Volume VII, Issue 1 – January 2018

In This Edition

Global Citizens, Project Earth Revisited (again), Solving Global Problems and… Welcome to the January 2018 PMWJ
By David Pells, Managing Editor

Featured Papers

Project Management Profession: A Critical Competency for Delivery of Infrastructure Projects in Zimbabwe
By Tororiro Isaac Chaza (Zimbabwe)

Relating causes of project failure to an organizational strategic business framework
By Alan Stretton (Australia)

The Stakeholder Management Perspective to increase the Success Rate of Complex Projects
By Massimo Pirozzi (Italy)

PMI’s Models of Project Management Knowledge – Life Cycles, Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
By Crispin (“Kik”) Piney (France)

Heuristics and Biases in Project Management
By Lev Virine, PhD, Michael Trumper, Eugenia Virine (Canada)

Elements of the Mathematical Theory of Human Systems, Part II: Structural Mathematical Models of the Life of Humans based on the Method of State Equations
By Pavel Barseghyan, PhD (Armenia / USA)

Appraising the Present State and Challenges of Construction Site Communication in Nigeria
By Nathan N. Agu, Stanley C. Ugochukwu, Fidelis O. Ezeokoli, Uchenna O Ajatar (Nigeria)

How the SMART Sustainability Model is Transforming Business
By Mark Reeson (UK / KSA)

A comparison Between 8 Common Cost Forecasting Methods
By Stephen J.C. Paterson (Thailand)

Mortgage Financing for Housing Delivery in Nigeria: The Governmental Role in Development of an Effective Mortgage Market
By Arc. Dr. Felix Osita Ikekpeazu (Nigeria)

Comparison of Construction Delay Analysis Methods
By Abid Tabassum, Umair Abid, Ardalan Honarmand (Canada)

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Series Articles

Why culture really matters: The hidden perils of acculturation (Intro to Advances in Project Management article)
By Prof Darren Dalcher, PhD (UK)

Developing a Culture of Partnership between Project Management and Change Management (Advances in Project Management)
By Gabrielle O’Donovan (Ireland)

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Advisory Articles

Revisit of Reference Class Forecasting (RCF): Estimating Costs of Infrastructure Projects
By Dr. Clifford Gray (USA)

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Commentary Articles

Experience of Handling a Team
By Anil Seth (India)

Look to 2018: Project Management Trends
By PM Thought Leaders from Around the World (Courtesy of PMR China)

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Student Papers

Is Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management (CIAM) a Myth?
By Victor Labrousse, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France

What are the Cultural Impacts on a Contract Negotiation?
By Marie Lanvin, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Hosted Fundraising Event: How to secure your funds
By Christelle Leonetti, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

How can managing change in construction projects improve productivity?
By Ferdinand Huc, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Best Resolutions for Construction Contractual Disputes
By Jad Karakira, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Freelance Web Developer: How to be Well Protected?
By Lucas Louf, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

Handling Conflicts in Performing Art Co-Productions: A Managerial Challenge for Contractors
By Marine Kuhn, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Comparison of Contractual Payment Terms and Conditions
By Lore Paganet, SKEMA Business School, Paris (France)

Engineering Consulting – The new golden era?
By Lucien Rock, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

What is the challenge for real estate purchasing?
By Clémence Simon, SKEMA Business School, Lille (France)

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Updates from Project Management Association Finland, PMI Finland Chapter, Finland Centennial, Updates on Major Projects around Finland (Finland Project Management Roundup)
By Dr. Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

Learning by projects, the reform of high school education in Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires – English & Spanish)
By Cecilia Boggi, PMP (Argentina)

Looking Back and Looking Forward at Projects and Project Management in UK (UK Project Management Roundup)
By Miles Shepherd (UK)

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Book Reviews

Off the Beaten Path: A Project Management Field Guide (CreateSpace)
By Nicholas James Errico (USA)
Reviewed by Marta B. Santos, PhD (USA)

Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration and Make Work Exciting Again (AMACOM)
By Scott Mautz
Reviewed by Binny Malik (USA)

Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and Head Office (CRC Press / Taylor and Francis)
By Vimal Kumar Khanna
Reviewed by Masood Said, PMP (Pakistan)

Improving Executive Sponsorship of Projects: A Holistic Approach (Business Expert Press)
By Dawne E. Chandler and Payson Hall
Reviewed by Mats Malmstrom (Sweden / USA)

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Second Editions

Clean Water as a Human Right: Implications for Project Management
By David L. Pells (USA)

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