Volume VI, Issue 8 – August 2017

In This Edition

The Missing Link, Benefits Realization Management and Welcome to the August 2017 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Papers

Influence of Project Governance on Project Performance: Evidence from Nigerian Case Studies
By Samuel Ekung, Lillian Agu and Ndidi Iheama (Nigeria)

Voluntary Usage of Earned Value Management on Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
By Lucky Enajite Edjenekpo (Nigeria)

Developing a Scoring Model using the GAO’s Schedule Assessment Best Practices
By Stephen J.C. Paterson (Thailand/Scotland)

Some commonalities and differences between managing in production-based and in project-based organizations
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Assessing Earned Value Management and Earned Schedule Forecasting
By Walt Lipke (USA)

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Series Articles

Is it time for good enough governance (Intro to Advances in Project Management article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Project Governance (Advances in Project Management)
By Martin Samphire (UK)

Life Goals: a Project Based Approach (Life is a Project)
By Neil Robinson (UK)

Project Supply Networks (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

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Advisory Articles

Applying Seven Good Habits to Develop Strategic Stakeholder Relationships
By Abeer Al Nuaimi (UAE)

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Commentary Articles

International Project Management: Could it be another project management specialization that needs consideration?
By Isaac Nyarwaya (Rwanda/Kenya)

Are You Making the Right Decisions Right? Cognitive Limitations and Biases in Decision-Making
By David Tain (Canada)

The Case for Further Advances in Project Management
By Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

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Second Editions

Communication Management Tools for Managing Projects in an Intercultural Environment
By Olga Mikhieieva (Ukraine) and Matthias Waidmann (Germany)

Cooperation and Competition in Project Teams
By Joanna Cewinska and Anna Krasnova (Poland)

Application of an interrelated UAS – BIM system for construction progress monitoring, inspection and project management
By Shahab Moeini, Azzeddine Oudjehane, Tareq Baker, Wade Hawkins (Canada)

Lean or Agile: Lessons Learned from a Tech Startup
By John Johnson (USA)

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The PMI Madrid Spain Chapter selected as one of the three finalists for the PMI Chapter of the Year Award (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 plants, Helsinki’s Länsimetro extension, Raide-Jokeri light rail transit project (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Good project news: buildings in London, robots, UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority report on major projects; Bad project news: F35 Lightning, Hinckley Point 3, tram projects, Stonehenge Tunnel, Tintagel Bridge and rail electrification goes (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Annual Survey of Software and Computer Industry in Argentina; 111mil National Program; Update from PMI Argentina Chapters (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi, PMP (Argentina)

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Book Reviews

Adapting to Change: The Business of Climate Resilience (Business Expert Press)
By Ann Goodman, PhD
Reviewed by Jesus S. Flores, PMP (USA)

KNOWledge SUCCESSion: Sustained Performance and Capability Growth Through Strategic Knowledge Projects (Business Expert Press)
By Arthur Shelley
Reviewed by Darryl John (USA)

The Inspiration Code: How the Best Leaders Energize People Every Day (AMACOM)
By Kristi Hedges
Reviewed by Yolanda Morgan-Davis (USA)

You’ve Got 8 Seconds: Communication Secrets for a Distracted World (AMACOM)
By Paul Hellman
Reviewed by Larry Barnett, PMP (USA)

Zen and the Art of Business Communication: A Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Your Business Writing Skills (Business Expert Press)
By Susan L. Luck, PhD
Reviewed by Susan Slawson, PhD, PMP (USA)

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