Wideman Project Management Website updates announced for October 2013


1 October 2013 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Max Wideman has announced updates to his popular project management website, www.maxwideman.com.  According to Max:

max widemanAre you involved in procurement of goods and services under contract for your project, as a buyer or seller? Then read David Harrison’s Guest paper Win That Contract: The 23 Biggest Mistakes That Bidders Make – Part 1. Part 2 will follow next month.

In your efforts to motivate your team, Should Team Members Show Appreciation to Their Leader?  This Musings includes suggestions and what you can expect.

In PapersBook 1 of our Reviews Set #4 is a pocket guide by Jean-Pierre Capron for Those Daring Enough to Take Responsibility for Large Industrial Projects. This is a valuable read for anyone in the exciting world of construction project management.

From Book 2, by Jeremie Averous you can Learn the Secrets of the Great Project Leaders – Project Soft Power. Jeremie cleverly contrasts the outcomes of two parts of a tunneling project run by two opposing styles of project leadership.

Book 3 is A Compendium of PMO Case Studies: Reflecting Project Business Management Concepts by Dennis Bolles, & Darrel Hubbard. In the first third of the book, the authors explain and advocate for a more comprehensive and responsible Project Business Management Office. The remainder of the book cites a large number of actual case examples.

If you are looking for answers, guidelines or templates, check out Max’s Issacons – “Issues and Considerations” – that are presented in bullet form for quick and easy reference by project managers.

Have you seen Max’s book A Management Framework for Project, Program and Portfolio Integration?  For information or to order a copy, visit http://www.maxwideman.com/papers/framework_book/intro.htm.  Do you have a project management question? Find the answer at: http://www.maxwideman.com.

Max Wideman is one of the world’s best-known project management authorities. An engineer and professional project manager, his experience includes systems, social and environmental projects, as well as design and engineering projects. He is a Fellow of the Project Management Institute, of which he is past president and chairman and for which he led the development of the 1987 version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), the Engineering Institute of Canada, and the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering. His personal web site at http://www.maxwideman.com is a source of superior project management knowledge and information. It is free to the public.