The Role of Knowledge-Oriented Leadership and Team Creativity in ERP Project Success


  • Dr. Hafsah Zahur Assistant Professor, Department of Management Sciences, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Iftikhar Ali Ph. D Scholar, Department of Management Studies, Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Momina Gul MS Scholar, Department of Management Studies, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan


Enterprise Resource Planning, Knowledge-Oriented Leadership, Project Success, Team Creativity


The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of knowledge-oriented leadership on the enterprise resource planning project success (PS) through mediating the role of team creativity in the software industry. Through quantitative research methodology and AMOS software, this research work collected a survey questionnaire from 374 participants from the software industry of Pakistan. Findings show that knowledge-oriented leadership is significant and positively related to enterprise resource planning PS. Results also verified that knowledge-oriented leadership has a significant effect on team creativity. Finally, the current study also confirms that team creativity significantly mediates the linkage between project manager knowledge-oriented leadership style and enterprise resource planning PS. This research work extent the knowledge on leadership and enterprise resource planning by investigating how knowledge oriented leadership effects enterprise resource planning PS through team creativity. This research work finds that knowledge oriented leadership enhance team creativity and ultimately effects enterprise resource planning PS.





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Zahur, H., Iftikhar Ali, M., & Gul, M. (2022). The Role of Knowledge-Oriented Leadership and Team Creativity in ERP Project Success. Pakistan Social Sciences Review, 6(2), 721–732. Retrieved from