The Role of Human Resource Information System on Operational Efficiency: Evidence from MNCs Operating in Bangladesh

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Md Sajjad Hosain
Abu Hena Mohammad Manzurul Arefin
Md Altab Hossin


The study made an attempt to reveal the role of human resource information system (HRIS) on the operational efficiency (OE) of selected multi-national corporations (MNCs) in Bangladesh. For due purpose, five components of HRIS (Job analysis, e-recruitment & selection, e-compensation & benefit, e-performance appraisal and e-communication) have been selected based on literature as the independent variables while OE has been considered as the dependent one. The study was conducted based on a sample size of 256 top & 308 mid level managers of 11 MNCs operating in Bangladesh. The respondents were selected through convenience sampling technique and the data was collected using a detailed structured survey instrument. The authors utilized Pearson’s correlation coefficient for testing the relationship between the variables; and, linear and multiple regression analysis for testing the validity of assumed hypotheses. After utilizing the specified statistical tools, the results indicated that all the five components of HRIS had positive relationships with operational efficiency while the relationship is strongest for e-recruitment & selection followed by e-communication. The findings of this study are expected to be valuable for HR managers in adopting and understanding the conductive results of HRIS applications at organizations as well as for academicians to study the contribution of HRIS to a further extent.

HRIS, operational efficiency, MNCs, HR managers.

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Hosain, M. S., Arefin, A. H. M. M., & Hossin, M. A. (2020). The Role of Human Resource Information System on Operational Efficiency: Evidence from MNCs Operating in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 18(2), 29-47.
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