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PERSONALITY TRAITS IN SELECTION OF MILITARY, CIVIL AND SPORTS’ PILOTS: HYBRIDIZED-IT2FS-MCDM APPROACH

DOI: 10.7708/ijtte2022.12(1).01


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Ivan Petrović - University of Defence, Military Academy, Belgrade, Pavla Jurisica Sturma 33, 11 000, Belgrade, Serbia -

Jelena Petrović - University of Defence, Military Academy, Belgrade, Pavla Jurisica Sturma 33, 11 000, Belgrade, Serbia -


Abstract

Due to its complex, time-demanding, and multifaceted structure, personnel selection is considered as a multi criteria decision-making problem, especially when it comes to the aviation. The pilot profession is highly stressful, multi-tasking, risky and expensive. This study propose an integrated methodology that leverages hybridized IT2FS-DEMATEL-AHP and fuzzy-TOPSIS methods as selection model, based on assessment personality traits of successful pilots. IT2FS-DEMATEL method is employed to eliminate non-significant traits and to obtain the weights of the importance of the final traits for the purpose of additional estimation of AHP results’ consistency. IT2FS-AHP method is employed to evaluate the final traits and to calculate their weights. Fuzzy - TOPSIS method is applied to rank the candidates. Overall, 72 pilots participated in at least one measurement point of the online survey. The most important personality traits for successful commercial airplane pilots were responsible and cooperative; for military pilots determined and responsible and for sports pilots: sociable and determined.


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