Impact of Project Leadership on Project Success: Mediated by Project Governance and Moderated by Goal Clarity


  • Syeda Muniba Ali Iqra University, Karachi
  • Fawad Waseem Iqra University, Karachi
  • Hafiz Zeeshan Anjum Master of Science in Software Engineering NUST Islamabad
  • Rana Muhammad Zahid Hafeez Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.



Project management, project leader, project success, project governance, goal clarity


This study investigates the connections between project leadership, governance, goal clarity, and project success in Pakistan's Civil Engineering (Private) sector. Data was collected from employees using a quantitative approach. A questionnaire was distributed to gather information on project governance, goal clarity, and project success. The results showed a strong relationship between project leadership and project success, with a robust governance framework impacting project leadership effectiveness. Goal clarity moderated the relationship, emphasising the importance of well-defined objectives. The study emphasises the critical role of project leadership in Pakistan's civil engineering sector, emphasising the importance of solid project management frameworks and clear objectives. This information is crucial for organisations and project managers seeking to improve project performance in the dynamic environment of Pakistani civil engineering projects.


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How to Cite

Ali, S. M., Waseem, F., Anjum, H. Z., & Hafeez , R. M. Z. (2023). Impact of Project Leadership on Project Success: Mediated by Project Governance and Moderated by Goal Clarity. Journal of Financial Technologies (Fintech), Inclusion and Sustainability, 2(1), 1–18.