Volume XII, Issue I – January 2023

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Welcome to the January 2023 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

On the Evolution of Project Management, Responding to Pat Weaver’s November 2022 paper in the PMWJ
By Dr. Paul Giammalvo (Indonesia)


From Project Managers to Changemakers! Interview with Pierre Le Manh, President and CEO, Project Management Institute
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Project Sequelae
Dr. Deepa Bhide, MBBS, DCH, PMP (India)

Project Management – A Historical Timeline
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

Project Management – Pandemic and Beyond
By Hareshchandra Thakur, PMP (India)

The Impact of Rainfall on The Conservation of Traditional Nigerian Heritage Buildings: A Case Study of The Museum of Traditional Nigerian Architecture (MOTNA), Jos
By Iliya Mela and Prof Yongkang Cao (China)

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Series Articles

Slicing user stories (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

Variability Risks and Event Risks: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Getting Ideas: SWOT Analysis (Quick Tips for Team Leaders)
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

Project Business is not for the Faint of Heart (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Creative Change Leadership, Part 2 (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

Let’s talk about public projects NEW
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

Experiment with new things (Making a Modern Project Manager) – NEW
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Advisory Articles

On Critical Chain Scheduling & Buffering: A Critique on the Theory of Constraints as Applied to Project Management
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (The Philippines)

Managing Programs in Ambiguous Environments
By Vatsal Mehta (USA)

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Helping people find career positions which maximise their innate personal strengths as well as their acquired skills
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

My ten learnings in the process of preparing, approving and deploying International Standards in project management
By Manuel Ancizu (Spain)

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What does 2023 hold for the PM World? Governance, Pharma and Medical Projects, Aerospace, Terraforming and Wormonauts (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)

End of Year Reflections and a Look Ahead to 2023 for PMO, Project Data Analytics Update, PMO Managers Discuss the PMO as a Business Function (Update from the House of PMO)
By Lindsay Scott (UK)

The PMI Madrid Chapter attended the PMI Global Summit 2022 in Las Vegas (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Happy New Year, TransparentChoice demo webinar, FICCI’s 95th Annual Convention & AGM, Acknowledgements and References (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Linda Ottmann (Germany and India)

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Second Editions

Risk Energetics: Developing Renewable and Sustainable Risk Management
By Dr. David Hillson (UK)

Aspects of People Management in a Projectised Organisation
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Tribute to a Project Management Pioneer – John Fondahl: 1924 – 2008
By PM World Today (USA, 2008)

Stop the Press! The Project at the End of the Line: Reflections on the end of PM World Today, Funerals and other projects at the end of programs, projects and life
By David L. Pells (USA)

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Book Reviews

Agile Leadership and the Management of Change: Project Lessons from Winston Churchill and the Battle of Britain (Multi-Media Publications)
By Mark Kozak-Holland (Canada)
Reviewed by Michael Fellers, PMP (USA)

Successful System Deployment through Operational Readiness (E 6 Consulting)
By Pascal Bohulu Mabelo (South Africa)
Reviewed by Sherrie Dotson, PMP (USA)

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Recent News

Earned Schedule 20th Anniversary Special FREE Event

PM World renews strategic alliance with ISIPM in Italy

Early Registration Open for 15th UT Dallas Project Management Symposium in May 2023

Project sponsor efficiency and project success

Projects in Sustainability – Project Management Forum 2023, Lugano

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

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

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