Volume XI, Issue XI – November 2022

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

Letters to the Editor

On the History of Earned Value Management: Responding to Pat Weaver’s LETTER TO THE EDITOR dated 15 September 2022
By Dr. Paul Giammalvo (Indonesia)

On the importance of project management process groups
By Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)


Leadership is not a Title! Interview with Andy Kaufman, Award- winning Project Management & Leadership, Keynote Speaker, Author & Coach, President of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc. (USA)
 By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Improving Construction Site Workers’ Safety Behaviour Through Visual Communication: A Case Study of Nigerian Construction Industry
By Dr. Victor N. Okorie and Geoffrey O. Nwodo (Nigeria)

From Customer Needs to Project Requirements: Helping customers/users clarify and confirm their basic business or equivalent needs, before specifying the project/ product requirements to best help satisfy these needs
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Italian PM case history, in the Renaissance Age and before
By Felice Corini and Federico Minelle (Italy)

An Exposition of Physical Work Environment Factors Influencing the Performance of Quantity Surveyors in Edo State, Nigeria
By Monday Omogiate Imafidon and Dr. Joseph Aderemi Akinola (Nigeria)

Knowledge Management and Project-Based Knowledge Creation
By Dr. Pieter Steyn (South Africa) and Dr. Brane Semolic (Slovenia)

Attaining Self-Reliant and Sustainable Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities
By Reuben Okereke, PhD, Emmanuel Ukanwa and Chukwuemeka Nwosu, PhD (Nigeria)

The Role of Communication in Construction Project Delivery
By Dr Reuben A. Okereke,  Dr. Chukwuemeka S. Nwosu and Arc. Emmanuel O. Ukanwa (Nigeria)

The evolution of project management
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

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Series Articles

Three-point Estimates: a brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Being predictable as an agile team (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

Facilitating Change (Project Management in the time of Covid)
By Dr. Lynda Bourne (Australia)

The Reinvention of the Project Manager (The Great Project Management Accelerator)
By Dr. Harold Kerzner and Dr. Al Zeitoun (USA)

Advanced Parking Lot + Tossed Salad (Quick Tips for Team Leaders)
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Assessing Customer & Constituent Satisfaction: ACSI, & the “Misfortune 500” Index
By Dr. Kenneth F. Smith, PMP (The Philippines / USA)

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Mill Clocks and Earned Schedule
By Crispin (“Kik”) Piney (France)

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Bond Street Station opens, The Stirling Prize announced, APM news, PMI UK events, IPA Project Start Up Toolkit, New OIL, Project Budgets, Language matters, wildlife projects and terraforming (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)

PMI Madrid celebrated “The Social Impact Projects Day” (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

News Snippets: PMO Insights, PMO India Awards 2022, Global PMO Awards; Acknowledgements and References (Project Management Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Linda Ottmann (Germany and India)

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Second Editions

Is your project failing? Actionable steps to get back on track to succeed!
By Frank Murphy (USA)

On the Cusp of Agile Governance
By Greg Saunders (USA)

What is the Value of Value?
By Dr. Kenneth F. Smith (The Philippines)

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Recent News

Webtalk with Dr. David Hillson and Oliver F. Lehmann: Managing Risks in Project Business

PMI Pulse of the Profession® 2023 Report Shows the Value of Power Skills in Project Success

Nick Smallwood receives APM Outstanding Achievement Award

Project Management Institute Celebrates Projects Transforming the World through the Launch of its 2022 Most Influential Projects List

New faces welcomed to APM’s Board of trustees

David Hudson appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor in Australia

Managing Knowledge for Sustainability – IFKAD 2023 call for papers

The Smart Mission: NASA’s Lessons for Managing Knowledge, People, and Projects

Project Management Planning: From Practice to Applied Research

Association for Project Management Reveals New Brand

Project Management Next Generation: The Pillars for Organizational Excellence

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