Volume V, Issue 11 – November 2016

In This Edition

Leapfrogging in Project Management and Welcome to the November 2016 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Interviews

Interview with Paolo Pulcini, Microsoft Area Solution Sales Lead –
Modern Workplace, Middle East and Africa
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Interview with Marc Tassé, Secretary General and Executive Director of PMI Mongolia Chapter
By Kamil Mroz (Belgium)

Featured Papers

Lived Experiences of Orphaned Children with Dehumanizing 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)

Types of project management services provided by supplier organizations to owner organizations
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Project Governance – The Missing Link, inter alia, in the Fight Against Corruption in Public and Private Sector Projects
By Eng. Tororiro Isaac Chaza, B.Sc. Eng, MBA, PMP (Zimbabwe)

Understanding Strategic Alliances: An Imperative for the Success for Projects and Portfolios in Hybrid Organizations
By David Tain (Canada/Venezuela)

A Practical Guide to Construction International Arbitration and Claims management
By Dr. Eng. Moustafa I. Abu Dief, PhD, CFCC™ (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia); Prof Mostafa Hassan Aly Kotb (Egypt); Dr. Hatem Shaker El Beheiry (Egypt)

PPM – A “Silver Bullet” for Eliminating Failure of Projects in Developing Nations
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (UK/Nigeria)

Series Articles

Thinking in Patterns: Problems, Solutions and Strategies (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Bridging the Gap: Effective transition from strategy development to strategy execution (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Lucy Loh and Patrick Hoverstadt (UK)

Risk Escalation – A New Strategy (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

Implementing Organizational Project Business Management (OPBM) using a Project Management Organization (PMO): A Business Strategy (Series on Project Business Management and the PMO)
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) – they’re not just about collaboration(Communicating Projects – The Series)
By Ann Pilkington (UK)

Advisory Articles

Customer Centric Project Management
By Charles Villanyi Bokor (Canada)

The 5 Steps to Achieve PMP® Certification
By Fábio Mourão (Brazil)

Learning with Project Management Simulations
By Rüdiger Geist (Switzerland)

Commentary Articles

Project Management in the Danger Zone
By Mark Reeson and Helen Green, RN (UK)

Affordable Project Management
By Almahdy Eltonsy (Egypt)

Second Editions

Successful Project Management Leadership in a Multigenerational Workplace
By Jamie B. Gelbtuch and Conrado Morlan (USA)

Managing the Project of Your Life
By Paul C. Dinsmore (Brazil)

Project Management as a National Competence! How Modern Program & Project Management can Strengthen Organizations, Industries and Economies
By David L. Pells (USA)


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

Fall in Brussels, Project Leadership on LinkedIn, on Being a PRINCE2 Trainer, IPMA Young Project Manager of the Year, PMI Rome 20th Anniversary Congress, PM Day in Kiev, PM Spring in Lithuania, Pint of PM in Belgium (Project Management Report from Brussels)
By Kamil Mroz (Belgium)                                 

PMI Madrid Chapter 13th Annual Congress; Ciudad Can Project in Bogota, Colombia (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Infrastructure, Energy and Other Projects in UK, including HS2, Thames Tideway Tunnel, Hinkley Point C, London runway 3, raising of the HMS Invincible, Palace of Westminster reconstruction and tunnel under Stonehenge (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Steven Fakrenkrog nominated ISO/TC 258 Chairman (Special Report)
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Book Reviews

Fast Forward MBA in Project Management (Wiley)     
By Eric Verzuh (USA)
Reviewed by Jorge Galvan, PMP (USA)

Hiring & Firing (AMACOM)
By Brian Tracy (USA)
Reviewed by Diana Romagnoli, PMP (USA)

PMP Practice Makes Perfect (Wiley)
By John A Estrella, Charles Duncan, Sami Zahran, James L Haner, Rubin Jen (USA)
Reviewed by Emma Regan (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