Explaination of personnel selection model in private IT companies

Document Type: Research Paper


1 MSc, Information Technology Management, University Of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 PhD Student, Information Technology Management, University Of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


Maintain and enhance the quality of human resources and achieve maximum value from IT industry employees is the most important concern of managers. Most of researches in this area focus on companies’ endeavour to recruiting qualified experts in the IT industry in the next decade. The selection of qualified personnel for organizations which focus on human resouces as a strength, will be a major issue. Therefore, in this study, companies active in the field of information technology as one of the technology companies, have been examined for optimal absorption of manpower. In the present study, multi-criteria decision-making is used. IT active companies are studied in the current research. In order to design the proper employment model of this companies and due to a variety of quantitative and qualitative parameters, TOPSIS multi attribute decision making (MADM) model is used for prioritization of employment alternatives. Moreover Meta synthesis method is employed to extract the effective indices in the scientific literature. Among authentic researches, finally 7 indices are selected for TOPSIS weighted measure. According to the model, 33 alternatives are investigated at a sample active company. The model is used for three types of professions: IT project manager, information systems analyst and computer programmer. Our model is compared with the traditional methods of personnel selection. The results, shows the consistency between the model and traditional methods. At the end, cause of some contradictions is discussed.


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