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Massimo Pirozzi

Principal Project Manager and Consultant, Lecturer, Educator
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Massimo Pirozzi, MSc cum laude, Principal Project Manager and Consultant, Lecturer, Educator. He is the International Correspondent in Italy for the PM World Journal, and a Member of the Executive Board in Istituto Italiano di Project Management. He is certified as a Professional Project Manager, as an Information Security Management Systems Lead Auditor, and as an International Mediator. He is registered as an Expert both of the European Commission, and of Italian Public Administrations.

Biography

I am a Principal Project Manager and Consultant, a Lecturer, an Educator. I am the International Correspondent in Italy for the PM World Journal. I am also a Member and the Secretary of the Executive Board, a Member of the Scientific Committee, and an Accredited Master Teacher, of the Istituto Italiano di Project Management (Italian Institute of Project Management). I am certified as a Professional Project Manager, as an Information Security Management Systems Lead Auditor, and as an International Mediator. I am registered as an Expert both of the European Commission, and of Italian Public Administrations. I received both the 2019 PM World Journal Editor’s Choice Award for my featured paper "Stakeholders, who are they?"  – that has been extracted from the first chapter of my book – and the 2018 PM World Journal Editor’s Choice Award for my featured paper “The Stakeholder Management Perspective to Increase the Success Rate of Complex Projects”. I received also the 2019 PM World Journal Editor’s Choice Award as an International Correspondent for one of my Reports from Italy. I also got International acknowledgements by Russell D. Archibald, a globally-recognized author, consultant and lecturer on project management, and by Alan Stretton, one of the pioneers of modern project management. I have recently been recognized  by Project Management Institute as a Contributor and Reviewer of The PMBOK® Guide - Seventh Edition.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    I am a a Researcher, a Lecturer, and an Author about Stakeholder Management, Relationship Management, and Complex Projects Management; in particular, I am the Author of the Book “The Stakeholder Perspective: Relationship Management to Increase Value and Success Rates of Projects”, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, October 2019.  I have a wide experience in managing large and complex projects in national and international contexts, and in managing relations with public and private organizations, including multinational companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, research institutes, and non-profit organizations. I worked successfully in several sectors, including Defense, Security, Health, Education, Cultural Heritage, Transport, Gaming, and Services to Citizens. I was also, for many years, a Top Manager in ICT Industry, and an Adjunct Professor in Organizational Psychology.

Personal Interests

    Project Management, Stakeholders, Relationship Management, Effective Communication, Integrating Rational and Relational Approaches, Facing and Solving Complexity

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - The Stakeholder Perspective - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

PM World Journal

Stakeholders, who are they?


Published: Oct 08, 2019 by PM World Journal
Authors: Massimo Pirozzi
Subjects: Business & Management

This paper focuses on stakeholders, and on their importance with respect to projects. At first, the origin and the history of this word help to understand the complexity of this role. Then, the centrality of stakeholders, , is demonstrated. Then, an accurate overview about all different project stakeholders is made. Finally, the concepts of importance both of stakeholder relationships and of stakeholder management are introduced.

PM World Journal

The Stakeholder Management Perspective to Increase the Success Rate of Complex Projects


Published: Jan 08, 2018 by PM World Journal
Authors: Massimo Pirozzi
Subjects: Business & Management

At first, projects are classified on the basis of their complexity. Then, stakeholder management perspective is shown as a Critical Success Factor. Then, managing value in complicated and in complex projects by using appropriate Key Performance Indicators is presented, and effective stakeholder management is demonstrated to be a powerful way to increase the projects' success rate.

PM World Journal

The Stakeholder Perspective


Published: Jun 08, 2017 by PM World Journal
Authors: Massimo Pirozzi
Subjects: Business & Management

After an overview on stakeholders' domain, their centrality with respect to both projects and project management is demonstrated, and the value of stakeholder relations is described in detail. An innovative behavioral model is then proposed for the purpose of drastically reduce the complexity of stakeholder domain, and managing effectively stakeholder network is demonstrated as essential in project management.

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Videos

The Stakeholder Perspective in Project Management

Published: Jul 30, 2020

The Stakeholder Perspective is an innovative, people centered approach to increase value and success rates of projects. The video includes an overview of immediately applicable techniques for stakeholder identification, analysis of stakeholder requirements and expectations, and management of stakeholder relationships.

Stakeholder Perspective in Project Management: an effective innovativeness

Published: Oct 26, 2018

The Stakeholder Perspective for the Value Generation

Published: Oct 24, 2017