Volume V, Issue 3 – March 2016

In This Edition

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

Featured Papers

Comparing Project Management and Chemical Engineering – Some Observations
By Raju Rao (India)

The UK e-Borders Project Failure
By Adam Alami (Australia)

Constructability Tools and Techniques in Use in the Nigerian Construction Industry
By Benedict Amade (Nigeria)

Emerging need for improvement of project management practice in state enterprises
By Emils Pulmanis (Latvia)

Leadership Evaluation: A Fuzzy Logic based proposed approach
By Ashwani Kharola, Musheer Ahmed Ansarie and Punit Namdeo (India)

Project Management – The Profession – as a Catalyst for Economic Growth in African Economies
By Tororiro Isaac Chaza (Zimbabwe)

The Legacy: Project Management for Peace
By Mónica González

Series Articles

Customers’ needs and project requirements (Article 2 in series on increasing project management contributions to helping achieve broader ends)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (hon) (Australia)

Asking strategic questions: reflections on the temporal bounds of projects and programmes (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

New Developments in Program Management (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Michel Thiry, PhD (UK)

Project Team Members and Estimates (Series on Project Management for Team Members)
By Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)

The Enterprise PMO as a Business Organization (Series on Project Business Management and the PMO)
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

Why it’s time to ditch “what’s in it for me” (Series on Communicating Projects)
By Ann Pilkington (UK)

Effective Risk Facilitation: Understanding the Four P’s (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

Advisory Articles

When the Executor turns Manager
By Anil Seth and Prashant K Sinha (India)

Commentary Articles

Bullying at Work: An ethical and leadership dilemma for all Project Managers
By Paul Pelletier, LL.B, PMP (Canada)

The Commercial Imperative: Why knowledge and experience of leading risk management practices makes project management organisations more competitive in the market place
By Robert J Chapman PhD (UK)

Construction Industry, is it still possible to Innovate? The Case of Visual Management applied to EXPO 2015
By Ivan Calamani (Italy)

Case Studies

Investigating Strategic Alignment through Project Implementation – The Case of BMW i
By Amela Torkić (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Jeta Sahatqija (Kosovo), Konstantin Koehler (Austria/Germany), Katharina Machovsky (Germany

Second Editions

Examination of the Threshold for the To Complete Indexes
By Walt Lipke (USA)


New president of IPMA Italy; Project Excellence Assessor Training; megaprojects for Danieli and Saipem; $180 million EPC contract to Maire Technimont (Update on Projects and Project Management from Milan)
By Luca Cavone (Italy)

BIM Project Management; PMI Madrid Annual Event 2016 (Project Management report from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Power Stakes; Transport Projects; Construction Projects & Reconstruction of Houses of Parliament (UK Project Management Round Up)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Book Reviews

The Emotional Intelligence Activity Kit (AMACOM)
By Adele B. Lynn & Janele R. Lynn (USA)
Reviewed by Nazanin Mehrooz (USA)

Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers: The People Skills You Need to Achieve Outstanding Results, 2nd Ed. (AMACOM)
By Anthony Mersino, PMP (USA)
Reviewed by Jennifer Arroyo (USA)

The Confidence Effect: Every Woman’s Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success (AMACOM)
By Grace Killelea (USA)
Reviewed by Baninder Malik (India/USA)


People News

Future Events

Call for Papers

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

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