Impact of Project Management Success Factors: A Case of Pakistani Private Sector

Muhammad Imran Majeed, Sahar Munir


Project Management is considered to be important for any project. Past studies have identified various success factors, which are vital for any project. Moreover, these factors vary on the base of countries, culture, size, sector etc. However, there is absence of literature on work done on the private sector of Pakistan on the other hand a work is done on the public sector in this country. The study purposed to find out the relation in-between project success factors and project success criteria. This study also finds out what project success factors have more impact on project success criteria. To look into this relationship researcher conducted a study between three private sectors, FMCG (Fast-moving consumer goods), Banking, and Telecom of Pakistan. The study was meant to collect the responses from these sector and applied analysis to check which factor has more impact on defined success criteria. The researcher received 297 responses from 1000 survey questionnaire in which 287 responses are fully involved in this research. The main findings of the research carried out were that technical task carried most important factor for private sector of Pakistan. Project management competence was of less importance whereas top management support and financial and technical control had least significance. The rest of the four factors had little or no impact on the success criteria.

Keywords: Project success factors, Project success criteria, Pakistan, Private sector

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