IMPACT OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE ON INDIVIDUAL AND PROJECT TEAM PERFORMANCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS UNDER THE MODERATING ROLE OF TASK INTERDEPENDENCE

Alveena Aziz, Fawad Ahmed, Muhammad F. Aziz, Maria Fayyaz, Nabeel Abid

Abstract


This study explored the impact of emotional intelligence on performance at individual and team levels in Information technology projects. The moderating effect of task interdependence has also been examined amid the relationship of emotional intelligence and individual and project team performances. Data were assembled, by means of questionnaires, from IT firms located in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Convenient sampling technique was applied for data gathering. Two types of questionnaire were disseminated; one for the project managers and other for the project team members. Out of 260 dispatched questionnaires, workable data were of 200 samples. Conclusion of this research could be put forward as emotional intelligence significantly affects the individual and project team performances and task interdependence positively moderates the relationship of emotional intelligence and performance at team level. This study has numerous theoretical and managerial implications.


Keywords


Emotional intelligence, Individual performance, Project team performance, Task interdependence

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.33865/JSSGP.004.01.0179

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