Decision Making Method to Select Team Members Applying Personnel Behavior Based Lean Model

  • Aviles-Gonzalez, Jonnatan (School of Engineering and Sciences, Tecnologico de Monterrey) ;
  • Smith, Neale R. (School of Engineering and Sciences, Tecnologico de Monterrey) ;
  • Sawhney, Rupy (Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, University of Tennessee)
  • Received : 2016.02.12
  • Accepted : 2016.08.19
  • Published : 2016.09.30


Design of personnel teams has been studied from diverse perspectives; the most common are the people and systems requirements perspectives. All these point of view are linked, which is the reason why it is necessary to study them simultaneously. Considering this gap, a decision making model is developed based on factors, models, and requirements mentioned in the literature. The model is applied to a real case. The findings indicate that the Personnel Behavior Based Lean model (PBBL) can be converted into a decision making model for the selection of team members. The study is focused not only on the individual candidates' knowledge, skills, and aptitudes, but also on how the model considers the company requirements, conflicts, and the importance of each person to the project.


Decision Making;Team Selection;Human Performance;Selection Model;Team Optimization


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