Title: Comparative analysis of challenges of selection and recruitment system in two private and public sectors of Iran's petrochemical industry

Authors: Hadi Teimouri; Kouroush Jenab

Addresses: Management Department, University of Isfahan, Hezar Jerib Ave., Azadi Square, Isfahan, Iran ' Society of Reliability Engineering-Ottawa Chapter, 812-761 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 2R2, Canada

Abstract: This study reports a comparative analysis of challenges of selection and recruitment system in two private and public sectors of Iran's petrochemical industry and its impact on effectiveness of human resources management practices. A survey was conducted using the field-descriptive method. The results show that there is a significant difference among identified challenges in selection and recruitment system in two sectors. Also, the effectiveness of human resources management practices in selection and recruitment system is lower than the average level. There exists a significant difference between effectiveness level of human resources management practices in selection and recruitment system in two sectors. Studying the impact of existing challenges shows the existence of a significant and reversed relation among the existing challenges in selection and recruitment system and effectiveness of human resources management practices in this regard.

Keywords: human resource management; HRM challenges; personnel selection; personnel recruitment; organisational effectiveness; Iran; petrochemical industry.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2014.065558

International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 2014 Vol.14 No.4, pp.457 - 471

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 29 Oct 2014 *

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