Volume VIII, Issue 1 – January 2019


Soft Skills Should Be in the Center of PM – Interview with Ralf Müller, Editor-in-Chief of the Project Management Journal, Professor of Project Management at BI Norwegian Business School
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Featured Papers

Representing “other strategic work” in addition to projects in an organisational strategic management context
By Alan Stretton, PhD (Hon) (Australia)

Earned Schedule Forecasting Method Selection
By Walt Lipke (USA)

SITProMP: A Simplistic Approach towards Managing IT Projects
By Monjur Ahmed, Arthur Maria do Valle, Guss Wilkinson (New Zealand)

How will the Internet of Things (IoT) revolutionize contract management for Projects and Programs Management?
By Thibault Kibler (France)

The Best Project Financing Option for Infrastructure Projects in Developing Nations
By Sisira Lohawiboonkij (Thailand & France)

New Mechanism for BOT Contract Dispute Resolution in China
By Yuan Yuan (China & France)

Exploring Event Project Cancellations through the Multi-Attribute Decision Making Models
By Janette Chea (France)

What are the affirmative defenses to a breach of contract for Project Managers?
By Raphaël de La Salmonière (France)

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Series Articles

Moving beyond project delivery: Reflecting on the life cycle concept as way for organising project work (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

The Project Framework: Understanding gates and stages (Advances in Project Management)
By Robert Buttrick (UK)

Before You’re Bound Forever… (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Statement of Work (Project Workflow Management)
By Dan Epstein (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Resilience Implementation Structure for Complex IT Systems
By Arvind Mundra (USA)

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Commentary Articles

None this month

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IRNOP XIV conference in Melbourne, Australia (Report from Melbourne)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Updates about 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)

Interview with Elisabeth Matt and Ana Briseño, PMI Madrid Chapter Volunteer Leaders (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Good News, BREXIT, Professionalism in the UK PM, Project Management Standards (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Analysis of 2018 and outlook for 2019 in Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi, PMP (Argentina)

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Student Papers

How to turn Brexit’s devastating impacts into opportunities?
By Jules Dorlin, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Staffing Project Teams – The difference between being employed in France and China
By Ling Li, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & China)

Benefits of using Lean IPD as a Strategy for Better Project Management
By Saimon Satyanathan, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & India)

Alternative Dispute Resolution at trade shows: What are the options for your events?
By Adriana Rabe, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Litigations between artists and recording companies: A trial of strength
By Vali Rachel Eymard, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Explore different contracts of intellectual property in movie industry (USA) for Project Managers
By Colombe Gruau, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Is the current FIFA regulation equally fair for players and clubs?
By Anta Diop, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Model for professionals’ sports, it could be a dream
By Romain Chapron, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

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Second Editions

Vision India 2025 – Will the Elephant Dance?
By Raju Rao (India)

Earned Value – A Leading Indicator of Clean Governance?
By Dr. Paul Giammalvo (Indonesia)

Does outsourcing of PMO Functions improve Organizational Performance? Qualitative study evidence from a case study in South Africa
By Waffa Karkukly, PhD (Canada)

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Book Reviews

A Compendium of PMO Case Studies – Volume II: Reflecting Project Business Management Concepts (PBMconcepts)
By Dennis L. Bolles and Darrel G. Hubbard (USA)
Reviewed by Masood Said, PMP (Pakistan)

The Four Pillars of Portfolio Management: Organizational Agility, Strategy, Risk and Resources (CRC Press)
By Olivier Lazar (Switzerland)
Reviewed by Jan Watson, PMP (USA)

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

Mastering Import & Export Management, 3rd Ed (AMACOM)
By Thomas A. Cook with Kelly Raia
Reviewed by Patt Chowdhury (USA)

Project Management Theory and Practice, 3rd Ed. (Auerbach)
By Gary Richardson and Brad Jackson
Reviewed by Elena Koulich, PMP (USA)

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