Volume XIII, Issue III – March 2024

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Welcome to the March 2024 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor (USA)

Letters to the Editor

On the Subject of Customer-oriented project management
By Owen Podger (Bali, Indonesia)


James O. Snyder, PMI Founder: 1926-2024
Jim Synder’s Obituary


A Skilled Workforce can Deliver Successful Projects and Business Outcomes, Interview with Sierra Hampton-Simmons, VP Certification, PMI
By Yasmina Khelifi (France)

Interview with Rich Maltzman and Jim Stewart, Authors of Great Meetings Build Great Teams: A Guide for Project Leaders and Agilists
By Ipek Sahra Ozguler (Turkey)

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Featured Papers

Assessment of Factors Affecting Building Contractors Selection in Edu State Nigeria
By Osazuwa Edosa Mark and Adigwe Chukwuemeka (Nigeria)

Mastering Chaos: How Successful Project Managers Overcome Challenges in the Digital Workspace
By Devin Mahoney and Ivan Milovidov (USA)

Modularization in the Gas Processing Facilities
By Hamad Essa Aldossary (Saudi Arabia)

Adequate housing provision and challenges of enforcement of minimum standards and setbacks in Oyo community
By M.O. Joel and C.O. Ifediora (Nigeria)

Developing a Standardized, Multidimensional WBS/CBS Coding Structure for Storage Tanks
By Ivan Pradibta (Indonesia)

Classifying project management customers: Representing their interests/needs in relevant project processes
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: A project management perspective
By Raju Rao (India)

Introducing Project Management Frameworks & Methodology
By Prof. Dr. M.F. HARAKE (France)

Exploration of Project Cost Management Challenges Based on Process Approach
By Dr Boris Titarenko and Dr. Roman Titarenko (Russia/China)

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Series Articles

Future-Ready Hospitals: The Intersection of Healthcare AI and Project Management for CEOs and Hospital Administrators (Future of Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence (AI))
By Dr. Deepa Bhide (India)

Public project success factors (Let’s Talk About Public Projects)
By Stanislaw Gasik, PhD (Poland)

You Want to “Go Agile”? Think Twice—Balance Matters! (Project Business Management)
By Oliver Lehmann (Germany)

Assessing Risk Management Capability: A brief guide (Practical Project Risk Management)
By Martin Hopkinson (UK)

Benefits management for programmes, projects, and other related work (Implementing BS202002: Benefits Management in Programs, Projects & Portoflios)
By Dr. Hugo Minney (UK)

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Advisory Articles

The eight components of Project Risk Intelligence
By Dr. Robert Chapman (UK)

Is your project sponsor making you angry?
By Yogi Schulz (Canada)

What Makes an Effective Portfolio Manager?
By Jeff Oltmann (USA)

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Origin of the Integrated Baseline Review
By Wayne Abba (USA)

Unlearning – An essential power skill to develop as a Project Manager
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain) and Randall Englund (USA)

New Research to Explore the Convergence of Methodologies in Project Management
By Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez (Belgium)

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Launching the 2024 Activities from the Project Management Communities’ Associations in Italy (Project Management Update from Rome)
By Alessandro Quagliarini (Italy)

Project Management & PMO Strategy for Startup Ecosystem; Upcoming events: PMO Insights with Dr. Gunjan R Malhotra (Update from PMO Global Alliance India Hub)
By Sri Sudharshan M (India)

Editeca collaborates with AEDIP, The PMI Madrid Chapter continues promoting some Project Management activities (Project Management Update from Madrid)
By Alfonso Bucero (Spain)

Updates about Association of Project Professionals Finland; PMI Finland Chapter; Raide-Jokeri light rail project; Kruunusillat [Crown Bridges] projects (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Good News (Dementia Research, Project Funding), BREXIT, Infrastructure Projects (HS2, Airports, Stonehenge), Energy Projects (Wind Farms, Energy Planning, New Technology Projects), Closing Remarks (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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Second Editions

Managing projects & making decisions under uncertainty in a cross-cultural environment
By Gauranga Deka (USA)

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Book Reviews

Open Talent: Leveraging the Global Workforce to Solve Your Biggest Challenges (HBR Press)
By John Winsor & Jin H. Paik
Reviewed by Christa Ward, PMP (USA)

Implementing Program Management: Templates and Forms Aligned with the Standard for Program Management – Second Edition (CRC Press)
By Ginger Levin and Allen R. Green
Reviewed by Muhammad Danish Ali, PMP (USA)

Situational Sponsorship of Projects and Programs: An Empirical Review (PMI)
By Lynn Crawford, PhD; Terry Cooke-Davies, PhD; Brian Hobbs, PhD; Les Labuschagne, D.Com; Kaye Remington, PhD; Ping Chen, PhD
Reviewed by Jemillatu I. Lewally, PMP (USA)

Managing Business Projects: The Essentials (CRC Press)
By Frank Einhorn
Reviewed by Kevin Dorsey, PMP (USA)

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Recent News

BREATHE in the AIR: EVA30 Last Call for Tickets – 18 April in London

Martin Madiba Ebongue appointed PMWJ Correspondent in Cameroon

Dr. Stanislaw Gasik appointed PMWJ Honorary Industry Advisor

Water crises threaten world peace

Michel Thiry, PhD, PMI Fellow appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor

Tim Jaques Elected President of Prestigious International Project Management Association-USA

33 new works added to PM World Library in March

Early Registration ends soon for 16th UT Dallas Project Management Symposium in May 2024

Team Productivity: How Can Artificial Intelligence Most Effectively Support Teamwork?

Ukraine: Restoring scientific infrastructure will cost over $1.26 billion (UNESCO)

Digital Project Practice for Banking and FinTech

Work Location Does Not Impact Effectiveness of Project Performance: PMI Pulse of the Profession 2024 report released

PM World announces strategic cooperation with PMI Dallas Chapter

Prof Rodney Turner appointed PMWJ Honorary Global Advisor in UK

Ameena Haq joins PMWL research team in Pakistan

In Memoriam: James R. Snyder, PMI Founder: 1938-2024

Invitation to Participate in Survey on Hybrid Project Management

GAPPS Thought Leadership Forum #60: Project Complexity and Capability – 2-3 May 2024 Online