Electrical and Computer Engineering Publications

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2014

Journal

International Journal of Information Systems and Social Changes

Volume

5

Issue

3

First Page

74

URL with Digital Object Identifier

10.4018/ijissc.2014070106

Last Page

78

Abstract

Studies related to human aspects in software engineering (SE) have been performed from different perspectives. These perspectives include the study of human factors in different phases of software life cycle, effect of team performance in software development, how can a personality trait suit a particular task, and about some other miscellaneous issues. This research work aims to establish personality profiles of Pakistani software engineers using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) instrument. In this survey, we have collected personality profiles of 110 software engineers. Moreover, their preferences of software quality attributes have also been collected. Analysis of the study shows that the most prominent personality type is a combination of introversion, sensing, thinking and judging. Investigative results indicate that most of the software engineers consider usability and functionality as the most important software quality attributes.

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