Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International and Comparative Human Resources Management IKA 506 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ŞUAYYİP ÇALIŞ
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Course Objective

The main objective of this course is to provide a general framework of HRM practices in Turkey. Furthermore, current HRM practices in different country contexts are aimed to be reviewed comparatively.

Course Content

Human Resources Management, Comparative Management and HRM: Convergence and Divergence Theories, HRM Approaches and Models, HRM Practices, HRM in Turkey, HRM Research in Turkey and HRM Practices in Different Country Contexts. 

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Analyzes human resource practices on the basis of different organizations Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 The student who succeeds this course, will be able to analyze HRM practices on the basis of different companies. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Human Resource Management: General Introduction
2 Conceptual Framework and Development of HRM
3 Comparative Management and HRM
4 Theories of separation and simulation
5 HRM Approaches
6 Models of HRM 1: American HRM Models
7 Models of HRM 2: European HRM Models
8 HRM Practices of America and Canada
9 HRM Practices of European 1
10 HRM Practices of European 2
11 HRM Practices of European 3
12 HRM Practices of Far East
13 HRM in Turkey
14 General Evaluation
Course Notes
Course Resources

ARMSTRONG, Michael (2012) A Handbook of Human Resource Management, Kogan Page, 2nd Edit, London.
Boxall, Peter, John Purcell ve Patrick Wright (2007) The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management, edit: Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 1-18.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learn the importance of HR practices for an organisation
2 Grasp that workers are one of the most important values for an organisation
3 Obtain comprehensive theoretic knowledge in HRM field and gets skills to use that knowledges in practice
4 Learn the HRM process in detailed way
5 Learns HRM process closely via case studies
6 Gets skills to analysis matters in different ways
7 Learns that organisation is not a mechanical structure but a social one.
8 Grasps the importance of professional and ethical values
9 Learns the latest developments of HRM fields and the ways of learning the latest develpments
10 Learns the scientific principles for producing knowledge in HRM field
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 2 15 30
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 145
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.8
dersAKTSKredisi 6