Application of Information Systems on Accessing Fairness
: An Empirical Research on Recommendation and Screening Process for Universities and Colleges
This research investigated how to access fairness on social events that could be supported by information systems. The selected case was the 'interview screening' procedures for admission of college entrance. This study attempted to evaluate and enforce the social fairness of similar qualitative screening processes and screening activities.
The specific objectives of this research are:
1. Reviewing the current various methods to access fairness.
2. Investigating the degree of fairness in the entrance process.
3. Developing a better way to access fairness.
The empirical data of 'Recommendation and Screening' processes were collected
from 188 departments of 47 universities in Taiwan.
The main findings and suggestions of this research are:
Most departments do not adopt any method to evaluate the fairness.
There are 63.9% of screening processes that can be recognized as fair while there are 36.1% of total processes have low fairness.
Empirical data shows that the decision models and information systems suggested by the author are definitely superior to other current methods for accessing social fairness.
Keywords: Information Systems, Social Fairness, Admission of college entrance