboration (J. Ross)
By Ori Schibi and Cheryl Lee (USA)
Reviewed by Chris Wright (USA)

Culture and Project Management: Managing Diversity in Multi-Cultural Projects (Gower)
By Omar Zein
Reviewed by Luis Gallardo Estrella (Mexico)

Project Management, Denial and the Death Zone (J. Ross)
By Grant Avery (USA)
Reviewed by Sara Piracha (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