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Measuring Whether Strategically Oriented Human Resource Management Will Lead A Difference In The Financial Performance Of Company


  • Serap Benligiray
  • Aslı Geylan
  • Elif Duman

    () (Anadolu University)


Purpose of this study is to find out whether strategically oriented human resource management will lead a difference in the financial performance of company. In this study a company is accepted as strategically oriented if it provides two conditions; the company must declare their general vision, mission and values and besides the company must declare their human resource vision, mission, strategies, values and policies to their shareholders in their websites. With respect to built up model in the research, performance indicators such as pre-tax profits/ sales, pre –tax profit/ net assets, sales from production/ net assets, and gross value added/ net assets constitute the dependent variables of the research. On the other hand, independent variables are company’s general vision, mission and values, and also human resource vision, mission and values, and strategies and policies. Research population is composed of entirety of companies that take place in the 2006 list of Turkey’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises (ISO 500). As a result of hypothesis testing, analyzed relationships are found as statistically insignificant.

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  • Serap Benligiray & Aslı Geylan & Elif Duman, 2010. "Measuring Whether Strategically Oriented Human Resource Management Will Lead A Difference In The Financial Performance Of Company," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 10(1), pages 61-84, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:10:y:2010:i:1:p:61-84

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    Vision; mission; strategic human resource management; financial performance;

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    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General


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