Critical Factors Influencing the Project Success in Pakistan

Aqeel Ahmad, Muhammad Sehail Younis, Naveed Ahmad, Naveed Anwar


The objective of the current study is to analyze the importance of critical success factors with overall project success in the public sector of Pakistan. There are many factors which can influence the project success however the study focusing on soundness of business and workforce (SBW), planning & control (PC), quality performance (QP) and past performance (PP). In this study it’s reflected that major critical success factors can enhance the success of the project in the public sector of Pakistan. Based on the survey data collected the study founds, that there is a significant relationship among other critical success factors with overall project success. Among all the factors the planning and control is considered the highest relationship with overall project success. Furthermore, as perceived by the respondents there is significant evidence in general that the critical success factors in planning commission of Pakistan are below the average level and there is a vast scope to improve further. It is also concluded that the past performance in public sector organizations are lacking and need to improve further. Finally, the adapted model suggested that overall project success significantly relies on planning and control, soundness of business and workforce, and quality performance of the project.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3p815

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