M. Kuutila, M. V. Mantyla, U. Farooq and M. Claes, "What Do We Know About Time Pressure in Software Development?," in IEEE Software, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 32-38, Sept.-Oct. 2021, doi: 10.1109/MS.2020.3020784
What do we know about time pressure in software development?
|Author:||Kuutila, Miikka1; Mäntylä, Mika1; Farooq, Umar1;|
1ITEE/M3S, Oulun Yliopisto, Oulu, Oulun lääni, Finland
|Online Access:||PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.4 MB)|
|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe202101121565
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,
|Publish Date:|| 2021-01-12
Time Pressure means that time experienced by an individual is scarce in relation to the task demands at hand. In this article, we summarize findings and provide practitioner takeaways based on a systematic review of existing literature. We find that most empirical evidence supports reduced quality, increased productivity, and negative effects on individuals under time pressure. Time pressure is caused by company culture, poor effort estimates, and project management. The effects of time pressure can be explained by Challenge and Hindrance time pressure, the Yerkes-Dodson Law and The Job Demands-Resources model. Finally we conclude the article by giving practitioner takeaways related to minimizing the negative effects of time pressure.
|Pages:||32 - 38|
|Type of Publication:||
A2 Review article in a scientific journal
|Field of Science:||
113 Computer and information sciences
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