International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Effective Factors in Establishment of Knowledge Management System in Drilling Industry based on GREY TOPSIS Technique
Hosein Yousefifazl, Mohammad Fallah, Hassan Javanshir

Abstract
The roleof Oil and Gas industry regarding Economic, Political and Social aspects is strategically significant. If a country fails to keep its potency and capabilities in Oil and Gas upstream, will lose these strategic points subsequently. Since Drilling industry, represents a major subdivision of upstream, it is crucial to use Dynamic and Efficient Management Systems to keep it up to date. The Knowledge Management System, is a wise choice for this reason. The present study accomplished in order to identify the factors affecting implementation of KMS in Drilling Company and rank themdueto the combination of TOPSIS and Grey Theory. Therefore important effective factors, specified by the Expert Team. The extracted Alternatives rated by linguistic variables. The Linguistic Variables changed to Grey Numbers and then the Alternatives ranked through GREY TOPSIS method. As a results, Organization a factors, ranked as the first priorities, and then Projects Assessment, Having a Proper Organizational Structure respectively as the next priorities. At the end, numbers of practices recommended for KMS implementation in Company.

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