Thisstudy is investigating the effects of project quality, project risk and project governance on project performance. Moreover, this study investigatesthe moderation effect of project leadership on these relationships. Data is collected from 354 respondents of software houses and structural equation modeling (SEM) technique is utilized for data analysis. Results suggest that project quality, project risk and project leadership have positive significant impact on project performance while project governance does not have significant impact on project performance. Significant moderation effect of project leadership on the relationship between project quality and project performance is proved but project leadership has no moderation effect on the relationship between project governance, project risk and project performance. The findings of the study provide significant insights forsoftware houses ofPakistan to formulate strategies in order to develop a governance framework and enhance project performance in IT project management.
Haq, Saif Ul; Liang, Changyong; Gu, Dongxiao; and Ma, Yinchao, "Understanding the Determinantsof Project Performance: Empirical Evidencesfrom Software Houses of Pakistan" (2016). WHICEB 2016 Proceedings. 8.