Can Time Pressure and Personality Make any Sense together in Software Engineering?
Ruqaya Gilal1, Mazni Omar2, Abdul Rehman Gilal3, Mawarny Md Rejab4, Ahmed Waqas5, Kamal Imran Mohd Sharif6

1Ruqaya Gilal, School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia
2Mazni Omar*, School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia
3Abdul Rehman Gilal, Department of Computer Science, Sukkur IBA University, Pakistan
4Mawarny Md Rejab, School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia
5Ahmed Waqas, Department of Computer Science, Sukkur IBA University, Pakistan
6Kamal Imran Mohd Sharif1 , School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia

Manuscript received on October 18, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 22 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 1071-1075 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: A4287119119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.A4287.119119
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Abstract: Nowadays, software development failure has become a very serious problem. Inaccurate time estimation is one of the major causes of the software development failure. Inaccurate time estimation mostly creates time pressure that causes several negative impacts on software developers’ mental and physical health. The past studies had also believed that burnouts and job turnover problems happened due to time pressure. Therefore, the objective of this study is to explore time pressure with human behavior to see if they can make any relation. By this way, one can explore the hidden patterns between time pressure and human behavior in software engineering. In order to carry out the study, personality and time pressure studies are explored in general to see if past studies had ever made any space for software domain. Moreover, based on the limited selected studies, the literature review identifies that several authors had correlated the time pressure with personality. Unfortunately, time pressure and software developer personality are not specifically studied together in software engineering. For that reason, this study leaves some recommendations for researchers to contribute in the very topic to make software development better.
Keywords: Time Pressure, Software Engineering, Personality, Gender
Scope of the Article: Systems and Software Engineering