Volume VII, Issue 9 – September 2018


Project Management Is a Way of Thinking
Interview with Prof Wang Xiaojin, PhD, Yunnan University (China)
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Featured Papers

Agile in ERP Projects
By Stefano Isetta and Prof Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)

Process and Communication Serving as Catalysts for Successful Capability Management in the Department of Defence
By Maj Jason Povey, SANDF; Prof André Watkins, PhD; Prof Jan A. Meyer, PhD (South Africa)

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Series Articles

The wisdom of teams revisited: Teamwork, teaming and working for the common good (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Leading Brainy Teams (Advances in Project Management)
By Peter Cook (UK)

The Lifecycle of a Project Risk (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

Culture Clashes and Speed Of Change in Project Environments: Can Agile Transformations Be Forced? (Project Business Management)
By Antje Lehmann-Benz, PMP (Germany)

Realizing the Benefits: Earned Benefit tells you how much, but you need to know when! (Applying Earned Benefits Management)
By Crispin (Kik) Piney, PgMP, PfMP (France)

Communication Management Processes (Project Workflow Management)
By Dan Epstein, PMP (USA)

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Advisory Articles

A M.A.T.U.R.E. way to describe highly developed project risk management capabilities
By Robert J. Chapman, PhD (UK)

The Passion Factor
By Alfonso Bucero, FPMI, PMP (Spain)

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Commentary Article

A commentary on “commercial management” in the program/project context
By Alan Stretton, PhD(hon) (Australia)

Will Data Science Change Project Management Forever? A Future Vision
By Martin Paver (UK)

On Leadership: A collection of viewpoints on leadership by recognized thought leaders from around the project management world
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

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Case Studies

A Step in the Right Direction for the Health and Wellbeing of the Mid West 2018: A Portfolio Management and Benefits approach to improving the Health and Wellbeing of people living in the Mid West of Ireland
By Seamus Woods, IPMA-A, PMP (Ireland)   


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)

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Student Papers

Managing Sustainability into Contracts – Conditions of CSI, AIA, FIDIC and EJCDC
By Mohamed Boudiaf, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France

Comparison of “the terms of use” between an American and a French video sharing website (YouTube/ Dailymotion)
By Elise Barruet, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Exploring the necessity of prompt payments for companies
By Justine Renier, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Fairtrade Standards for Contracts in Production Projects
By Sarah Asfaha, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Take independent consultant contract in project management to the next level
By Gregoire Chaintron, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

A Deeper Understanding of the European Funds’ Call by the NGO’s Perspective
By Giuseppe Gagliardi, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Alternative dispute resolution in the contract field in the wine industry
By Augustin Weiss-Maurin, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

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Second Editions

Critical Success Factors for Earned Value Analysis in Managing Construction Projects
By Mohamed Morad and Prof Sameh El-Sayegh, PhD (UAE)

How to Kill a Project Before it Kills You, and Survive to Tell it
By Edgardo Suárez (USA)

Using Schedule Data to Improve Project Management
By Anne Johnson (USA)

Increase Resource Capacity without Hiring
By Chris Vandersluis (Canada)

CPM Scheduling and Pull Planning: Two Pillars of the Bridge to Innovation
By Satinder Baweja and Lori Vidak (USA)

Taming the Tsunami: Governance Strategies for Project Portfolio Management
By Susan Hostetter, PMP and Sherri Norris (USA)

Is the Matrix Fad a Fast Fading Flower?
By Bob Youker (USA)

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Book Reviews

Managing Project Competence: The Lemon and the Loop (CRC Press)
By Rolf Medina
Reviewed by Dr Ralf Müller, PMP (Norway)

The Relationship Between Knowledge Transfer, Team Learning and Project Success in the Information Technology Field (Xlibris)
By Dixie D. O’Connell Overton, PhD (USA)
Reviewed by Govindasamy Manavazhahan (USA)

How to get Executives to Act for Project Success: Building a Strong Mutual Partnership (Zozer)
By author Michael O’Brochta (USA)
Reviewed by Kimberly Scott (USA)

Evolutionary Learning in Strategy-Project Systems (PMI)
By Paul Gardiner, Adil Eltigani, Terence Williams, Richard Kirkham, Lixiong Ou, Antonio Calabrese, Jonas Soderlund
Reviewed by Jorge Galvan, PMP (USA)

Bridging The PM Competency Gap: A dynamic Approach to Improving Capability an Project Success (J. Ross)
By Loredana Abramo, PMP & Rich Maltzan, PMP
Reviewed by Joseph Stein, PMP (USA)

Raise Your Employee Engagement Score (AMACOM)
By Richard P. Finnegan
Reviewed by TereLyn E. Hepple, PMP (USA)

Agile Approaches on Large Projects in Large Organizations (PMI)
By Brian Hobbs, PhD and Yvan Petit (Canada)
Reviewed by Anita Goldshine, PMP (USA)

Project Procurement: A Real-World Guide to Procurement Skills (PMI)
By Ajay Bhargove
Reviewed by Cassandra de Souza (USA)

 PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams (CRC Press)
By Ginger Levin, PhD, PMP, PgMP
Reviewed by Masood Said, PMP (Pakistan)

The Business of Portfolio Management: Boosting Organizational Value Through Portfolio Management (PMI)
By Iain Fraser, PMP, FPMI (New Zealand)
Reviewed by Kimberly S. Varner, PMP (USA)

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