Identifying and Prioritizing Factors Affecting the Adoption of BYOD in Organization Using a Fuzzy Approach

Document Type : Research Paper


Persian Gulf University


In the wake of rapid growth in information technology, modern organizations seeking to increase the access and exchange data with minimal costs. BYOD is an emergent policy under which employees are allowed to use their personal devices such as smart phones, tablets and laptops to perform tasks. In this study, a model to prioritize the factors influencing the organizational adoption of BYOD is proposed. The model has two main criteria, each of which has ten subcriteria. Using ICT experts’ views and Improved Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process technique, the model criteria were weighted. The two main factors, political factors identified as foremost important factor and behavioral intention to use IT were in the second priority. The model can be used as a basis for further research and successful implementation of BYOD by the organizations.


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