Volume VII, Issue 5 – May 2018

Featured Interviews

Interview with Caterina La Tona, Chair of the Board of Directors, PMI
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Interview with Joel Carboni, PhD, President of GPM Global, President of IPMA-USA
By Ömer Berkay Dağlı (Turkey / UK

Featured Papers

Between Myth and Reality: The Frontiers of Waterfront Redevelopment in Nigeria
By Dr. Felix Osita Ikekpeazu and Arc. Vitalis M. Irouke (Nigeria)

Designing Industry 4.0 Virtual Networks of Partners Value Chains
By Prof Pieter Steyn (South Africa) and Dr. Brane Semolic (Slovenia)

A Review of Literature to aid in Management and Forecasting of Technology: A case of Petrol Engines
By Ashwani Kharola, Yadnyesh Nikam, Hitesh Patil (India)

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Series Articles

Strategy execution: Overcoming the alignment trap (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

The challenges of implementing strategy (Advances in Project Management)
By Kurt Verweire, PhD (Belgium)

Risk Management in Developing Countries (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Rasoul Abdomohammadi (Iran)

Be the Project (Business) Manager that People Think You are and Get Paid as That! (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Stage 2: Develop strategic options, evaluate and choose the best (Series on Organizational Strategic Planning and Implementation)
By Alan Stretton, PhD (Australia)

Project Planning Process Flow (Project Workflow Management)
By Dan Epstein (USA)

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Advisory Articles

By Michael Marshall (USA)

What’s the Key to a Successful Product Launch by a Marketing Manager? Here’s a Guide to do it Right!
By David Miller (USA)

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Commentary Articles

Stakeholder Management in Project Success: Is it an Object or Subject?
By Ömer Berkay Dağlı (Turkey / UK)

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Creative Works

Your contract in “zekobekosheko” language
By Almady Eltonsy (Egypt)

Student Papers

Earned Value Management and its Applications: A Case of an Oil & Gas Project in Kazakhstan
By Assylkhan Ziyash, Kazakh-British Technical University, Almaty (Kazakhstan)

Go Small for Project Success
By Michael Rosato, St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, NY (USA)

How Instagram’s Terms and Conditions violates French law
By Guillaume Belisle Fabre, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Building Information Modelling’s impact on claims in construction projects
By Maxime Béquin, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Do not lose your mind when managing disputes in hospitality
By Eugénie Blanchard, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Maintenance contracts in industry: As a contractor/client make sure not to underestimate termination conditions in your agreement 
By Hassan Coulibaly, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Managing Payments to Optimize Successful Management of Sponsored Public Events
By Pierre Levaslot, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Fairness and Attractiveness of Contract between Artists and Music Streaming Platforms
By Cassandra Picasse, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Four types of Contract documents to resolve Retainage Conflicts: A Multi-Attribute Decision Analysis
By Rony Al Helou, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Dispute Resolution in Professional Sports
By Qianhang Fang, SKEMA Business School, Paris (China/France)

Is a restaurant menu a contract & what liabilities does it incur?
By Sarah Safarian, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

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Second Editions

The Royal Wedding – What a Project! Project Management for Weddings and a Tribute to my Wife the Project Manager
By David L. Pells (USA)

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After 2018 UPMK National Project Management Conference (Project Management Report from Istanbul)
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Letter from PMI Madrid Chapter President Evis Rosales (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

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

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Book Review

Bridging the PM Competency Gap (J Ross)
By Loredana Abramo, PMP and Rich Maltzman, PMP
Reviewed by Lawrence Reid, PMP (USA)

Breakthrough Project Portfolio Management; Achieving the Next Level of Capability and Optimization (J Ross)
By Murali Kulathumani, MBA, CSM
Reviewed by Maryanne Coelln, PMP (USA)

Megaproject Organization and Performance: The Myth and Political Reality (PMI)
By Nuno Gil, Colm Ludrigan, Jeffrey Pinto, Phanish Puranam
Reviewed by Dr. Charles Y. Chen, PMP (USA)

Responsible Leadership in Projects: Insights Into Ethical Decision Making (PMI)
By Nicholas Clarke, Alessia D’Amato, Malcolm Higgs, Ramesh Vahidi
Reviewed by Les Foley, PMP (USA)

Investment-Centric Project Management (J Ross)
By Steven James Keays
Reviewed by Marta Santos, PhD (USA/Brazil)

Project Procurement: A Real-World Guide to Procurement Skills (PMI)
By Ajay Bhargove, C.Eng, MIE, PMP
Reviewed by Heron Gonzalez Jr., PMP (USA)

Megaproject Organization and Performance: The Myth and Political Reality (PMI)
By Nuno Gil, Colm Ludrigan, Jeffrey Pinto, Phanish Puranam
Reviewed by Mark Loiselle (USA)

How Successful Organizations Implement Change (PMI)
By Emad E. Aziz and Wanda Curlee
Reviewed by Rex Reagan (USA)

Raise Your Team’s Employee Engagement Score (AMACOM)
By Richard P. Finnegan
Reviewed by Edward Raibick, PMP (USA)

Q & As for the PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition (PMI)
By Project Management Institute
Reviewed by Ben Taylor (USA)

How Successful Organizations implement Change (PMI)
By Emad E. Aziz and Wanda Curlee
Reviewed by Anne Dacy Ecklin, PMP (USA)

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