Volume VI, Issue 11 – November 2017

In This Edition

Complexities, Size Matters, the Death of Simple Project Management, and… Welcome to the November 2017 PMWJ
By David L. Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Interview

Interview with Oliver Lehmann, Author of Situational Project Management, President of PMI Southern Germany Chapter
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Featured Papers

A VAR Model to Investigate the Volatility of Line-Pipe Steel Prices using Oil Price as a Referring Currency
By Trian Hendro Asmoro (Indonesia)

Complexity in Large Engineering and Construction Programs
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Deliberate and emergent strategies and origins of projects
By Alan Stretton)

Why Business Schools keep Neglecting Project Management Competency
By Antonio Neito-Rodriguez (Belgium) and Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)

Sustainability as a Critical Criterion for Success in the Current Nigerian Railways Projects
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (Nigeria)

Incentivizing Early Completion of Major Oil and Gas Projects
By Stephen J.C. Paterson (Thailand)

Indonesian State Owned Oil and Gas Company Cost Estimating against GAO and NPS Best Practice: A benchmarking study
By Ardiansyah (Indonesia)

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Series Articles

The leaders we deserve (Intro to Advances in Project Management article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Developing Leadership Agility: Different Projects, Different Approaches (Advances in Project Management)
By Ron Meyer, PhD (Canada & The Netherlands) and Ronald Meijers (The Netherlands)

Leading Project Teams Across Corporate Borders (Project Business Management Series)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

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Student Papers

Evaluation of Nigerian Construction Industry Preparedness to adopt Supply Chain Management
By Emmanuel Abah and Prof Anita Dzikiwi Adamu, Federal University of Technology, Minna (Nigeria)

Benchmarking the Final Payment Terms and Conditions of FIDIC, AIA, EJCDC and Consensus Contract Documents
By Danlei Jiang, SKEMA Business School, Lille, France (China)

Is your privacy in danger when using social networks? An analysis of the contractual terms and conditions using Multi-Attribute Decision making
By Racha Temraoui, SKEMA Business School, Paris (Lebanon & France)

Second Editions

Considerations for Information Security in Projects
By Neelov Kar (USA)

Imperatives for Successful Collaboration in Virtual Teams
By Anil Wadhwa (USA

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Spain represented at PMI LIM  in Chicago; Alfonso Bucero wins 2017 PMI Eric Jenett Award (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Updates from Project Management Association Finland (PMAF 2017 Conference), PMI Finland Chapter, Olkiluoto 3 and Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plants, Helsinki’s Länsimetro extension, Raide-Jokeri light rail transit project (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

PMI Tour Cono Sur 2017 in 4 Argentine Cities in November (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi, PMP (Argentina)

Project Successes, New Trains, Heathrow Third Runway Inquiry, Bloodhound SSC Low Speed Trial (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK

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Book Reviews

Let the Story do the Work (AMACOM)
By Esther K. Choy
Reviewed by Edward Raibick, PMP (USA)

The Essentials of Managing Risk for Projects and Programmes (Routledge)
By John Bartlett
Reviewed by Jen Duenhoelter, PMP (USA)

Rethinking Innovation and Design for Emerging Markets: Inside the Renault Kwid Project (CRC Press)
By Chrtistophe Midler, Bernard Jullien, Yannick Lung
Reviewed by Stephen Fierbaugh, PMP (USA)

Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience (Business Expert Press)
By Ann Goodman
Reviewed by Heather Creer-Rygalski, PMP (USA)

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager: Best Practices and Advances in Project Management Series (CRC Press)
By Christopher Cross
Reviewed by Rohit Tammana, PMP (USA)

Succeeding with Senior Management: Getting the right support at the right time for your project (AMACOM)
By G. Michael Campbell, PMP
Reviewed by Maryanne Coelln, PMP (USA

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