The Effect of High Risk Behavior on Project Success in the Existence of Competency of Project Manager as a Moderator


Syed Farqaleet Kausar Bukhari
Dr. Shahid Iqbal
Ehtasham Ul Haq


Efficient project management is necessary for the success and survival of information technology sector of Pakistan in this rapidly changing technology era. The aim of the study is to check the complex relation among high risk behavior and success of projects in the information technology sector of Pakistan by keeping in place competency of project managers as a moderator. Consideration of efficient project management and rapidly technological changes is necessary for success of information technology sector as this sector is facing worldwide competitiveness and plenty of risk of failure. Instant study contains 330 sample size from information technology sector of Pakistan. Quantitative technique is used in this study. Theoretical framework of this study built on the relationship of high risk behavior, project manager competency and project success of information technology sector of Pakistan.

The core motive of this study is to check the effect of high risk behavior in the projects on the success of information technology sector projects of Pakistan in the existence of competency of project managers as a moderator. Data analysis and findings of this study reflects that there is positive association among high risk behavior and success of information technology projects and competency of projects managers positively enhances this relationship. Both hypothesis of the study accepted. This study is important for both researchers and practitioners. From researchers’ point of view, it opens more avenues for further research and for practitioners it gave recommendations for enhancement of the success of the projects that ultimately leads to success of that organization.


How to Cite
Kausar Bukhari, F., Iqbal, S. and Ehtasham 2024. The Effect of High Risk Behavior on Project Success in the Existence of Competency of Project Manager as a Moderator. Journal of Policy Research. 10, 1 (Mar. 2024), 12–17. DOI:


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