Our review approach


AIPMO, as a PMO influencer, conducts objective and principle-based book reviews to support its commitment to community building and knowledge sharing. By adhering to fundamental principles, AIPMO carries out insightful analysis of books, contributing to the quality and reliability of its reviews and fostering a deeper understanding of the reviewed material.

How we craft our reviews

AIPMO has implemented a detailed evaluation on a 10-point scale.

Detailed reviews enable examination of the content, structure, and overall merit of the publication. 

In crafting a compelling book review, adherence to fundamental principles is essential. AIPMO book reviewers follow these principles to provide a thorough and insightful analysis to enhance the quality and reliability of their reviews, contributing to a deeper understanding of the reviewed material.

  • Objectivity: Promotes an impartial and fair evaluation, focusing on the book’s merits without personal bias.
  • Clarity: Facilitates reader comprehension through clear and articulate expression of thoughts and perspectives.
  • Credibility: Upholds trust by providing honest, well-founded critiques, enhancing the reliability of the review.
  • Integrity: Maintains ethical standards, aligning the review with genuine opinions and principles.
  • Utility: Offers practical value by guiding potential readers on the book’s suitability for their preferences.
  • Insightful: Adds depth to the review, providing nuanced perspectives on themes and narrative elements.
  • Relevance: Places the book within broader literary or societal contexts, emphasizing its significance.
  • Comprehensiveness: Delivers a well-rounded evaluation by covering various aspects of the book.
  • Quality: Assesses the overall standard, considering writing style, plot development, and character portrayal.
  • Continuous Improvement:  Aims to consistently enhance reviewing skills by actively seeking feedback and learning from each review experience.

10-Point Scale

10-point evaluation, examining content, structure, and overall merit. It offers readers a comprehensive understanding, giving them valuable insights into the essence and quality of the book.

This category evaluates the book’s physical and digital presentation, including binding, paper quality, typography, and use of color. It assesses the book’s format across different media for its impact on reader engagement.

This category considers the book’s content in relation to current trends and its ability to offer timely insights. It assesses whether the content has universal applicability or is tailored to specific regions.

This category analyzes how well the author presents ideas and structures content, making it accessible and understandable to the intended audience.

This category evaluates the practical application of the book’s content in real-world settings or within its professional field.

This category determines the uniqueness of the content, the new perspectives it introduces, and its contribution to existing knowledge or practice in the field.

This category reviews the integration and relevance of case studies or examples used to illustrate key points and support the book’s arguments.

This category evaluates the author’s expertise, qualifications, and reputation in their field, both nationally and internationally. It also examines the reliability of the book’s information and the credibility of the sources referenced. This assessment is important for establishing the book’s authority and trustworthiness.

This category evaluates the book’s influence on personal growth by considering its educational value, discussion value, and direct impact on individual development, encouraging self-reflection and practical pathways to personal development.

This category critiques the thoroughness, accuracy, and relevance of the book’s research, citations, and references.

This category assesses the clarity, integration, and contribution of visual elements (including tables and graphics) to the understanding of the book’s content and their role in enhancing reader engagement.