Volume XI, Issue VIII – August 2022

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Welcome to the August 2022 PMWJ, The 10th Anniversary Edition
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

Happy 10th Anniversary to PM World Journal and Congratulations
By Spring (China)

Congratulations to PM World Journal
By Gaurav Dhooper (India)


Happy Anniversary to PM World Journal
PMWJ Advisors, Authors and Correspondents offer tributes and memories


Adaptability will be The Key! Interview with Ricardo Viana Vargas, Executive Director of Brightline Initiative, Managing Partner at PMOotto.ai, Past Chair, Project Management Institute (Brazil)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

The People Side of Change Management Is Harder, Interview with Tim Creasey, Author, Researcher, Speaker, Chief Innovation Officer, Prosci (Australia, Canada, USA)
By Yu (Spring) Yanjuan (China)

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Featured Papers

How COVID-19 will Impact the Future of Project Management and the Work of Healthcare Technicians (But not only them)
By Eng Daniela Pedrini (Italy)

Project Manager’s Competencies in Nonprofit Projects of Pakistan
By Dr. Arif ud din (Pakistan)

Inflation Hedging Potentials of Residential Real Estate Investments in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
By Mbosowo Ebong Ekpo, PhD; Hosanna Moses Attai, MSc; Aniedi Akaninyene Isok (Nigeria)

Thirty+ Years of Developing and Assessing COMPETENT PROJECT PRACTIONERS using Project Based Learning – Notes from the Field and “Lessons Learned”
By Dr. Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia / USA)

The Origins and History of Earned Value Management
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

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Student Papers

Report on Scientometric Analysis of “The role of Big Data in Modern Project Management”
By Aibek Zhambyl, Aidana Abdeshova, Zhanel Kenzhibayeva (Kazakhstan)

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Series Articles

Measuring social impact of projects and programs (Projects and Project Management for a Sustainable Social Impact)
By Reinhard Wagner (Germany)

The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) unraveled (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

Rejecting Risk Management? Prepare to Manage Crises! (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Creating a Positive Team Culture (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

Identifying High-Risk Projects: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Getting Ideas: How to Gather Requirements (Quick Tips for Team Leaders)
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Is leadership enough to run a project? The importance of followership
By Dr. Angelica Larios (Mexico)

Analyzing Risks “By the Numbers”: A “Quick & Easy” Approach to Quantifying Complexity
By Dr. Kenneth F. Smith (Philippines/USA)

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Making a Difference for Everyone
By Dr. Mark Reeson (UK)

Further thoughts on Pells’ 2021 suggestion for broader, more comprehensive life cycle models for program/project management
By Alan Stretton, PhD (Hon) (Australia)

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Cycle of Seminars on the value of Project Management in public projects (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Nuclear, large and small; Alternative energy including tidal and wind; Construction problems, and White Tailed Eagles (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Updates about Association of Project Professionals Finland; PMI Finland Chapter; Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant; Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant; Helsinki’s Länsimetro extension; Raide-Jokeri light rail project; Kruunusillat [Crown Bridges] projects (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

PMOGA AI Conference; PMO Global Awards Quarter Finals/Semi-Finals; Super Star PMO Podcast; PMO India Awards 2022; Research project “Current State of PMOs in India”; “PMOs in Transformation”; and Acknowledgments and References (Project Management Update from the PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Linda Ottmann (Germany and India)

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Second Editions

Relevant challenges and lessons in the implementation of a Project Management Office in a legislative power: The experience of the National Chamber of Representatives of Argentina (2016-2019)
By Paloma Martin (Argentina)

An Agile Coach’s View of Successful Agile Transformations
By William “Red” Davidson (USA)

Thriving with FR-Agile (Fitted-Requisite-Agile)
By Chaitali Chheda (USA)

Exploring the Perspectives of Private Sector Project Managers as to Project Portfolio Management Practices
By Dr. J. D. Pullen (USA)

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Book Reviews

Supply Management and Procurement: From the Basics to Best-in-Class (J. Ross Publishing)
By Robert W. Turner
Reviewed by Michael Fellers (USA)

A Holistic Approach to Lessons Learned: How Organizations Can Benefit from Their Own Knowledge (CRC Press)
By Moria Levy
Reviewed by Anne Bartlett (USA)

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Recent News

Barriers to Women in the Project Profession

Call for Papers – 4th University of Nairobi International Conference on Project Planning and Management

Enrollment Open for Alma Mater Europaea’s Doctor of Science in Project Management (PM DR)

Wideman PM Website updates announced for August 2022

4th World Project Management Forum, 14-15 December 2022, New Delhi, India – Live & Virtual

Broken to Better – New book to inspire teams

Agile beyond IT – New book by Adrian Pyne announced

Prof Mohamad Fadl Harake at ESLI Paris appointed PMWJ Honorary Academic Advisor



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