Volume V, Issue 10 – October 2016

In This Edition

AI, Thinking Machines and Project Management – Welcome to the October 2016 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Interview

Interview with Nejat Murat Erkan
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Featured Papers

The Challenges of Public Private Partnership (PPP) Projects in a Developing Country: The Case Study of the Lekki Toll Road Infrastructure Project in Lagos, Nigeria
By Christian Azuka Olele (Nigeria)

Project Planning and Management (PPM) Approaches, Application and Zimbabwean social development social work achievement – An analysis of the contestations of PPM approaches
By Tatenda Goodman Nhapi (Zimbabwe)

An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis of Oppressive Orientations in Orphan Support Projects in Homa Bay County, Kenya
By Isaac Odhiambo Abuya (PhD Candidate), Prof. Paul Amollo Odundo, Prof. Charles Mallans Rambo & Dr. Raphael Ondeko Nyonje (Kenya)

Notes on project management academic scholarship, teaching and research, and its relevance to practice
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Building Information Modelling-Based Projects in Nigeria: Evidence from Eko Atlantic City
By Oluseye Olugboyega (Nigeria)

Using Games Technology for the Concept and Design Validation of a Local Health Care System in Cameroon
By Joseph Kossmann and Mario Kossmann (UK)

Corruption and Construction Projects in Nigeria: Manifestations and Solutions
By Abiola A. Adeyemo and Benedict Amade (Nigeria)

Implementation of the eHealth project in Latvia: Project Audit Perspective
By Emils Pulmanis (Latvia)

Series Articles

The essence of collaboration: Extending our reach and potential (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Leading Extreme Projects: Strategy, Risk and Resilience in Practice (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Dr. Alejandro Arroyo and Dr. Thomas Grisham (USA)

Risk Communication Through Storytelling (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Joachim Adebayo Adenusi (Nigeria & UK)

Establishing Vision, Mission, and Policies for Organizational Project Business Management (OPBM) and the Enterprise-Level Project Business Management Organization (PBMO) – Executive Overview (Series on Project Business Management and the PMO)
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

Risk: the Role for Communication (Communicating Projects – The Series)
By Ann Pilkington (UK)

Advisory Articles

From Re-Covering to Recovering Projects that Went Bad: Projects do not fail. People fail them.
By Charles Villanyi Bokor (Canada)

Commentary Articles

Experts Are Needed for US Technical Advisory Group to Technical Committee 258 Project, Programme, and Portfolio Management: So Why Should You Participate?
By Rebecca Winston, JD, PMI Fellow (USA)

Second Editions

Applying Lean Methods in Real World Projects
By Wayne Bullard (USA)

Do Machines Hold a Key to Business Success?
By Schenita Floyd (USA)

Going Agile with SAP
By Suzanne Mallette (USA)


Project Management Association Finland, PMI Finland Chapter, Olkiluoto 3 and Hanhikivi 1 Nuclear Power Plant Projects, Länsimetro and Raide-Jokeri Transit Projects (Finland Project Management roundup)
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

New Leadership Community of Interest at PMI Buenos Aires Chapter, PMI in Patagonia, PMI Events in Argentina, PMI Tour Cono Sur 2016 events across South America (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

4th IPMA Research Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland (Report from Reykjavik)
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Book Reviews

Your Project Management Coach: Best Practices for Managing Projects in the Real World (Wiley) 
By Bonnie Biafore and Teresa Stover (USA)
Reviewed by Charlie Green, PMP (USA)

Secrets to Mastering the WBS in Real World Projects, second edition (PMI)
By Liliana Butchtik (Uruguay)
Reviewed by S. Lance Van Nostrand (USA)

The Healthy Workplace: How to Improve the Well-Being of Your Employees – and Boost Your Company’s Bottom Line (AMACOM)
By Leigh Stringer (USA)
Reviewed by Larry Barnett, PMP (USA)

The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the bonds that make a business grow (AMACOM)
By Joel Peterson (USA)
Reviewed by Rodger Martin, JD, PMP (USA)


People News

Future Events

Calls for Papers

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

Other News