Document Type : Research Paper


Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Management and Economics, Lorestan University, Lorestan, Iran


Purpose: This research was conducted to design a human resource flexibility model with the fuzzy TISM approach at Lorestan University.

Method: The research is based on a practical purpose and in terms of method, it is a mixed quantitative and qualitative research. The data have been analyzed through fuzzy total interpretive structural modeling. The statistical population of the research in the qualitative and quantitative part was a group of experts, consisting of professors from the Faculty of Economics and Management of Lorestan University, whose orientation and expertise were in the field of human resources management. The flexibility indicators of human resources were identified through theoretical literature and interviews with 7 experts in this field who were selected as a sample using the purposeful sampling method and based on the theoretical adequacy principle. As a result, 12 indicators were extracted. In the quantitative part of the questionnaire, the sample completed pairwise comparisons of indicators. Then, the interpretive structural modeling method was used in the fuzzy environment to create a connection and sequence between the factors and provide a structural model. Results: The leveling of human resource flexibility indicators was done in thirteen stages, finally forming the human resource flexibility model


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