Volume XI, Issue I – January 2022

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Welcome to the January 2022 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

On the War on Ethics
By Thomas Walenta (Germany)


Project Management is for those Comfortable with Uncertainty, Interview with James T. Brown, Author, Expert, Speaker, President, SEBA® Solutions, Florida (USA)
By Yu Yanjuan (China)

What has changed in 20 years and what’s important now? Interview with Jean-Claude Dravet, PMP®, Honorary President, PMI France Chapter (France)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Lessons from an Award-winning Enterprise PMO During a Global Pandemic, Interview with Heba Al Shehhi, Head of PMO, Dubai Municipality (UAE)
By Obi Omoregie (UAE)

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Featured Papers

An Innovative Integrated Approach to Manage Effectively the Complex Projects, Programs, and Portfolios
By Marco Caressa and Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)

Integrating Physical Progress with a Prompt Payment Process Using Earned Value Management
By Claudio M. Olivieri (Australia)

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Series Articles

Projects and Project Management from a Social Perspective (Projects and Project Management for a Sustainable Social Impact)
By Reinhard Wagner (Germany)

What is Agile? (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

Introduction and the Maturing Project Sponsorship (The Connected Future Business Culture: The Great Project Management Accelerator)
By Dr. Harold Kerzner and Dr. Al Zeitoun (USA)

Some existing project-related supplier-organisation services in owner-organisations’ strategic and operations management contexts (Project-related Contributions to Organsational Objectives)
By Alan Stretton

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Advisory Articles

The Role of Trust in Projects
By Bob Prieto (USA)

The Four Fundamentals to Lead Sustainable Projects Successfully
By Manuel M. Ancizu Beremendi (Spain)

Leadership – Fulcrum Above & Beyond: Part 3
By Gaurang Vora (India)

Polling People and Pollsters: Facts and Fiction
By Dr. Ken Smith (The Philippines/USA)

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Follow on Action Items for Consideration in response to “Capturing Project Management Best Practices” (by Dr. Harold Kerzner and Dr. Al Zeitoun, PM World Journal- Vol. X, Issue XII – December 2021)
By Dr. Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)

Individuals Quitting Their Jobs, Causing Employee Shortages, Creating Major Issues and Problems for Businesses, Companies, and the Economy
By Michael Marshall, PhD (USA)

What is Innovation Project Management?
By John Cable (USA)

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CaProSoc 2021 Update (International Research Programme CaProSoc, “Capabilities for delivering projects in the context of societal development”, Alma Mater Europaea ECM, Maribor, Slovenia)
By Prof Mladen Radujkovic (Slovenia/Croatia) and Reinhard Wayner (Germany)

Good News, APM News, December Events, Stirling Prize, Project Successes (Hornsea Wind Farms, Archaeological Achievement Awards), Hail and Farewell (passing giants), Stellar Success and Closing Remarks (cricket and words from Capt Tom) (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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, Kruunusillat ‘Crown Bridges’ (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

PMO Global Awards 2021, PMO Insights, PMOGA India Volunteer of the Month, New Members (Project Management Update from Bengaluru and PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Kartikeyan Ramamurthy (India)

One more year of Project Management Passion managed by the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

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Book Reviews

Rescue the Problem Project: A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing and Recovering from Project Failures (AMACOM)
By Todd C. Williams, PMP (USA)
Reviewed by Angela Willhoite, PMP (USA)

How to Outthink, Outmaneuver, and Outperform Your Competitors: Lessons from the Masters of Strategy (CRC Press)
By Norton Paley
Reviewed by Amitha Mosapeta, PMP (USA)

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Recent News

Prof Carrie Sturts Dossick at UW in Seattle appointed PMWJ Honorary Academic Advisor

Rethinking Project Management for a Dynamic and Digital World

The latest edition of the APM Competence Framework has launched

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

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

3rd Edition Strategic Project and Portfolio Management Conference

APM launches Major Project Leadership Specialist Certificate

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

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

PM World to support PM South Africa