Volume XI, Issue X – October 2022

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

Letters to the Editor

On the History of Earned Value Management
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

Comments on Risk Mitigation Strategies
By Kik Piney (France)


Lab Hybrid: From Waterfall to Agile to Agile-at-Scale and the Tailoring of Project Management; Interview with Stéphane Derouin, Head of Practice, d2X-Expertise, Former Managing Director South Europe, ESI International, Founder & Former President, PMI France, Paris (France)
 By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

The Global Project Management Talent Gap, Interview with Dave Garrett, Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania (USA)
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

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Featured Papers

The role of project human resources management in organizational health projects
By Tatiana El Sayah Kharma (Lebanon)

Incorporating Sustainable Procurement Practices in the Construction Industry in Sri Lanka: Benefits and Challenges
By Prof Rangiku U. Halwatura, PhD & K. A. Buddhika P. Kodithuwakku (Sri Lanka)

Project Portfolio Management Governance Processes: An insider view on factors leading to disintegration
By Mithun Nagawade, Dr. Pranab Pani, PhD, Dr. Monica Gallant, EdD (UAE)

Enterprise Project Management: The State of the States
By Andrew J. Grandage, PhD (USA)

Re-affirming the importance of users in all project contexts
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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Series Articles

Psychological effects on people involved in projects (Projects and Project Management for a Sustainable Social Impact)
By Reinhard Wagner (Germany)

What Earns You More? Internal or Customer Projects? (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Multiplicative Risk Effects: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Multitasking, task-switching or monotasking (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

QuickTip – Issues and Answers (Quick Tips for Team Leaders)
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

Creative Change Leadership (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Tips and Techniques to Pass PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) Exam
By Shyamkumar Narayana (India & USA)

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On “The Origins and History of Earned Value Management”
By Wayne Abba (USA)

Once More on Earned Value: A Third Dimension
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (The Philippines & USA)

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News from the Project Management Communities’ Associations in Italy (PMI Chapters, IPMA Italy, ISIPM) (Project Management Update from Italy)
By Alessandro Quagliarini (Italy)

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)

New partners: Project Management United, Webhelp and PMOEx, Can Do GmbH and PM World Journal; PMO India Awards 2022; PMO Insights; New Members (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Linda Ottmann (Germany and India)

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Second Editions

The Agile Swab: Testing for Health and Maturity
By Bill Sundermann (USA)

The Pyramid of Project and Resource Management
By Chris Vandersluis (Canada & USA)

Transforming the Organization in Project Management to Deliver Value
By Edward J. Leydon (USA)

Scaled Agile Implementation – Lessons Learned, Path Forward
By Michael Millane (USA)

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Book Reviews

Essential Project Management Skills (CRC Press)
By Kerry R. Wills (USA)
Reviewed by Phuong Tran (USA)

Project Management Lessons Learned: A Continuous Process Improvement Framework (Taylor & Francis)
By Mel Bost (USA)
Reviewed by William W. Doernbach, PMP (USA)

Taming the Risk Hurricane: Preparing for Major Business Disruption (Berrett-Koehler)
By Dr. David Hillson aka The Risk Doctor (UK)
Reviewed by Dr. Ruth Murray-Webster (UK)

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success (Penguin Random House)
By Adam Grant (USA)
Reviewed by Sara Piracha (USA)

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Recent News

Association for Project Management Reveals New Brand

Free virtual event Nov 21 – Certification for Project Business with Lee Lambert & Oliver Lehmann

Dr. Al Zeitoun appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor

15th UT Dallas PM Symposium in May 2023 – Call for Papers

Participate in Research Survey on AI and Project Management

Call for Speakers for 2023 University of Maryland Hybrid PM Symposium

30 new works added to PM World Library

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) successfully accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM)

Wideman PM Website updates announced for October 2022

Dr. Harold Kerzner appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor

PMOGA India Hub joins hands with Project Management United as social partners

Taming the Risk Hurricane: Preparing for Significant Business Disruption

Invitation for Sponsors for PMSA 2022 National Project Management Conference

4th World Project Management Forum, 14-15 December 2022, New Delhi, India – Live & Virtual