Volume XI, Issue II – February 2022

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Welcome to the February 2022 edition and What Should We Publish in the PMWJ?
By David L. Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

On the Subject of PMI’s PMBOK Guide, 7th Edition
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (USA/The Philippines)


Creation of the PMP and some things I’ve learned about Project Management since then, Interview with Lee Lambert, Author, Consultant, Popular Speaker, PMP Co-Founder, PMI Fellow (USA)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

The Great Resignation in the USA and Big Reveals for PM Professionals from PMI’s 2021 Survey, Interview with Mike DePrisco, Interim President & CEO and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Project Management Institute (USA)
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

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Featured Papers

Assessment of the Effectiveness of Construction Managers on Maintaining Quality, Cost and Time on Project Delivery in Delta State – Case Study of Isoko Community (Nigeria)
By Christopher Eseoghene Omajuwa and Prof N. B. Iheama, PhD (Nigeria)

The Role of Leadership on the Operational Performance of State-Owned Enterprises in Zimbabwe
By Dr. Graham Anesu Mhlakaza (Zimbabwe) and Prof. Dawid de Villiers, PhD (South Africa)

Black Soot Menace and its Impact on Residental Buildings in Rivers State
By Irene Chinwe Efekalam, PhD (Nigeria)

Addressing Corruption Risks in the Construction Industry and its Projects
By Bob Prieto (USA)

Project management maturity and excellence models: Stirring in the fruit bowl
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

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Series Articles

The Changing Project Management Landscape (Project Management in Southern Africa: Approaches, Experience, Trends)
By Prof Les Labuschagne, PhD (South Africa)

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

2. What’s in a name? Portfolios, programs and projects in owner-organisations’ strategic and operations management contexts (Project-related Contributions to Organsational Objectives)
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

The Customer Success Manager (CSM) in Project Business (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Impact Leaders and Leadership Trends for 2022 (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

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Advisory Articles

What it takes to be creative and innovative
By Angelica Larios (Mexico)

Sampling for More Effective & Efficient Program/Project Progress Reporting
By Dr. Ken Smith (The Philippines/USA)

Project Management in Team Extension
By Ramadevi Lanka (India/USA)

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Cyber Security for the Project Manager: Am I at Risk?
By John Cable (USA)

Stakeholder-led business case development
By Louise Worsley (South Africa)

Business Intelligence through the Application of Data Analytics and Systems Engineering Principles with focus on Project Success
By Danie du Plooy (South Africa)

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

Updates about Association of Project Professionals Finland; PMI Finland Chapter; Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant; Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant; Helsinki’s Länsimetro extension; Raide-Jokeri light rail project; Kruunusillat [Crown Bridges] projects (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

2021 Maturity Research (Project Management Update from Belo Horizonte)
By Manuel Carvalho da Silva Neto (Brazil)

Initiative and creativity are moving forward at PMI Madrid Spain Chapter (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

PMOGA India PMO Awards 2021, New Chief Communications Officer, New Advisor, New Members (Project Management Update from Bengaluru and PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Kartikeyan Ramamurthy (India)

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Recent News

Green Project Management (GPM) announces Strategic Partnership with Project Management Institute (PMI) to Advance Sustainability in Project Management

Dr. Martin Barnes, CBE, APM Founder: 1939-2022

Balzhan Khamitova joins PMWL research team in Kazakhstan

Diana Serikbay joins PMWL research team in Kazakhstan

UNESCO pledges to have at least 80% of the seabed mapped by 2030

Early Registration Open for 14th UT Dallas Project Management Symposium in May 2022

Managing Multiple Projects

Mindful Project Management

Wideman PM Website updates announced for February 2022

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

3rd Edition Strategic Project and Portfolio Management Conference