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International Business Management
Year: 2016  |  Volume: 10  |  Issue: 15  |  Page No.: 2852 - 2859

Investigating the Effect Outsourcing of Activities on Human Resources in Zarand Power Plant

Hamid Taboli and Mohsen Haj Hosseini    

Abstract: Studies on outsourcing help managers realize its positive effects and find solutions in an efficient management in order to use human resources optimally. In addition, policy makers pay attention to these factors in determining their executive policies and plans to hire and employ human resources. They also guide organization managers in more effective use of methods. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between outsourcing of activities and human resources. The population of this study consisted of 25 managers of Zarand power plant. Due to the small number of population, all people are considered as sample. In this study, outsourcing questionnaire was used to collect data in which all questions are in the form of Likert scale. Structural equation model was used to analyze data. To determine the validity and reliability of questionnaire, content validity and Cronbach’s alpha coefficient were used, respectively in which Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was obtained as 0.91 for outsourcing of activities. Lisrel Software was used to analyze data, test hypotheses other analyses of the study. Results showed that there is no relationship between outsourcing and job security of employees, salary and income level and their creativity and accountability. On other hand, there is relationship between outsourcing of activities and creativity, expertise of labor force, efficiency, service quality and reduction in costs.

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