Volume VIII, Issue V – June 2019


Value Creation Is the Core of Management – Interview with Olivier Lazar, Managing Partner & COO, Palatine Group / Management Worlds
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Interview with Randall T. (Randy) Black, Chair, 2019 Board of Directors, Project Management Institute
By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Featured Papers

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on Management of Large Complex Projects
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Best Process Map for obtaining the Optimum Value for a Future Investment
By Piero Anticona (Peru)

Contracting with a Chinese company: How to make it work
By Thelma Philippe-Gérard (France)

Humans and Robots: How to create a better future together?
By Tanguy Feuillet (France)

The root cause of claims and disputes in construction industry and solution analysis
By Wantong Zhao (China)

Avoiding misconduct through Ethical Contracting in Project Management
By Céline Julia (France)

Use of overtime in projects: Why and how to avoid it
By Florence Alliod (France)

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Series Articles

Are you ready for Success as a Project Vendor? Here are some tools for you (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

1. Representations of a variety of contexts which impact on the management of projects (Series on Project Contexts)
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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Advisory Articles

Understanding & Applying Earned Value: A ‘Quick & Easy’ Approach for Monitoring Project Implementation
By Kenneth Smith (USA)

Estimation in Story Points
By Ajay Shenoy (India)

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Alexander and the Indian King: Part 1
By John Schlichter (USA)

Digital Leadership: Game Changers of New Age
By Özüm Öyküm Katli (Turkey)

What is Understanding?
By Dr. Bill Brantley (USA)

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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)

The PMI Madrid Spain Chapter organizes its professional Summer Congresso on June 20th (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Green Power, New Projects, Project Progress, Stirling Prize winners, Historic Projects, Not Classified News, Not So Good News, BREXIT and the Length of a Year (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Latin American Women Leaders share their learnings (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

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Student Papers

Consulting contracts: What are the best confidentiality clauses?
By Lise Bouley, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Alternative Solutions for Construction Project Failure and to Improve Project Execution Plan in India using MADMA
By Ankith Sathya Prakash Karkera, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France & India)

Worldwide shipping has no longer boundaries
By Zineb Lahreche, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & Morocco)

The Issue of Cancellation Clauses in the Event Sector
By Léa Chenu, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

General Data Protection Regulation: How to Write Best Data Privacy Policy
By Alexandra Klébé, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Music Industry’s digitalization: How to assure artists’ Intellectual Property Rights efficient and sustainable protection?
By Audrey Tonkovic, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Cybercrime overwhelming online banking: A Project Management approach’s alternative
By Shivam Tyagi, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France & India)

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Second Editions

Project Finance: Principles and Efficiency
By Lyudmila N. Voropaeva, PhD and Dr. Tatiana V. Yurieva (Russia)

SCRUM4CONSULTING – Agile Project Management for Consulting Projects
By Sylvia Kerscher and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Günzel (Germany)

Critical Success Factors in Project Management: A Comprehensive Review
By Viktoriya Abylova and Prof Leila N. Salykova, PhD (Kazakhstan)

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Book Reviews

Investment-Centric Project Management: Advanced Strategies for Developing and Executing Successful Capital Projects (J. Ross)
By Steven James Keays (USA)
Reviewed by Denise Murray, PMP (USA)

Agile Approaches on Large Projects in Large Organizations (PMI)
By Brian Hobbs and Yvan Petit (Canada)
Reviewed by Keith S. Dever (USA)

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