Volume VIII, Issue III – April 2019

In This Edition

Welcome to the New PM World Journal
David L. Pells, Editor / Publisher


Interview with Martina Huemann, Editor-in-Chief, IJPM; Professor, Head of Project Management Group, Vienna University of Business and Economics
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Mathematical models of human cooperation and the transformation of human capital into social capital – Part 1. The individual energy field of human interaction with social environment and the formation of social solidarity (asabiya) and social capital
By Pavel Barseghyan, PhD (Armenia & USA)

Strategies to include Contingency in Public Project Estimates
By Piero Anticona Tello (Peru)

Expanding the scope of project management services in the construction industry, to add value and reduce costs
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

“Agile” is NOT a subset of Project Management BUT A Stand Alone Alternate Methodology that is Equal to Project Management
By Dr. Paul Giammalvo (Indonesia)

Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing: Data Challenges and New Innovative Contracts for Program Management
By Sonia Bouden (Tunisia & France)

Functional alternative to improve Contractor’s cash-flow
By Martin Deleau (France)

How to apply AI technology in project management
By Qiankun Wang (China)

How to prevent and handle disputes in contracts between an Advertising Agency and their customer?
By Timothé Favier (France)

Long Working Hours do not increase your Team Productivity: Solutions to limit the effects of overtime on employee’s productivity in a project organization
By Camille Timmerman (France)

Predicting Ready Mixed Concrete On-site Dispatch Time Using Concrete Slump and Volume: Case Study of a Construction Site in Lagos, Nigeria
By Oludolapo Ibrahim Olanrewaju, Victor Nnannaya Okorie, Monday Omogiate Imafidon (Nigeria)

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Series Articles

The Entrepreneurship Advantage: Looking in new places (Advances in Project Management)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Effectual Project Management: Thinking Like an Expert Entrepreneur (Advances in Project Management)
By Dr. Laura Mathiaszyk (Germany), Prof Christine Volkmann (Germany), Prof Stuart Read (USA)

Professionalism in Risk Management (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

When There is No Way Out – The Sunk Cost Dilemma (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Benefits for Projects: Adding a benefits dimension to the Earned Value Method (Applying Earned Benefit Management)
By Crispin (Kik) Piney (France)

Project Construction Frame Process (Project Workflow Management)
By Dan Epstein (USA

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Advisory Articles

Managing Risk to Raise Project Performance
By Evan Piekara (USA)

Build Up Your Future
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

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Ineffective risk management and the difficulties experienced by Interserve
By Dr. Robert Chapman (UK)

My Name is Steve (Women in Project Management Leadership – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

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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)

Oh, God! Again! (Project Management Report from Belo Horizonte)
By Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto (Brazil)

Project Management Day at the end of 2018; PMI Madrid Chapter Annual Meeting and Elections (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Eastern Zimbabwe devastated by Cyclone Idai (Project Management Update from Harare)
By Peter Banda (Zimbabwe)

Big Ben, Autonomous Ships, the UK Space Race, Lessons Learned (really), BREXIT, Cricket, a Stiff Upper Lip and more (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Activities of PMI Chapters in Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi, PMP (Argentina)

The People of Project Management in Italy; PM Certifications in Italy (Project Management Update from Rome – English & Italiano)
Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)

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Student Papers

Improving contractor’s Credit system mitigates Delayed or Late Payment issues on Chinese Construction contracts: An Academic research
By Hongjing Lai, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & China)

Contract & Clauses, an indispensable tool to manage and protect the Intellectual Property within a company
By Bastien Nowak, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Research about Solving the Arrears Payment Problem by Subcontracting in the Chinese Construction Industry
By Qing Wu, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France & China)

Comparison of “the privacy policy” between an American and a Chinese e-commerce website (Amazon/Alibaba)
By Zhifei Yin, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France & China)

NGOs and Governments: Is Memorandum of Understanding enough?
By Yohanka Dumont Jakesova, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & The Czech Republic)

Adopting the best dispute resolution method in the Travel and Hospitality industry using Multi-Attribute Decision Making Models
By Laura Bierling, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

How to handle Disputes in Professional Sports
By Lucas Bouquerel, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

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Second Editions

Report from the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards, Workshop #15, Pretoria, South Africa
By Dr. Paul Giammalvo (Indonesia)

Is Something Missing from Project Management?
By Walt Lipke (USA)

The Project Stakeholder Management and Engagement Strategy Spectrum: An Empirical Exploration
By Prof. Aurangzeb Z. Khan, PhD (Pakistan), Prof. Miroslaw Skibniewski, PhD (USA), Prof. John H. Cable (USA)

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Book Reviews

Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box (Berrett-Koehler)
By The Arbinger Institute
Reviewed by Ali Yaseen (Pakistan)

Data Analytics in Project Management (CRC)
Edited by Seweryn Spalek
Reviewed by Jennifer Arroyo, PMP (USA)

Investment-Centric Project Management: Winning the New Project Development Game (J Ross)
By Steven James Keays
Reviewed by Marta Santos, PhD (USA)

Culturally Tuning Change Management (CRC)
By Risto Gladden
Reviewed by Binny Malik, PMP (USA)

How Successful Organizations Implement Change (PMI)
Edited by Emad E. Aziz and Wanda Curlee
Reviewed by Ava Jones, PMP (USA)

Investment-Centric Project Management: Winning the New Project Development Game (J Ross)
By Steven James Keays
Reviewed by Frank Murphy (USA)

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