Volume VIII, Issue XI – December 2019


Work Smarter and Not Harder: Interview with Peter Taylor, Author, Speaker, Trainer (UK)
By Yu Yanjuan, PMR (China)

Interview with Teresa (Terri) Knudson, 2019 Board of Directors, Project Management Institute (USA)
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

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Featured Papers

Reward Management for Improved Performance of Nigerian Brewing Companies
By Dr. Uzoma Francis Amaeshi (Nigeria)

Advantages of making a dashboard with a Business Intelligence platform compared to other reporting software
By Piero G. Anticona (Peru)

A critical analysis of the importance of project stakeholder management in the implementation of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority electronic services platform
By Tasiyana Siavhundu (Zimbabwe)

How to write a Model Scheduling Specification Incorporating the GAO’s “Best Practices in Scheduling” Appendices
By Tijo Kurian (India & Libya)

Real Estate Projects Design and Pattern in Akulemu and Ajegunle Areas of Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria: An assessment of Key Contributing Factors
By Christian Osita Ifediora (Nigeria)

E-Banking Adoption by Zimbabwe Banks: An Exploratory Study
By Tariro Mavaza (Zimbabwe)

The potential impact of public-private partnerships in developing the small to medium sector in Zimbabwe
By Dauglas Halimani, Tariro Mavaza and Farai D. Dzapasi (Zimbabwe)

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Series Articles

7. Comments on major contexts, and further discussions (Project Contexts)
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Why Should We Include Opportunity? Five C’s (Risk Doctor Briefing)
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

Sleepless in Project Management (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Strategy in the context of transparent leadership and sustainable project management
By Helgi Thor Ingason, PhD and Haukur Ingi Jonasson, PhD (Iceland)

Leading Through Difficult Times (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Adding Value to Earned Value: The PISA P (PI) Chart for Monitoring Project Implementation
By Dr Kenneth Smith (USA)

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Alexander and the Indian King: Part 7
By John Schlichter (USA)

Implementing 5-hour workdays in Projects Teams – A Challenge and an Opportunity!
By Kumar Sarma (UAE)

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Challenges for PMOs
By Abid Mustafa (UAE)

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PM Expo® 2019 and PM Maturity Model ISIPM-Prado® (Italy Project Management Roundup)
By Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)

Updates from Project Management Association Finland (2019 Projektipäivät – Project Days), 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)

PMI Madrid Chapter celebrates PMI’s 50th Anniversary (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Good Project News, Not So Good News, BREXIT, Culture, PM Awards and Happy Holidays in a Post Truth Era (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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Second Editions

Milestone Planning: A Participatory and Visual Approach
By Eduardo Miranda, PhD (USA)

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Book Reviews

Project Management Beyond Waterfall and Agile (CRC)
By Mounir A. Ajam (UAE)
Reviewed by Gina Pickett, PMP (USA)

HBR’S 10 MUST READS on Business Model Innovation (HBR)
By multiple authors
Reviewed by Lawrence Reid, PMP (USA)

HBR Guide to Work-Life Balance (HBR)
By Harvard Business Review
Reviewed by Charlie Green (USA)

Capturing Upside Risk: Finding and Managing Opportunities in Projects (CRC)
By Dr David Hillson (UK)
Reviewed by Edwin S. Burt, PMP (USA)

Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World (HBR)
By Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall
Reviewed by Sharon Harris, PMP (USA)

Everyday Chaos: Technology, Complexity, and How We’re Thriving in a New World of Possibility (HBR)
By David Weinberger
Reviewed by Sheila Renee Jackson, PMP (USA)

Alive at Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do (HBR)
By Dr Daniel M. Cable
Reviewed by Oghenemena Okobiah (Nigeria & USA)

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Recent News

Final Call for Papers for 14th UT Dallas PM Symposium in May

PM Review Journalist joins PMWJ Correspondent Team

Young Crew Award Winners in Croatia Announced

30 new works by 31 authors added to PMWL in December

The Rules of Project Risk Management

Wideman PM Website updates announced for December 2019

Ravalika Gopireddy completes PM Research Internship

Call for Papers for 9th Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic States