Volume V, Issue 2 – February 2016

In This Edition

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

Letters to the Editor

On the subject of “How to be a Successful Failure” by David Hillson in January PMWJ
By Sushil Sharma (Nepal)

Featured Interview

Interview with Deena Gordon Parla, former PMI Board Member
By Sertug Yilmaz (Turkey)

Featured Papers

Resilience: A Key Enabler for Project Success
By Hareshchandra Thakur (India)

Why do Projects Fail? Lessons from History
By Adam Alami (Australia)

Resilience and Outsourcing
By Bernardo Nicoletti (Italy)

The Critical Role of Chief Portfolio Officer in Governing a Network of Partner Organizations in the Emerging “Collaboratist Economy”
By Dr. Pieter Steyn (South Africa) and Dr. Brane Semolic (Slovenia)

Series Articles

Project outputs and customers’ outcomes (Article 1 in series on increasing project management contributions to helping achieve broader ends)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (hon) (Australia)

ESEI Stakeholder Management – Series Conclusion (Series on Stakeholder Engagement)
By Dr. Lynda Bourne (Australia)

Proper Behaviors of Project Team Members (Series on Project Management for Team Members)
By Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)

PMOs an Executive Office View (Series on Project Business Management and the PMO)
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

Introduction to a new series (Communicating Projects)
By Ann Pilkington (UK)

Risk Landscape and International Development (Risk Doctor Briefing Series)
By Magda Stepanyan (The Netherlands)

Advisory Articles

Your PMP Class Is Over … What’s the Best Way to Study Down the Home Stretch? (My Top 11 FINAL Study Tips)
By Jeff Furman (USA)

Introducing the Social Incident Frequency Rate
By Wayne McPhee (Canada)

Commentary Articles

Resilience as a Project Management Tool
By Ron Look (USA)

Entrepreneurial Project Management – Cross-Fertilization between the Fields
By Amela Torkić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Are Women Better Suited to Project Leadership than Men?
By Sharon De Mascia (UK)

Case Studies

Our Daughter’s Wedding
By Raju Rao and Subhashini Rao (India)

Second Editions

Innovation and Project Management: Exploring the Links
By Dr. Donncha Kavanagh and Ed Naughton (Ireland)

Disruptive Events: Are you, your project or your organization prepared?
By David Pells (USA)


Project Management and BIM; Primer libro de “Project Sponsorship” en Español (Project Management report from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Water plans and projects for City of Buenos Aires (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Cultural Domain, Wildlife Project Success, Education Projects, Defence Projects, Project People, Other Project News (UK Project Management Round Up)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Book Reviews

Effective PM and BA Role Collaboration: Delivering Business Value through Projects and Programs Successfully (J. Ross)
By Ori Schibi and Cheryl Lee (USA)
Reviewed by Will Armistead (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