Modeling the Impact of Internet of thing on Human Resource Management; Case Study: State Airlines

Document Type : Research Article (with mixed approaches)


1 Ph.D. Student of Management, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran.

2 Department of management, Semnan Branch, Islamic azad university, Semnan, Iran


Purpose: Internet of Things is an advanced generation of Internet that is rapidly expanding and will have a huge impact on organizations. Human resources, the key element of organizations, will undoubtedly be affected by this technology. The purpose of this study is to present a model to investigate the impact of internet of things on human resource management.
Design / Methodology / Approach: The statistical population of the study consisted of 15 experts and 220 staff members of the airline organizations of Iran. The experts were selected by snowball sampling and the staff members were selected by random sampling. In this study, Delphi methods were used to extract factors, DEMATEL technique was used to investigate the relationship between variables and model drawing, and structural equations were used for model testing and validation.
Findings: The results of testing the hypotheses confirmed the positive and significant impact of internet of things implementation on the quality of HR information and the positive and significant impact of the quality of information on HR activities including HR planning, HR development, recruitment, training and compensation system.
Constraints and implications: This research has only focused on the implementation of internet of things on human resource management, and the impact of this innovation on human resources and staff should be explored in future research.
Practical implications: internet of things is an emerging and popular phenomenon that has received little attention in Iran and This study provides a model for the impact of internet of things on human resource management.
Initiative or value of the paper: This article is one of the first articles focusing on internet of things technology using a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods to model the impact of internet of things on human resource management in Iran.
Paper Type: Research Article


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