Volume V, Issue 6 – June 2016

In This Edition

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

Letters to the Editor

On the PM Process paper by Lottfy in May PMWJ
By Mounir Ajam (UAE)

Featured Papers

What to do about Risk
By Lev Virine, Ph.D., P.Eng.; Michael Trumper; Eugenia Virine, PMP (Canada)

Project Management in the Port Development Project in Latvia
By Emīls Pūlmanis (Latvia)

Project Fraud: Conceptualization, Determinants and Schemes
By Isaac Odhiambo Abuya (Kenya)

An Investigation into the Relationship between Horizontal Violence and Project Success: Emotional Intelligence Mediating Role
By Amna Shahid, Saif ul Amin, Asiya Sohail (Pakistan)

Quality management practices among construction firms in Lagos State, Nigeria
By Omojola Samuel Oludare and Olugboyega Oluseye (Nigeria)

Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Cost Savings for Road Projects
By Abid Tabassum (Canada)

Some consequences of having two co-existing paradigms of project management
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Project Planner/Scheduler Defined: A Key Word Analysis of Current Job Descriptions as the Basis for Exam and Competency Assessment Scoring Models
By Dr Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)

The Probability of Project Recovery
By Walt Lipke (USA)

Developing and implementing a national strategic change management framework towards the eradication of corruption in Nigeria
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (Nigeria/UK)

Series Articles

Effective Risk Facilitation: Matching Style to Technique (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr David Hillson (UK)

Business cases, benefits and potential value: The impact of planning fallacy, optimism bias and strategic misrepresentation on the road to success (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

The Case for Project Net Present Value (NPV) and NPV Risk Models (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Setting Policy and Establishing the Charter for the Enterprise PMO (Series on Project Business Management and the PMO)
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

What does good communication look like? (Communicating Projects – The Series)
By Ann Pilkington (UK)

Advisory Articles

Metrics to Gauge Agile Scrum Adoption
By Brian Vanderjack, PMP and Harry Doscher, PMP (USA)  

Commentary Articles

Megatrends: “Projectification” – The German Experience
By Ed Naughton (Ireland)                               

Second Editions

The Adoption and Evolution of Agile Practices
By Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)                    

The Impact of Personal Characteristics on Project Management
By Ipek Sahra Özgüler and Sertug Yilmaz (Turkey)   

The Design Thinking Approach to Projects
By Eva Dijksterhuis and Gilbert Silvius, PhD (Netherlands)

The Five Stages of Grief: (aka Setting Up an Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Organization)
By Amanda Arriaga and Jessica Iselt Ballew (USA)   

Sustainable Implementation of New Technologies: A Valuation Method for Healthcare Supply Chains
By Alexander Mark Ehms (USA)                     

Program Management Improvement Team: A Best Practice Based Approach to Process Improvement and Program Governance at the National Nuclear Security Administration
By Wayne Abba (USA), Russell Archibald (Mexico), Michael Haase (USA), David Pells (USA), Miles Shepherd (UK), Marc Zocher (USA)        


PMI EMEA Congress 2016 in Barcelona; Interview with New PMI Madrid Chapter President Claudia Alcelay (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

After Dynamics 2016 International Project Management Congress, the speakers explain their points of view (Project Management update from Istanbul)
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)                     

Book Reviews

Execution Excellence: Making Strategy Work Using the Balanced Scorecard (Wiley)
By Sanjiv Anand
Reviewed by Heather Creer-Rygalski, PMP (USA)

What Great Trainers Do: The Ultimate Guide to Delivering Engaging and Effective Learning (AMACOM)
By Robert Bolton, Dorothy Grover Bolton
Reviewed by Kelli Conrad (USA)

The Complete Software Project Manager: Mastering Technology from Planning to Launch and Beyond (Wiley)
By Anna P. Murray
Reviewed by Edward Raibick, PMP (USA)

Managing and Working in Project Society: Institutional Challenges of Temporary Organizations (Cambridge University Press)
By Rolf A. Lundin, Niklas Arvidsson, Tim Brady, Eskil Ekstedt, Christophe Midler, Jörg Sydow
Reviewed by David L. Pells (USA)

Effective Succession Planning: Ensuring Effective Leadership Continuity and Building Talent from Within (AMACOM)
By William J. Rothwell
Reviewed by Dale J. Albrecht (USA)


People News

Future Events

Calls for Papers

Research News

Education News

Profession News

Publishing News

Industry News

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

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