Volume IX, Issue IX – September 2020


Welcome to the September 2020 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

On the Subject of Black, Pink and Grued Elephants
By Kik Piney (France)


Alan Stretton: An Energetic “90s” in the Field of Project Management
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

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Relating three prominent program-related benefits management / realisation processes with a basic organisational strategic management sequence
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Engineering & Construction Project Startup
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Assessment of ISO 9001 and TQM implementation in construction Projects
By Dr. Lalamani Budeli (South Africa)

The major barriers to the implementation of project management in small and medium construction companies in Hargeisa
By Adebayo Adeboye Fashina (Somaliland), Mohamed Hassan Ahmed (Somaliland), Jama Adam Salah (Somaliland), and Funke Folasade Fakunle (Nigeria)

Project Management and Quality in Healthcare: A Systematic Literature Review
By Vladislav M. Dobin and Bruce Lazar (USA)

Integrated Project Control System based on EVM methodology: a case history for Quadrilatero programme, Italy
By Massimoluigi Casinelli (Italy)

The Impact of Continuing Education on the Performance of Project Managers
By Steven J. Kopischke (USA)

Project creatures that accelerate and enhance a portfolio of projects
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands) and Marisa Silva (Portugal)

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Series Articles

Blended Learning Classroom Guidance (Converting to Online Teaching)
By John Cable (USA)

Portfolio Management Techniques and Tools (Boosting Organisational Value Through Smarter Portfolio Management)
By Iain Fraser (New Zealand)

Project communications 1.0 and 2.0: From information to interactivity (Stakeholder Perspective and Effective Relationship Management)
By Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)

Part II – Benefit Risk (Three ways to factor risk into the decision of funding a project)
By Fernando Santiago (Canada)

Understanding the Risk Mindset (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr David Hillson (UK)

In whose interest? Repositioning the stakeholder paradox (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Creating Useful and Appropriate Project Reports (Advances in Project Management)
By Dr. Alexia Nalewaik (USA)

The Art of Managing Expectations (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Risk Exposure, Murphy’s Law & Management Reserve
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (USA)

Virtual Project Management: Leveraging Digital Resources to Lead Effective Projects
By Evan Piekara (USA)

How to be more complete as a project manager
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

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Mindfulness and Business
By Dr. Bruno Roque Cignacco (UK)

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Agility, a built in capacity in new generation people? (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires)
By Adriana Cibelli (Argentina)

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)

Project Management Update from PMI Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM-2020) (Project Management Update from Mexico City)
By Angelica Larios (Mexico)

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Second Editions

Strategic Program Management: Key to “giga” Program Delivery
By Bob Prieto (USA)

How to Develop End-to-End Benefits Realization Process through integrating Portfolio Management with Program and Project Management
By Ipek Ozguler (Turkey)

When Will It Be Done? How to Forecast Answers to Your Toughest Agile Questions
By William Davis (USA)

The Use of Knowledge in Projects: A Discourse on Planning
By Deepak Shrikant (USA)

Defining the Set of Criteria for Establishing and Evaluating a Project Risk Register
By Juris Uzulāns (Latvia)

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Book Reviews

Just Research in Contentious Times: Widening the Methodological Imagination (Teachers College Press)
By Michelle Fine
Reviewed by Valentina Rada, PMP (USA)

Think for Yourself: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence (HBR Press)
By Vikram Mansharamani
Reviewed by John L. Shea III (USA)

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Recent News

Iain Fraser named PM World Global Advisor

32 new works by 36 authors added to PMWL in September

Bob Prieto appointed PM World Global Advisor

Project Management in the Digital Age

Urgent and Unexpected Projects

Wideman PM Website updates announced for September 2020

Prof Lavagnon Ika appointed PM World Academic Advisor in Canada

Digital Project Practice – Managing Innovation and Change

Discoveries Through Personal Agility

CPS Network launches PM jobs website for PMI Chapters

Achieving Successful and Sustainable Project Delivery in Africa