Software Professionals' Personality Traits and Software Team Performance

Published: 17 August 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/8sp334xxz7.1
Arjumand Soomro


The provided dataset contains valuable information collected from 93 participants in a study focused on the relationships between personality traits and software team performance. The dataset comprises responses from individuals who are part of software development teams. It includes scores related to specific constructs, namely "Machiavellianism," "Narcissism," "Psychopathy," "Extraversion," "Conscientiousness," "Intellect," "Agreeableness," "Emotional Stability," and "Software Team Performance."


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Two distinct sets of measures were employed to assess personality traits and software team performance. The Dark Triad scale was utilized to measure the Dark Triad traits, namely Machiavellianism, Narcissism, and Psychopathy. Additionally, the IPIP inventory was employed to evaluate the Big Five Personality traits, including Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect. The construct of Software Team Performance was gauged using the Team-Rated performance scale . A web based questionnaire is used to gather data from software professionals


Software Engineering, Personality Trait