Modern Project Management

(ISSN: 2317-3963)

IT Project Managers’ Team Role and Sense of Coherence – A pilot study in Sweden

Leif Marcusson
Linnaeus University, Sweden Sweden


The project manager’s team role and sense of coherence can significantly influence the project role. A pilot study was conducted by a web survey; 35 IT project managers from Swedish public authorities participated. Questionaries’ from Belbin’s and Antonovsky’s books was used for the web survey. Research findings showed that Belbin’s team role shaper was the strongest and implementer was the second strongest. Twelve of the respondents had a strong sense of coherence, 21 had normal, and two had weak.

Keywords: IT project manager, Team Role, Sense of Coherence, Public Service, Belbin, Antonovsky.



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