Volume XI, Issue VI – June 2022

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

Letters to the Editor

In response to This War Changes Everything…
By R. Max Wideman (Canada)

On the editorial ‘This war changes everything…’
By Dr. Reinhard Wagner (Germany)

On the subject of Schedule and Budget Overruns
By Crispin “Kik” Piney (France)


Perspectives of Latin American Women in Project Management, Interview with Dr. Angélica Larios, Author, Advisor, Volunteer Leader (Mexico)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Project Managers can gain Experience, Knowledge and Confidence, Interview with Eiji Taoka, Information Systems Project Director, Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games (Japan)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Global Megatrends Reveal Greatest Challenges for Society & Project Professionals, Interview with Joe Cahill, Chief Customer Officer, Project Management Institute (USA)
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

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Featured Papers

Resilient Project Management
By Antonio Bassi, Giacomo Amorati, Giovanni Sciagura, Jonathan Bertossa, Mark Brauer, Katiuscya Gianini, Michela Manini Mondia, Simona Sala Tesciat (Switzerland)

Pracademic Project Leadership – The View from the Barber Shop Mirror
By Dr. Dale S. Deardorff (USA)

Environmental, Social and Governance Risks in the Engineering and Construction Sector
By Bob Prieto (USA)

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Series Articles

Achieving a sustainable social impact through projects (Projects and Project Management for a Sustainable Social Impact)
By Reinhard Wagner (Germany)

Is an agile team always autonomous? (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

Top-down Multicycle Risk Management Process: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Gap Analysis and Cause & Effect Analysis (Quick Tips for Team Leaders)
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Monitoring & ANALYZING Project COSTS: PMBOK+PLUS Tools & Templates to Facilitate Financial Analysis
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (The Philippines/USA)

How to incorporate product management into your project management programs
By Malte Scholz (Germany)

Business Analysis Improving Business Experience
By Angelica Larios, DSL, DSL, MBA, PMP (Mexico)

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Commentary on “higher purposes” for project management, via partnering to tackle broad societal / environmental issues
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

The Lack of Project-related Experience Amongst Government Ministers
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

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Catching Up, Crossrail is no more, the Elizabeth Line Opens, and Closing Remarks (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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)

The PMI Madrid Chapter supports the Ukrainian people (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

We celebrate our first anniversary! PMOGA India Hub writing competition: Winning article; The PMO Leader and PMOGA India Hub became partner; New regular members & new volunteer supporter; Acknowledgements and references (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Linda Oltmann (Germany and India)

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Second Editions

The Journey towards Profound Simplicity: How to Effectively Navigate Complexity in Projects
By Prof Lavagnon Ika, PhD (Canada)

From PMO to APO: The Transformation of a Project Management Team
By Celina Saavedra, Schenita Floyd, Mohammad Mobashirin, Rodney Ivester (USA)

Bring Me A Measure: How to Fulfill Leadership’s Request for Performance Measures
By Susan Hostetter and John Walsh (USA)

Fix management, to fix organizations, to fix the planet
By Charles G. Chandler, PhD)

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Book Reviews

The Business of WE: The proven 3-step process for closing the gap between us & them in your workplace (HarperCollins)
By Laura Kriska
Reviewed by Krysal Blackwell, PMP (USA)

Program Management Professional (PgMP): A certification Study Guide with Best Practices for Maximizing Business Results (J Ross)
By Craig Letavec, PMP, Steven Rollins, PMP, Dianne Altwies, PMP
Reviewed by Kimberly Brown, PMP (USA)

Pursuing Enterprise Outcomes: Maximizing Business Value and Improving Strategy for Organizations and Teams (Self/Amazon)
By Alex Yakyma
Reviewed by Joseph Kuntz, PMP (USA)

QTNT: The Quotient (QTNT)
By Rick Gillis
Reviewed by Dan Harrier, PMP (USA)

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Recent News

Broken to Better – New book to inspire teams

Agile beyond IT – New book by Adrian Pyne announced

Prof Mohamad Fadl Harake at ESLI Paris appointed PMWJ Honorary Academic Advisor

30 new works added to PM World Library

50 Most Inspiring Projects from the past 50 years Revealed

PM World signs cooperation agreement with CEI – ESLI Paris

Agile with Ukraine

Call for Papers: On the War and in Support of Ukraine