Volume XI, Issue XII – December 2022

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


Be Bold and Reach High, Interview with Sandra Stosz, Servant Leader, Author, Leadership Keynote Speaker, Leading with Character Blog, First woman Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, United States Coast Guard (USA)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Ground Truthing and other Lessons Learned over a 60 Year Career, Interview with Dr. Ken Smith, Author, Consultant, PM Pioneer, USAF (ret), Consultant for ADB, the World Bank, UNDP and USAID (ret) (The Philippines)
By PM World Journal (USA)

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Featured Papers

Beyond Budget, Schedule, and Scope: New Definitions of Project Success
By Gregory Heinz and Joseph Pooler (USA)

Optimizing the Natural Gas Supply Chain Using Fundamental Engineering Economics Methods
By Prasasti Widya Putra, CCP (Indonesia)

A Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Pertamina Refinery Carbon Capture & Utilization
By Bonifacius Raditya Yudha Atmaja, CCP (Indonesia)

Project, Program and Portfolio Management: the scalability of systemic approach to improve project strategic alignment
By Marco Caressa and Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)

Post-Implementation Reviews – Benefits to project and operations teams
By Pascal Bohulu Mabelo (South Africa)

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Series Articles

Projectification of society – the beauty and the beast (Projects and Project Management for a Sustainable Social Impact)
By Dr. Reinhard Wagner (Germany)

Self-managing or self-organizing agile teams (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

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

Pareto Analysis (Quick Tips for Team Leaders)
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

Agile Methods in Project Business (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Is it time to rethink agile? (Advances in Project Management)
By Dr. Darren Dalcher (UK)

Addressing ‘agility’ in current project management standards and other authoritative publications (Advances in Project Management)
By Robert Buttrick (UK)

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Advisory Articles

Would you like to create sustainable value? Gear your projects towards quality
By Manuel Ancizu (Spain)

Scope 3 Emissions: How to further reduce your organisation’s carbon footprint
By Dr. Torill Bigg (UK)

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An autumnal personal commentary on some questions about individuals’ career contributions and legacies
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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Personal Stories

Broken Ankle and Beyond: Lessons for life and Project Management
By Dr. Deepa Bhide, MBBS, DCH, PMP (India)

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Zimbabwe’s Historical 1st orbit Satellite Project Launched (Project Management Update from Harare)
By Peter Banda (Zimbabwe)

Towards the New ERA of Project Management, PM Expo® 2022 (Project Management Update from Rome)
By Alessandro Quagliarini (Italy)

PMI France, WomenbyPMI, Mentoring, an additional asset within PMI France Chapter, Major Projects / Programs in France (June 22, Wind Park; July 22, Semiconductor New factory) (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)

XIX PMI Madrid Annual Congress – “Back to Networking” held on November 17, 2022 in Madrid (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

PMO India Hub awarded as 2022 PMOGA HUB OF THE YEAR and PMO India Hub’s president Gaurav Dhooper awarded as 2022 PMOGA VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR (Project Management Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Linda Ottmann (Germany and India)

Two recent PMO Awards, Project:Hack, Next Generation PMO (Report from the House of PMO)
By Lindsay Scott (UK)

APM Awards, Project Cetus, Vampires beware, Benefits management, A post project review, Great British Nuclear, Hydrogen engines, Hen Harriers in Wiltshire, birds and otter protection in the Shetlands (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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Second Editions

Risk Facilitation Made Easy
By Dr David Hillson PMI Fellow, HonFAPM (UK)

Three Techniques to Destroy Psychological Safety
By Mei Lin (USA)

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Book Reviews

Managing Projects in Trouble: Achieving Turnaround and Success (CRC Press)
By Ralph L. Kliem
Reviewed by Améy Kulkarni, PMP (USA)

Project Management: Processes, Methodologies and Economics (Pearson)
By Avraham Shtub and Moshe Rosenwein (Israel)
Reviewed by Gauranga Deka, PMP (USA)

Project Procurement: A Real-World Guide for Procurement Skills (PMI)
By Ajay Bhargove
Reviewed by William H. Doernbach, PMP (USA)

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Recent News

Dr. Reuben Okereke in Nigeria appointed PMWJ Honorary Academic Advisor

31 new works added to PM World Library

Projects, Government, and Public Policy, New book by Dr. Stanislaw Gasik published by CRC Press

Dr. Ricardo Viana Vargas named PMI Fellow

Project Management Institute Celebrates Contributions to Project Management Industry with Winners of 2022 PMI® Awards

Departure of Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Project Management

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

What are the most popular work goals for Americans in 2023?

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

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