Volume VII, Issue 10 – October 2018


Project Management will Continue to Grow!
Interview with Prof Darren Dalcher, Lancaster University Management School (UK)
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Featured Papers

By 2025 a significant number of Project Management roles will disappear. Will yours be one of them?
By Martin Paver (UK) and Dr. Stephen Duffield (Australia)

Being Proactive or Reactive: What Works?
By Dr. Vanita Bhoola (India)

Critical Success Factors to Optimise Power Plants Life Cycle Management
By Lalamani Budeli and Prof J H Wichers (South Africa)

Alternative Project Systems for Private Sector Participation in Road Infrastructure Delivery in Nigeria
By Samuel Ekung, Ejike Okonkwo and Ejekwu Tobechi (Nigeria)

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Series Articles

The leadership imperative and the essence of followership (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Human Centered Management: A Systemic Interrelation (Advances in Project Management)
By Dr. Roland Bardy (Germany)

Projects as Profit Centers – Must We Go Back to Square One Again? (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Scope Change Control Process (Project Workflow Management)
By Dan Epstein (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Galloping to Greatness in Strategy Implementation
By John Schlichter (USA)

From Strategy to Execution
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

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Commentary Articles

EVALUATION: The Project Management Cycle’s Sixth Dimension
By Kenneth F. Smith (USA)

A commentary on program/project stakeholders
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Women in Project Management: Future perspectives
By Alnilan Fernanda Quinteros, PhD (Argentina)

Lessons about diversity and multiculturalism as they relate to business communication
By Yerbol Jangabulov (Kazakhstan)

From Maharashtra to Atlanta: India’s Emergence as a Project Management Super Power
By John Schlichter (USA)

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ISO/TC 258, ISO Technical Committee for Project, Program, and Portfolio Management, convenes in Lima, Peru
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

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

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Student Papers

Handling natural disasters in final payments and change orders
By Alice Créton, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Flexible Contracts for NWOWS Implementation: A Good Idea Only at First
By Clémence Lambin, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Assumption of Risk: Who Takes Responsibility? Owner? Contractor? Or the Party Best Able to Manage the Risk?
By Marie Osée Tchoyo Agoume, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & Cameroon)

Best Practices: How to reveal all the potential of Monte Carlo Analysis
By Julie Luso, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & Switzerland)

The Development for BIM Contract Management System in China
By Wenting Jing, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & China)

The Importance of Customer Focus in Project Management
By Nédale Triyeh, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Contract management: a strategic impact on project management
By Meriem Harhad, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Negotiating a Contract
By Raghu Kuppa, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France & India)

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Second Editions

A Deeper Insight into the Human Factor in Project Risk Management
By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Tysiak (Germany)

Why hybrid projects fail – Development of a retrospective assessment method for hybrid projects
By Benjamin Auer and Philipp Rosenberger (Austria)

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Book Reviews

Borderless Leadership: Global Skills for Personal and Business Success (CRC)
By Zlatica Kraljevic
Reviewed by Dr. Charles Y. Chen, PMP (USA)

Achieve PMP Exam Success, 6th Ed: A Concise Study Guide for the Busy Project Manager (J. Ross)
By Diane Buckley-Altwies, PMP and Diane White, PMP
Reviewed by Robert Goldstein (USA)

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop (Routledge)
By Rolf Medina
Reviewed by David Johnson Jr. (USA)

The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done (AMACOM)
By Stephen Denning
Reviewed by Alvin Keen (USA)

Q&As for the PMBOK Guide, 6th edition (PMI)
By Ray Alton, et al
Reviewed by Rodger Martin, PMP (USA)

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager (CRC)
By Christopher Cook
Reviewed by Patt Chowdhury (USA)

Megaproject Organization and Performance: The Myth and Political Reality (PMI)
By Professor Nuno Gil; Dr. Colm Lundrigan, PhD; Professor Jeffrey K. Pinto; Professor Phanish Puranam
Reviewed by Sharon R. Holland, PMP, PgMP

Agile Approaches on Large Projects in Large Organizations (PMI)
By Brian Hobbs & Yvan Petit
Reviewed by Thomas Goller, PMP (USA)

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