Volume IX, Issue II – February 2020


Letter to the Editor      

On the Subject of Earned Value Management
By Dr. Paul Giammalvo (Indonesia)



Interview with Tony Appleby, Chair, Board of Directors, Project Management Institute (PMI)
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

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Featured Papers

Extending specialist PM services to a more generalist role in an organisational strategic context
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

An Insight into Financial Inclusion of the Informal Sector in Masvingo, Zimbabwe
By Tariro Mavaza, Dauglas Halimani, Farai Dzapasi (Zimbabwe)

Indonesia Oil & Gas Cost Estimating vs International “Best-Tested and Proven” Practices – A Benchmarking Study
By Joko Wisnugroho (Indonesia)

Using Cost Indices to Develop Project Cost Estimation for Oil & Gas Industry in Indonesia
By Arief Rachman (Indonesia)

How to develop a MODEL Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Scheduling
By Tijo Kurien (Libya & India)

The Centrality of People in Modern Project Management: Issues, Competences, and Feelings from PM Community
By Massimo Pirozzi and Prof Marco Sampietro, PhD (Italy)

Strategies for Reduction of Design-Related Rework in the Nigerian Construction Industry
By Comfort Salihu and Sunday Ajiboye Babarinde (Nigeria)

BIM Practice: Training and Education of Nigerian Quantity Surveyors in Preparation for BIM Adoption
By Adetayo Olugbenga Onososen and Modupeoluwa Olajumoke Adeyemo (Nigeria)

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Series Articles

Expanding our risk repertoire to encompass opportunities (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

What are Opportunities in Projects? (Advances in Project Management)
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

Risk Management in the Age of Big Data (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Marconi Vieira (Brazil)

Conflict Resolution in Project Business (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann

Positive Leadership in Project Management – Achieving Success is No Reason to Stop Seeking Success
By Frank Saladis (USA)

Execution in the context of Transparent Leadership and Sustainable Project Management
By Prof Helgi Thor Ingason, PhD and Prof Haukur Ingi Jonasson, PhD (Iceland)

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Advisory Articles

How I learned to stop worrying and love risk
By Sachin Melwani (UK)

What to do if you are behind schedule
By Yury Shkoda (USA)

Transformation Journey from Project based to product based Organization.  The TD Journey
By Waffa Karkukly, PhD and Ian Laliberte (Canada)

What is PI Planning? Challenges of Remote PI Planning
By Ajay Shenoy (India)

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Islandness, Lifeboat Ethics and Sustainable Development in Small Island Communities: Musings of a Native Islander
By Prof Isaac O. Abuya (Kenya)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Influence in Project Management
By Chanchal Gupta (USA)

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Project Management Awards Winners in Croatia Announced (Project Management Update from Croatia)
By Josipa Anđal (Croatia)

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)

The BIM Project Manager Role (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

BREXIT, Bridges and Infrastructure in the United Kingdom (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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News Articles

Research Programme “Capabilities for delivering projects in the context of societal development (CaProSoc)” initiated by AME
By Reinhard Wagner (Germany)

Zimbabwe rolls out National Maize Roller Meal Subsidy Programme
By Tasiyana Siavhundu (Zimbabwe)

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Book Reviews

The Leadership Roadmap: People, Lean and Innovation (Routledge)
By Dwane Baumgardner and Russell Scaffede
Reviewed by Amey Kulkarni (Canada, India, USA)

PMI-PBA Exam Practice Test and Study Guide (CRC)
By Brian Williamson
Reviewed by Richard Gower (UK & USA)

Project: Execution (Routledge)
By Helgi Thor Ingason, PhD and Haukur Ingi Jonasson, PhD (Iceland)
Reviewed by Diego Alvarado (Argentina & USA)

The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects (Routledge)
By Jason Challender and Russell Whitaker
Reviewed by Martina De Los Santos (Bulgaria & USA)

Master Your Next Move (HBR Press)
By Michael D. Watkins
Reviewed by Sylvia Karmanoff (USA)

Lead Successful Projects (Penguin Random House UK)
By Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
Reviewed by Masood Said (Pakistan & USA)

Why Should Anyone be Led by You? (HBR Press)
By Bob Goffee and Garett Jones
Reviewed by Charlie Green (USA)

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Recent News

Adriana Cibelli appointed PMWJ Correspondent in Argentina

Project Business Foundation Goes Public

2019 PMWJ Editor’s Choice Awards – Student Papers

2019 PMWJ Editor’s Choice Awards – Reports

2019 PMWJ Editor’s Choice Awards – Articles

2019 PMWJ Editor’s Choice Awards – Papers

35 new works by 42 authors added to PMWL in February

Josipa Anđal appointed PMWJ Correspondent in Zagreb

Prof Isaac Abuya appointed PM World Academic Advisor

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