Document Type : Original Research Manuscripts


1 PhD Candidate, Department of public Administration, Shoushtar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of public Administration, Yasooj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Yasooj, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of public Administration, Shoushtar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar, Iran



This study aimed to design a data-driven decision-making model for managers in the direction of empowering human resources in the police headquarter of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province.  Increasing amount of information and rapid changes in the environment and the need to create continuous communication with the complex and dynamic environment requires management, acquisition and distribution of knowledge as well as, proper organizing and analysis of information. The present research uses a qualitative approach.  The statistical population included experts in the police force, 19 people were selected through purposive sampling and interviewed. The identified indicators of the data-driven decision-making model of managers in empowering employees were extracted in the form of 3 main categories, 17 sub-categories, and 69 concepts. The identified model was also tested based on the AdaBoost regression algorithm in Rapidminer software which led to development of the intelligence of the managers' decision-making model compared to the traditional model. The findings showed structural factors (including strategic orientations, organizational structure dynamics, performance management system, training and improvement, knowledge management system, job design system, and information technology system) behavioral factors (including management orientations, leadership style, development of psychological characteristics of employees), development of decision-making skills and competences of employees, human relations system, job attitudes, and organizational culture) and environmental factors (including legal factors, political factors, and economic factors). Based on the proposed model, the accuracy of data-driven decision-making of managers was tested and the results indicated the significance of intelligence and information in the organization.


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