Volume VI, Issue 7 – July 2017

In This Edition

Five Years, Vision and Value revisited – and Welcome to the July 2017 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On the subject of Massimo Pirozzi’s paper titled “The Stakeholder Perspective” in the June PM World Journal
By Russ Archibald (Mexico/USA)

On the subject of the June PMWJ Editorial on Five Disruptive Trends and “the gig economy”
By Owen Podger (Indonesia/Australia)

On the subject of the PM World Journal as resource for sharing “from the trenches”
By Neil Robinson (UK)

Featured Interviews

Interview with Steve DelGrosso, Director, IBM Project Management Centre of Excellence, IBM Representative to PMI Certification Governance Council, Past member of PMI Board of Directors
By Ipek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Interview with Mustafa Hafızoğlu, PMI Turkey Chapter President, Program Director at SDT Space & Defense Technologies Co.
By Ipek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Featured Papers

Some existing guidelines for managing ‘non-traditional’ projects
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Value for Money in Infrastructure Projects: A comparison between budget techniques used in Ireland and elsewhere
By Eugene McGrath (Ireland)

City Management as a Project
By Owen Podger (Australia/Indonesia)

Eight Principles of Effective Online Teaching: A Decade-Long Lessons Learned in Project Management Education
By John Cable (USA) and Clara Cheung (UK)

Applied Management for FIDIC Contracts, Part One: Segregation of General Provisions
By Dr. Eng. Moustafa I. Abu Dief (Egypt/Saudi Arabia)

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Series Articles

We need to talk about strategy (Intro to Advances in Project Management article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Managing Strategic Initiatives (Advances in Project Management)
By Terry Cooke-Davies, PhD (UK)

Prioritising Opportunities Using Red/Yellow/Green (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

Life Skills for All (Life is a Project)
By Neil Robinson (UK)

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Advisory Articles

None this month

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Commentary Articles

Zimbabwe is slowly embracing necessity of project management training and certification
By Tororiro Isaac Chaza (Zimbabwe)

Corruption goes through the big door (English and Spanish)
By Germán Bernate (Colombia)

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Project Stories

Creating a Bar/Restaurant for the Future: Sustainability in the Service Industry – The Design and Re-model for ‘BARCODE’ Bar and Restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
By Katharine A. Foley (UK)

Second Editions

Stakeholders Communication Approach: A New Era
By Damiano Bragantini and Matteo Licciardi (Italy)

Management of Creative Projects: Challenges and Paradoxes
By Alina Kozarkiewicz and Agnieszka Kabalska (Poland)

Ranking Portfolio Management Maturity
By Susan Hostetter and Sherri Norris (USA)                                                                                          

Balancing the Speed of Agility with Technical Quality
By Johnny D. Morgan, PhD (USA)

Integrated Project Delivery: Complicated Collaboration or Improbable Panacea
By Prof William Morlan, PhD and Nadia Arafah, ABD (USA)

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Report from 2017 IRNOP Project Management Research Conference in Boston
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Project Management during crisis times; The last Congress organized by the PMI Madrid Chapter on June 20th, 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)

Good news: The Kraken Oil Field; New extension to the Victoria and Albert Museum; HMS Queen Elizabeth; Bad news: BREXIT update; Grenfell Tower fire in West London and comments on emergency response projects (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

PMI Santiago Chapter updates; Canadian defense firm wins Chilean Navy contract; Mandalay Resources declares force majeure at flooded Chilean mine (Project Management Update from Santiago)
By Jaime Videla, PMP (Chile)

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Book Review

Project Quality Management: Why, What and How, 2nd Ed. (J. Ross Publishing)
By Kenneth Rose
Reviewed by Paul Smith, PMP (USA)

Implementing Positive Organizational Change: A Strategic Project Management Approach (J. Ross Publishing)
By Gina Abudi
Reviewed by Laura P. Basurto, PMP (USA)

You’ve got 8 Seconds – Communication Secrets for a Distracted World (AMACOM)
By Paul Hellman (USA)
Reviewed by Jennifer Arroyo, PMP (USA)

Extreme Teams: Why PIXAR, AIRBNB and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail (AMACOM)
By Robert Bruce Shaw (USA)
Reviewed by Douglas Dodd, Jr., PMP (USA)

Project Management the Agile Way: Making it Work in the Enterprise, 2nd Edition (J. Ross Publishing)
By John C. Goodpasture, PMP (USA)
Reviewed by Ivan Kotcher, PMP (USA)

The Project Manager and the Pyramid (Orgtopia)
By David Hinde (UK)
Reviewed by Donna Aubrey, PMP (USA)

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