New This Month — October 2018

Papers — A review of Barbara A. Davis's book Mastering Organizational Change and the inevitable challenges involved.

Guests — In Humanizing Work Through Projects, Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez theorizes that "projects" will take the place of "work".

Musings — In The meaning of project success, the reason why the issue of sustainability should not be included in the project manager's remit.

Editor's Note — This home page format revised to better suit small screens.


At-A-Glance

Issacons (Issues and Considerations) are sets of slides providing summary information for specific questions associated with particular PM topics. Designed to save hours of searching yet more detailed than a plain bulleted list.

PM Glossary (version 5.5) is a comparative glossary showing how common terms mean different things to different people. The revised version 6.1, sorted into different PM disciplines and industry sectors, is available for sale.

Papers & Books are thought-provoking and valuable insights into project management and include numerous book reviews. You will also find information about books that I have written or co-authored from time to time.

Max's Musings are brief thoughts on various project management topics.

Guest Articles contain articles on particular PM topics contributed to this site by a wide range of other authors.

Click on the links above to see the most recent additions.


Other Areas and Interests

Project Management 101

Project Management 101 is a fun edutoon series on project management — things you should know but may have forgotten.

The Wideman Education Foundation ("WEF") is a registered Canadian charity. We run project competitions providing experience in basic project management skills for high school students and undergrads in Toronto and Vancouver. For more information, and how you can help, please contact me. Donations are invited (tax-exempt in Canada).

Management Framework for Project, Program and Portfolio Integration expands on my original well‑known book A Framework for Project and Program Management Integration published by the Project Management Institute.
Paperback $45 USD or Digital $7.99 USD

The Wideman Comparative Glossary of Project Management Terms: Access to version 5.5 is available free on this site. Version 6.1, greatly expanded and sorted for different PM disciplines and industry sectors are available for sale. Contact me for more information.


About Max is a brief biography outlining my professional career, some personal history, and even a little trivia about me.

P.Eng.
FCSCE, FEIC, FICE, PPMI, FCMI

Project management tip of the month
The dangerous strategy principle:
Never try jumping a chasm in two leaps.

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Site last updated — September 16, 2018


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