The relationship between project managers' age, gender, and professional experience on career success: A correlation study

by Sava, Danny C., Jr., Ph.D., CAPELLA UNIVERSITY, 2016, 91 pages; 10075467


Prior research has shown that career success of project managers is affected by age, gender, and professional experience. Other research has concentrated on attributes of the project manager, skill sets, knowledge, and competence of projects. Successful project managers meet the description within the Project Implementation Profile (PIP) instrument. This quantitative study investigated the relationship between project manager career success and project managers' age, gender, and professional experience. The variables and career success were operationalized by using Pinto and Slevin's PIP instrument. Pearson's correlation coefficient was used to examine the variables and career success. Results indicated that project manager's age, gender, and professional experience did not have a significant impact on career success.

AdviserWerner D. Gottwald
Source TypeDissertation
SubjectsManagement; Gender studies
Publication Number10075467

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