Volume IX, Issue III – March 2020


Letter to the Editor

On the Subject of PM Standards, People and Community
By Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)



After Davos 2020: Interview with Ricardo Viana Vargas, Executive Director of Brightline Initiative, Managing Partner at PMOotto.ai, Past Chair, PMI Board of Directors
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

An Academic Female Star in Project Management: Interview with Nathalie Drouin, Executive Director, KHEOPS; Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal; Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Project Management in Business
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

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Featured Papers

Causes of failure to effectively implement organizational strategy, and “project” failure contributions
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Designing a “Best in Class” Dashboard Using Earned Value Metrics for an Indonesian National Oil Company
By Benito Agus Putranto (Indonesia)

Project Management Systems and Mobile Devices: Practical and Theoretical Assessment
By Leonardo Grandinetti Chaves (Brazil)

Issues surrounding size, growth and composition of government expenditure: The case of Zimbabwe (2015 to 2018)
By Tasiyana Siavhundu (Zimbabwe)

Facilities Management Practices in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria
By Eze David Chukwu, Kevin Chuks Ololie, Fidelis Okechukwu Ezekoli (Nigeria)

Maintenance of Buildings in Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State, Nigeria
By Nnamdi Josiah Onyili, Kevin Chuks Okolie, Fidelis Okechukwu Ezeokoli (Nigeria)

Quantitative Models of Emergence in Light of Mathematical Theory of Human Systems – Part 1: Mathematical Modeling of New Quality Emergence from Interactions of Qualitatively Different Phenomena by the Method of State Equations
By Pavel Barseghyan, PhD (USA & Armenia)

Examining the challenges associated with the implementation of project scope management in telecommunication projects in Somaliland
By Adebayo Adeboye Fashina, Sakariye Mahamed Abdilahi (Somaliland) and Funke Folasade Fakunle (Nigeria)

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Series Articles

The Freelancer’s Story (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Professionalism and the Project Manager (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Renew or Die
By Angelica Larios (Mexico)

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Personal Stories

Using Project Management Skills to Provide Safe Water to Villages in Niger
By Ida Harding (USA)

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The Fifth Estate, Bad News for Infrastructure Projects in the Courts, A little Good News and… no BREXIT news (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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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Book Reviews

Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and Growth (HBR Press)
By Richard Boyatzil, Melvin Smith, Ellen Van Oosten
Reviewed by Kasandra Bell, PMP (USA)

The Human Factor in Project Management (CRC Press)
By Denise Thompson
Reviewed by Leticia Peevy, PMP (USA)

HBR’s 10 Must Reads: On Reinventing HR (HBR Press)
By Marcus Buckingham, Reid Hoffman, Ram Charan, Peter Cappelli + 16 Others
Reviewed by Patt Chowdhury, PMP (USA)

Earned Benefit Program Management (CRC Press)
By Crispin “Kik” Piney
Reviewed by Wayne Abba (USA)

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Recent News

Wideman PM Website updates announced for April 2020

Project Business Foundation announces ACE certification scholarship

UMD’s Project Management Symposium Goes VIRTUAL!

The Perspective of Women Project Management Professionals

The 3rd Pan-African Project Management Conference

Adeaca Releases Project Business Automation Blueprint

Project Management for Healthcare

Total Zimbabwe rolls out US4 Million Solar Power Project

Wideman PM Website Updates Announced for March 2020

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

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