Volume X, Issue XII – December 2021

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Anti-Leadership revisited, the War on Ethics and Welcome to the December 2021 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

On the Solving of Pythagorus’ Theorem
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (The Philippines)


Anything is possible when you work with passion; Interview with Jean-Luc Favrot, Consultant, Coach, Trainer, Speaker ; Tahiti (French Polynesia)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Interview with Ben Breen, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Global Head of Construction, Project Management Institute (PMI)
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler)

Agile Lessons Learned in Business, Projects & Life; Interview with Mike Palladino, Director of the Agile Center of Excellence, Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals (USA)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Revisiting classifications of types of projects and programs and their application sectors
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

The Origins of WBS & Management Charts
By Patrick Weaver (Australia

Capturing Project Management Best Practices
By Harold Kerzner, PhD and Al Zeitoun, PhD (USA)

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Student Papers

SCM and the fifth industrial revolution: How AI impacts the process management flow
By Mohamed Marzougui (France/Morocco), Barthélémy Menard (France), Mathias Sully (France), Folachadé Rami (Benin/France), Yassine E. (France)

Parabellum: Making French ports more competitive
By Oussama Laabidi (France), Sûan Templier (France), Pascal Movogo Awan (France), Carla Teixeira Fernandes (France), Ali Hajji (Tunisia)

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Series Articles

Educating Professionals for Project Supply Networks (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Leadership for 2022 (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA

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Advisory Articles

Capturing Opportunities in Procurement Management on Major Capital Programs
By Bob Prieto (USA)

How visual communication can boost project delivery/success rate
By Mahendra Gupta (Australia)

Assessing Program & Project Performance with the ‘THAI-SCALE’ Technique and Template
By Dr. Ken Smith (The Philippines/USA)

Propose, Align, Schedule & Implement
By Anil Seth (India)

Creating, fostering and communicating sustainability: the virtuous relationship between your projects’ benefits and the Sustainable Development Goals
By Manuel M. Ancizu Beremendi (Spain)

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Diverse Teams are More Successful
By John Cable (USA)

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Case Studies

Challenges of an infrastructural reactivation and socio-economic development programme in a Third World community
By O. Chima Okereke, PhD (Nigeria/UK)


PMI France and some Major Projects & Programs in France (Project Management Update from Paris)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Full Coverage of PM Expo® 2021, News from PMI Northern Italy Chapter and a Historical Agreement for the Enhancement of Project Management Culture in Italy (Project Management Update from Rome)
By Alessandro Quagliarini (Italy)

The Power of PM, Green Projects, Rail Project News, Beavers, Squirrels, Boxing and Higher Education in Britain (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)</strong

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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Second Editions

Yours, Mine and Ours: Risk and Risk Allocation in Public Private Partnerships
By Bob Prieto (USA)

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Book Reviews

Plant Project Engineering Guidebook for Mechanical and Civil Engineers (Multi Media)
By Morley H. Selver, P. Eng.
Reviewed by Dylan Harms (USA)

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Recent News

Project Management in Southern Africa: Approaches, Experience, Trends

Prof Vito Introna appointed PMWJ Honorary Academic Advisor in Italy

Prof Iris D. Tommelein appointed Honorary Academic Advisor

AI and the Project Manager

Project Management Stream at 10th AMEU International Conference

University of Plymouth launches PM Apprenticeship Programme

World PM Forum offers 80% discount for PMWJ Readers

Arief Prasetyo appointed PM World Correspondent for Indonesia

Final Program announced for 3rd World PM Forum during 15-17 December 2021

Wideman PM Website updates announced for December 2021

3rd Edition Strategic Project and Portfolio Management Conference

APM launches Major Project Leadership Specialist Certificate

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez named PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor

ESA announces Manifesto to accelerate the use of Space in Europe

PM World announces historic cooperation agreement with ISIPM in Italy

Call for Papers for UT Dallas 2022 PM Symposium: Project Management Transformed for Rapid Results

Obi Omoregie appointed PM World Correspondent in UAE

NHS Charities Together wins Special Recognition Award at the APM Awards 2021

John McNamee wins Outstanding Achievement Award at APM Awards 2021

PMI Releases New Construction Offering to Address Industry Challenges and Rapid Industrialization Efforts

More project managers experiencing stress at work, new APM survey discovers

Project Management Institute Recognizes the Projects Reimagining Our Future with the Release of 2021 Most Influential Projects Lists

Victor Dantas joins PMWL research team in Brazil

How project managers will support UK government plans for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’

PM World to support PM South Africa