CRITICAL FACTORS INFLUENCING PROJECT SUCCESS INPLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECT ORGANIZATIONS IN ETHIOPIA
The purpose of the study was to analyze factors affecting project success in case of South Gondar Zone. This study was carried out through qualitative and quantitative approach to analyze the response from the sample respondents. For the study descriptive and explanatory research design was employed. Furthermore, both primary and secondary data sources were used. In order to collect the necessary data questionnaire and interview was used. The target population of this study was professionals at project organization, consultants and contractors, planning workers and managers, finance and economic development employees and managers of South Gondar Zone. To this end, 112 respondents were taken as a sample for this study and to get them purposive and simple random sampling was used. Variables such as communication factors, team factors, technical factors, organizational factors, environmental factors were taken as independent variables and project success dependent variable. To check the correlations that exist among variables Pearson correlation was done. Multiple regressions were employed to examine the influence of predictors over the outcome variable. Furthermore As evidenced by this study, technical factors, team factors, and communication factors and environmental factors the major factors that affected the project success of the study area.
communication, team, technical, organization, environment, project success