Volume VI, Issue 4 – April 2017

In This Edition

A Devil’s Advocate: Agile from a Distance, the Big Waterfall World – and Welcome to the April 2017 Edition of the PM World Journal
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On the February Editorial – The Big Reverse: Politics, Anti-Leadership and the Looming Threat to Professionalism
By Tom Taylor (UK)

On the February Editorial – The Big Reverse: Politics, Anti-Leadership and the Looming Threat to Professionalism
By Michael O’Brochta (USA)

On the March Editorial – What exactly is your Project? The growing importance of Categories, Context and Typology in Project Management
By Morten Fangel (Denmark)

Featured Papers

The Local Implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by an International Charity Project in Africa
By Ian Brooks (UK) and Mario Kossman, PhD (UK/Germany)

Clean and Sustainable Energy Supply for Africa leveraged with PPM
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (Nigeria/UK)

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Series Articles

What has Taylor ever done for us? Scientific and humane management reconsidered (Intro to Advances in Project Management article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

On the Psychological Aspect of Management (Advances in Project Management)
By Fred Voskoboynikov (USA)

Democratic Risk Management (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Rasoul Abdolmohammadi (Iran)

A Digitalization Project for a Changing Society (Managing and Working in Project Society)
By Mats Ragnarsson and Rolf Lundin, PhD (Sweden)

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Advisory Articles

Managing Remote Teams: Management Theories
By Ralph Moore (USA)

Assessing Implementation Capability of Public Programs
By Raju Rao (India)

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Commentary Articles

A viewpoint towards guidelines for non-traditional projects
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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Creative Works

The Devil’s Dictionary of Project Management Terms
By Crispin (“Kik”) Piney (France)

Second Editions

Proposals to Accelerate Advancements from Project Manager to Senior Executive
By the late Jean-Pierre Debourse, PhD (France) and Russell D. Archibald (USA/Mexico)

The Difference between Different Types of Projects
By Robert Youker (USA)

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An example of leadership: Letter from the new AEDIP president; Construction industry event organized by PMI Madrid Chapter on March 23rd 2017 (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Updates from Project Management Association Finland; PMI Finland Chapter; Olkiluoto 3 and Hanhikivi 1 Nuclear Power Plant Projects, and Länsimetro and Raide-Jokeri Transit Projects (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Brexit, APM Royal Charter and transition to formal professional body, contracting problems in some major projects and some unsettling news from the nuclear industry (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Projects to improve the quality of life for Argentines, latest from PMI chapters in Argentina, PMI Regional Meeting (Report from Argentina – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

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Book Reviews

The Performance of Projects and Project Management: Sustainable Delivery in Project Intensive Companies (Routledge)
By Laurence Lecoeuvre, Ed. (France)
Reviewed by Catherine Cockrell, PhD (USA)

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