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Team formation model of selecting team leader: An analytic hierarchy process (AHP) approach


Omar, Mazni and Aljasim, Zahraa Abed and Ahmad, Mazida and Baharom, Fauziah and Yasin, Azman and Mohd, Haslina and Muhd Darus, Norida (2015) Team formation model of selecting team leader: An analytic hierarchy process (AHP) approach. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 10 (3). pp. 1060-1067. ISSN 1819-6608

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Abstract

Teamwork is important element to enhance learning experiences.In order to build effective teamwork, team formation is a critical process to ensure that team consists of effective team members. In a team, leadership is the most significant role which contributes to the success of a software project.However, extant literature demonstrated that criteria which suits into team members specifically for leadership role is inconclusive. Therefore, this study aims to construct a software team formation model for selecting team leader by using AHP approach. AHP is chosen because it is able to achieve high accuracy and robustness in dealing with selection process.To evaluate the model, experimental research design was employed and the sample comprised of 24 students enrolled in Information Technology (IT) course from Universiti Utara Malaysia.The initial results showed that the team using AHP to select team leader experienced significantly higher level of satisfaction compared to team with self-selection team leader.The proposed model provides a mechanism for decision maker to form and select team leader in a group work project, and thus can enhance team performance.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: International Conference Advcit, Reegetech Bandung, Indonesia, 16-18 Dec 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: team formation, team leader, multi criteria decision making (MCDM), analytic hierarchy process (AHP), team performance.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Mazni Omar
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2015 06:50
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2016 07:38
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13740

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