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Emotional Intelligence and Project Management in ICT Industry in Latvia

New paper by Latvijas Mobilais Telefons leaders summarize research results and point to importance of EI for more effective ICT project management

17 July 2015 – Dallas, TX, USA and Riga, Latvia – “Emotional Intelligence and Project Management in ICT Industry in Latvia” is a paper by Dr. Juris Binde, Dr. Vita Zvirbule, Ms. Zane Demjanova, and Ms. Ilze Saulite of Latvijas Mobilais Telefons, Ltd. in Riga. Their paper, originally presented at the 4th Scientific Conference on Project Management in the Baltic States at the University of Latvia in April 2015, was republished in the July edition of the PM World Journal and has been added to the PM World Library.

According to the paper’s introduction, “Although emotional intelligence (EI) is recognized as a significant soft skill, among others, in project management, it still remains essentially underexplored in information and communications technologies (ICT) project management in Latvia. Hence, the aim of this paper is to examine the relevance of project manager’s EI to improve project performance in the Latvian ICT industry… Research results show a significant relevance of EI factors in project performance in ICT projects…”

140609-PMWL-Logo-125-01To read this paper, go to the Dr. Binde’s author showcase at and click on the title. Access is free, but must be a logged-in library member to access after 10 August 2015.