The role of human resource information system on organizational performance: Evidence from Bangladeshi pharmaceutical industry



The study is intended to endeavor the impact of human resource information system (HRIS) on organizational performance (profitability) for selected pharmaceutical firms in Bangladesh. The study adopts four HRIS applications: Job analysis, recruitment & selection, performance appraisal and communication as independent variables and considers profitability as the dependent variable. Data were collected from 564 respondents who are working as HR executives in 23 pharmaceutical firms in Dhaka and Chittagong cities using convenience sampling method.  For testing the relationship between independent and dependent variables, Pearson’s correlation coefficient technique and for testing the validity of hypotheses, multiple regression analysis have been used. Results indicate that all the four independent variables have positive and strong relationship with organizational performance supporting most of the previous literatures. The findings of this study is expected to be beneficial for HR departments in adopting and understanding the conductive results of HRIS at organizations as well as for academicians to study the impact of HRIS and studying further in this area.

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