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The role of recruitment and training strategies in competency and performance of marine pilots


Eidani, M and Emad, GR and Alimohammadi, N, The role of recruitment and training strategies in competency and performance of marine pilots, Proceedings of the 20th Marine Industries Conference (MIC2018), 12 December 2018, Tehran, Iran, pp. 230. (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]


To achieve sustainble outcome, organisations require constantly modifying and evolving different aspects of their operation. Human resource is the most important aspect that plays a key role in the organisations success as they manage the most valuable asset of any organization. Human resources are key in achieving organizational goals and objectives. The performance of any employee in the organization depends on many factors such as recruitment and training process of the organization and the employee’s skill, competency and values. Thus, identification of factors affecting employee performance is one of the main objectives when considering human resources improvement. In the maritime industry the human resource management thus has a vital role in success of the organisation and in providing job satisfaction to the employees. The purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of factors such as recruitment and training processes of human resources and its impact on the training, skill development and performance of marine pilots. This quantitative study utilized questionnaire, descriptive and inferential statistics, SPSS 22 software and Delphi method to collect and analyze the data. The sample population chosen for the study based on Cochran model calculation was 33. According to the results of this research, the recruitment and training processes of pilots has a positive and significant relationship with the pilots’ overall performance.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:recruitment, training, competency, performance, marine pilots, maritime education and training
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Vocational education and training curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Water transport
Objective Field:Coastal sea freight transport
UTAS Author:Emad, GR (Dr Reza Emad)
ID Code:130746
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Seafaring
Deposited On:2019-02-09
Last Modified:2019-10-22

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