Volume XII, Issue II – February 2023

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


Becoming responsible: Rethinking projects for our modern age, Interview with Darren Dalcher, Author, Professor, Director, National Centre for Project Management, Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster (UK)
 By PMWJ Editors

How To Have a Business Continuity Management System (ISO 22301) using PMI Methodology, Interview with Hakan Kantas, Business Continuity Director, Halkbank AS, Istanbul (Turkey)
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

Knowledge, Networking and Social Impact! Interview with Ricardo Naciff, President of PMI France Chapter, The Project Group, Lyon (France)
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

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Featured Papers

Decrypting the DNA of Megaprojects: A Model-based Management Approach using the Viable System Model (VSM)
By Michael Frahm (Germany) and Dr. Martin Pfiffner (Switzerland)

Effectively managing negative and neutral stakeholders: a critical challenge
By Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)

Scheduling Challenges in Agile & Distributed Projects
By Patrick Weaver (Australia)

Pracademic Program Leadership: The Firefighter’s Guide to Planning Success
By Dr. Dale S. Deardorff (USA)

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Student Papers

“Project Managing” Your Best-Choice University Using Multi-Attribute Decision-Making (MADM)
By Zavier Naafi Rahmansyah (Indonesia)

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Series Articles

An Industry Perspective (Healthcare and Project Management)
By Dr. Deepa Bhide (India)

On Public Programs (Let’s talk about public projects)
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

Agile management products (Sensemaking in the Agile Forest)
By Henny Portman (The Netherlands)

Probability-Impact Matrices: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Getting Ideas: Nominal Group Technique (NGT) and Affinity Clustering (Quick Tips for Team Leaders)
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

Effective Project Leadership – Enhancing Project Team Competency and Effectiveness in a VUCA World (Positive Leadership in Project Management)
By Frank Saladis (USA)

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Advisory Articles

Project Outcomes & The Project Evaluation Process: A Trenchant Tool for Today’s Project Management Practitioners
By Dr. Kenneth Smith (USA/The Philippines)

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Some expanded perspectives on project management involvement in the “fuzzy front ends” of projects
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

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Good News, Artificial Intelligence and Projects in the World of Conservation (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

Latest 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 Chapter and Institute of Change Management (HUCMI) Agreement (Project Management Update from Madrid – English & Spanish versions)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

New PMO Qualifications Launched; New Survey Report from PMO Squad (Update from the House of PMO)
By Lindsay Scott (UK)

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Second Editions

Role, Challenges and Limitations of Communications in Project Stakeholder Management and Engagement
By Aurangzeb Z. Khan, PhD (Pakistan), Miroslaw Skibniewski, PhD (USA) and John H. Cable (USA)

Teams of Teams: The New Organizational Reality for Program and Project Management
By David L. Pells (USA)

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Book Reviews

Systems Engineering for Projects: Achieving Positive Outcomes in a Complex World (CRC Press)
By Lory Mitchell Wingate
Reviewed by Marc Crotty (USA)

Rethinking Project Management for a Dynamic and Digital World (Routledge)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)
Reviewed by Gauranga Deka, PMP (USA)

Leading Complex Projects (Gower/Routledge)
By Kaye Remington
Reviewed by Amalia Quintero, PMP (USA)

Next-Level Negotiating (HBR Women at Work Series)
By Amy Gallo, Deborah M. Kolb, Suzanne de Janasz, and Deepa Purushothaman
Reviewed by Dora Jara, PMP (USA)

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Recent News

Free Webinar: How AI Will Transform Project Management

Keynote Speakers announced for 11th IPMA Research Conference in Nanjing, China

Getting Projects Done in Organizations – GAPPS Virtual Thought Leadership Forum March 21-22

How AI Will Transform Project Management ?

Dr. Aurangzeb Khan in Pakistan appointed PMWJ Honorary Academic Advisor

26 new works added to PM World Library

The Handbook of Integrated Business and Project Management, Volumes 1 and 2

PMO India Conference & Awards Ceremony

Wideman PM Website updates announced for February 2023

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

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