Critical Success Factors for Projects

  • Kumar Neeraj Jha
Part of the Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality book series (TSRQ, volume 23)


The twenty success/failure factors derived in  Chap. 3 have been evaluated for their criticality in influencing the project outcome in terms of performance on schedule, cost, quality, and no-dispute. For the evaluation, data has been collected through a second stage questionnaire survey. For the analysis, multinomial logistic regression (explained briefly in this chapter) has been used. Knowing the project performance to be at a certain performance level it is now possible to identify the most critical factor to focus on for either sustaining the performance or enhancing the performance to a higher level. The analysis has established that the 3C’s (commitment, coordination, and competence) are the key factors for achieving schedule, cost, and quality objectives respectively.The research findings are validated through two fold approach: validation through case study and validation through structured interview. A total of twenty real life cases were studied and the research findings were found to be valid and consistent.


Project Manager Success Factor Multinomial Logistic Regression Schedule Performance Project Participant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz KhasIndia

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