Volume V, Issue 8 – August 2016

In This Edition

Welcome to the August 2016 Edition of the PM World Journal and the Resurgence of Experience and Wisdom
By David L. Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On the subject of the Editor’s monthly Welcome article
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Featured Papers

The Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Job Performance among Employees: A Case of Commercial Banks in Punjab City, Pakistan
By Uzma Tabassum, Bilal Khan, Abdul Wahid Sherani, Imran Khan (Pakistan)

Successful Program Delivery Starts Long Before the Program Does – Part 2
By Frank Parth (USA)

Background to the Study – The Impact of Project Failure on the Socio-Economic Development in Zimbabwe: A Case of Masvingo Province
By Benias Mapepeta (Zimbabwe)

Analysis of Time and Cost Performance of Construction Projects in Rivers State, Nigeria
By Ibeawuchi I. Echeme, PhD and Uchenna U. Moneke, PhD (Nigeria)

Evaluation of Construction Risk Management Techniques in Developing Economies: A Case of Nigeria
By Michael G. Oladokun, Adegbenjo D. Adelakun, David O. Ashimolowo (Nigeria)

Forensic Analysis/Claims Consultant 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)

Series Articles

Thinking Teams, performing teams and sustaining teams: Beginning the dialogue around working together (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

VUCA and the power of Emergence Teams (Advances in Project Management Series)
By Dr. Tom Cockburn (New Zealand) and Peter A.C. Smith (Canada)

Project interfaces and their management (Series on Project Integration, Interfaces and Context Management)
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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

Enterprise-Wide Project Business Management Methodologies and the PMO (Series on Project Business Management and the PMO)
By Dennis Bolles and Darrel Hubbard (USA)

Defining and Using Risk Appetite (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr Ruth Murray-Webster (UK)

Advisory Articles

Introducing Agile in Non-Agile Environments
By Ralph Moore (USA)

Better Project Management through Better Emotional Intelligence
By Dhrubajyoti (Dhruv) Lahon (India)

Project Leadership: Top 10 Cardinal Principles – Part 1
By Hareshchandra Thakur (India)

Commentary Articles

Toni Ruttimann, Bridge Builder for the World: an Update
By Roberto Mori (Italy)

The Brexit Project: The Need for a Project-Based Approach
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Second Editions

Putting theory to practice? Moving towards more engaged forms of practical scholarship in the management of projects
By Paul W. Chan, PhD (UK)

Benefits of agile project management in a non-software development context – a literature review
By Tomas Gustavsson (Sweden)

Critical Factors for Project Team Collaboration in Developing New Products: Qualitative Perspective
By Ruta Ciutiene, Vitalija Venckuviene, Giedrė Dadurkienė (Lithuania)

Micro IT Projects Success Factors – A Small Scale Scientific Research
By Valentina Ivanova, PhD, PMP (Bulgaria)

Critical Success Factors for the Construction Industry
By Zakari Tsiga, Michael Emes, Alan Smith (United Kingdom)

Experiences using Next Generation Management Practices – The Future is Already Here!
By Russell D. Archibald (Mexico/USA) and Dr. Steen Lichtenberg (Denmark)


Two Big Nuclear Power Projects; Two Big Public Transportation Projects (Finland Project Management roundup)
By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

PMI Madrid Chapter never stops; Summer slowdown of business activities in Spain (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Book Reviews

Systems Engineering Management, Fifth Edition (Wiley)
By Benjamin S. Blanchard and John E. Blyler
Reviewed by Oluwasegun Odetola (USA)

Achieve Business Analysis Certification: A Concise Guide to PMI-PBA®, CBAP®, and CPRE Exam Success (J. Ross)
By Klaus Nielsen, PMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, CPRE-FL
Reviewed by Sandy Schmidt, PMP (USA)

Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, Third Edition (Sybex/Wiley)
By Kim Heldman, PMP; Vanina Mangano, PMP; and Bett Fedderesen, PMP
Reviewed by Masood Said, PMP (Pakistan)

Achieve CAPM Exam Success, Second Edition: A Concise Study Guide and Desk Reference (J. Ross)
By Colin D Ellis
Reviewed by Jennifer Arroyo, PMP (USA)

Achieve Business Analysis Certification: A Concise Guide to PMI-PBA®, CBAP®, and CPRE Exam Success (J. Ross)
By Klaus Nielsen, PMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, CPRE-FL
Reviewed by John Holderman (USA)


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