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In This Edition

Welcome to the September 2016 Edition of the PM World Journal and Buy your Team a Lunch By David Pells, Managing Editor

Letters to the Editor

On the subject of the Editor’s monthly Welcome article By Chris Bragg (Bahrain)

Featured Interview

Interview with Nukhet Hayriye Akinci Gokaltay By İpek Sahra Özgüler (Turkey)

Featured Papers

Successful Program Delivery Starts Long Before the Program Does – Part 3 By Frank Parth (USA)

Developing Multi–Attributes Portfolio Selection Model For Downstream Oil & Gas Projects By Rico Milza, CCP (Indonesia)

Program management Procedure and Precise Education for Constructing Local Government Greater Operative By Adil Hayat (Pakistan)

Project Control / Project Controller Defined – A Key Word Analysis of Current Job Descriptions as the Basis for Exam and Competency Assessment Scoring Models By Dr Paul D. Giammalvo (Indonesia)

Sustainability as a competence of Project Managers By Gilbert Silvius, PhD (The Netherlands)

Suggestion Box as Tool for Improving Construction Site Health and Safety Performance in Nigeria By Victor Okorie, PhD (Nigeria)

Series Articles

The unspoken role of sponsors, champions, shapers and influencers: Balancing organisational concerns and personal values for effective project and programme initiation (Intro to Advances in Project Management Series article) By Prof Darren Dalcher (UK)

Exercising Agency – Making a Difference in How Projects Are Initiated (Advances in Project Management Series) By Mark E. Mullaly, PhD, PMP (Canada)

Managing project contexts (Series on Project Integration, Interfaces and Context Management) By Alan Stretton (Australia)

Advisory Articles

Effective Employee Engagement to Decrease Projects Complexity By David Tain (Canada)

Scaling Agile Adoption through Local Agile Centers of Excellence By By Eric O’Brien, Rebekah Knapp, Harshad Desai and Kurt Seifert (USA)

Project Leadership: Top 10 Cardinal Principles – Part 2 By Hareshchandra Thakur (India)

Commentary

The Rio Olympics: Explaining the UK’s Impressive Results through Project Management By Prof Marco Sampietro (Italy)

Second Editions

Successful Control of Major Project Budgets By Dr. Steen Lichtenberg (Denmark)

Leveraging Expertise: What Every Project Manager Really Needs to Know about Leadership By By Laszlo A. Retfalvi, P.Eng., PMP, PMI-RMP (Canada)

Leading in Moments of Change, Conflict and Crisis: Employing Emotional Intelligence as a Tool for Agile Scrum Masters and Project Managers By Brian Vanderjack (USA)

The Change Management Implications of Scaling Agile By Danielle Cooper and Darla Gray (USA)

Uncovering All Of The Risks On Your Projects By Paul Burek (USA)

Reports

2016 IPMA Italy National Congress; September event – The Role of the Project Manager in the Production Systems chain; Maire Tecnimont strenghens its presence in Russia and Caspian; Ansaldo Energia awarded contracts in Indonesia; 2016 Global Young Crew Workshop (Project Management Report from Milan) By Luca Cavone (Italy)

Brexit Update; Infrastructure Projects; Government Major Projects Portfolio; Major Projects in the News (UK Project Management Roundup) By Miles Shepherd (United Kingdom)

Olkiluoto 3; Hanhikivi 1, Länsimetro extension, Raide-Jokeri project (Finland Project Management roundup) By Jouko Vaskimo (Finland)

As the year goes, activities of PMI Chapters in Argentina (Project Management Update from Buenos Aires) By Cecilia Boggi (Argentina)

Majlinda Kelmendi makes history; To the heart of the Balkans with National Geographic; Ski slopes in Brezovica (Project Management Update from Prishtina) By Kushtrim Mehmetaj (Kosovo)

Book Review

Visual Six Sigma: Making Data Analysis Lean, 2 nd Edition (Wiley)

By Ian Cox, Marie A. Guadard, Mia L. Stephens Reviewed by Mary E. S. Townsend (USA)

75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees (AMACOM)

By Paul Falcone Reviewed by Jennifer Arroyo, PMP (USA)

Leadership Patterns for Software and Technology Professionals (CreateSpace)

By Matt McBride Reviewed by Eldon Zorinsky, PhD, PMP (USA)

System Engineering Management, Fifth Edition (Wiley)

By Benjamin S. Blanchard and John E. Blyler Reviewed by Edward Raibick (USA)

PMP Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, Third Edition (Sybex/Wiley)

By Kim Heldman, Vanina Mangano, Brett Feddersen Reviewed by Amitha Nag (USA)

News

People News

Prof Christophe Bredillet honored with IPMA 2016 Research Achievement Award

Dr Ofer Zwikael wins IPMA 2016 Research Award

Assylkhan Ziyash in Kazakhstan completes research internship for PM World Library

Bob Kimmons, PMI Fellow: 1926 – 2016

Future Events

APM Governance Conference on 6th October in London

September Women in Project Management Conference in UK

PM Summit Istanbul 2016

Déjà vu rate available for November PM Conference in Johannesburg

APM Project Management Awards November 7 in London

APM Conference in Manchester

Calls for Papers

Call for Papers open for UMD 2017 Project Management Symposium

Call for Papers for IRNOP 2017 at Boston University

Call for Papers on Project Management in Healthcare

Research News

Call for Papers for IRNOP 2017 at Boston University

Prof Christophe Bredillet honored with IPMA 2016 Research Achievement Award

Dr Ofer Zwikael wins IPMA 2016 Research Award

Assylkhan Ziyash in Kazakhstan completes research internship for PM World Library

4th IPMA Research Conference in September

Education News

Wideman Website updates announced for October 2016

30 new works by 33 authors added to PM World Library

Wideman Project Management Website updates announced for September 2016

30 new works by 43 authors added to PM World Library in August

Profession News

PMI announces new Officers and Board of Directors

PMI announces 2016 Award Winners

APM launches Careers Hub in UK

AIPM to recognize PM Qualifications from Other Organizations

APM election season begins in UK

Publishing News

Managing and Working in Project Society wins PMI 2016 Literature Award

The Performance of Projects and Project Management

Capital Projects by Paul Barshop published by Wiley

Directing Agile Change

APM Introduction to Programme Management 2nd edition

Net Present Value and Risk Modelling for Projects

Industry News

PRINCE2 Agile ® Certification now Easier to Obtain

Hill wins $10M program management contract for Amtrak in USA

News from Fascinating Projects & Programs

DOE’s National Synchrotron Light Source II wins PMI Project of the Year Award

SEA-ME-WE 5 undersea fibre-optic mega project in Turkey goes

Blue Line Trolley in San Diego secures $1 Billion from US DoT

SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down

Other News

Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 passed by US House of Representatives

Corruption in Conflict: Lessons from the US Reconstruction Program in Afghanistan

AfDB and JETRO to sign MOU for cooperation on programmes and projects in Africa

Reconstruction Program in Afghanistan ◾ AfDB and JETRO to sign MOU for cooperation on programmes and
Reconstruction Program in Afghanistan ◾ AfDB and JETRO to sign MOU for cooperation on programmes and