Dr. Mesut Akdere is actively seeking motivated students who are interested in pursuing doctoral study in human resource development, training and development, leadership, talent development, organization development, strategic planning, and technology management.
2019, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, Faculty Bravo Award.
2018, Best Paper Award in Human Resource Management Track, Eastern Academy of Management Conference.
SELECT REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Akdere, M., & Egan, T. M. (Accepted). Transformational leadership and human resource development: Linking employee learning, job satisfaction and organizational performance. Human Resource Development Quarterly.
Bartholomew, S. R., Strimel, G. J., Lucietto, A. M., & Akdere, M. (Accepted). Reinventing high school: Understanding the challenges and success of transforming education to meet student, society, and industry needs. Journal of Technology Studies.
Akdere, M., Top., M., & Tekingündüz, S. (2020). An empirical investigation of patient perceptions on service quality: The case of Turkish hospitals. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 31(3-4), 342-352. doi: 10.1080/14783363.2018.1427501.
Kirchner, M., & Akdere, M. (2019). Exploring inclusion of leadership development into new employee orientations: A proposed approach from Army Leader Development. Organization Management Journal, 16(3), 156-166.
Akdere, M., Hickman, L., Kirchner, M. (2019). Developing leadership competencies for STEM fields: The case of Purdue Polytechnic Leadership Academy. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 21(1), 49-71
SELECT REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS
Coskun, A. & Akdere, M. (2017). Exploring leadership development in Turkey: Implications for technology & innovation. In Alexandre Ardichvili & Khalil Dirani (eds.). Leadership Development in Emerging Market Economies, pp. 261-280. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Coskun, A. & Akdere, M. (Accepted). Turkey. Ethical business culture in Turkey: Implications for leadership in a Global Economy. In Douglas J Jondle & Alexandre Ardichvili (eds). Ethical Business Cultures in Emerging Markets, pp. xx-xx. Cambridge University Press.
Garavan, T. N., & Akdere, M. (2016). Human resource development in CIVETS. In Thomas N. Garavan, Alma Mc Carthy, & Michael Morley (eds.). Global Human Resource Development: Regional and Country Perspectives, pp. 393-415. New York: Routledge.
Akdere, M. (2015). Knowledge management. In S. M. Dahlgaard-Park (Ed.). The Sage Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy, pp. 360-362. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Akdere, M. (2015). Transformational leadership. In S. M. Dahlgaard-Park (Ed.). The Sage Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy, pp. 819-822. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
SELECT REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Akdere, M., & Egan, T. M. (2020). Examining the impact of transformational leadership practices on organizational outcomes: The case of healthcare. Refereed Proceedings of the 2020 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. Atlanta, Georgia.
Jiang, Y. & Akdere, M. (2020). A literature review of human resource analytics: Implications for human resources. Refereed Proceedings of the 2020 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. Atlanta, Georgia.
Akdere, M., & Acheson-Clair, K. (2019). Virtual reality technology for developing intercultural leadership competence: A research proposal. Refereed Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Leadership, Technology, Innovation and Business Management. (pp. 327-339). Istanbul, Turkey.
Akdere, M. & Hickman, L. (2018). My kingdom for time to reflect: Developing global leaders through critical self-reflection. Refereed Annual Proceedings of the Academy of Management.
SELECT INVITED KEYNOTE SPEECHES & PRESENTATIONS
Akdere, M. (2020, June). (Re)Skilling employees for future work: How G20 countries can utilize artificial intelligence-based learning technologies to scale up workplace training. Think20 of Saudi Arabia of G20 Conference for Policy Recommendations for a Post-COVID-19 World. Virtual.
Akdere, M. (2019, October). Technological Innovations Shaping the Workplace: Developing Intercultural Competency through Adaptive Virtual Reality Simulations. Future Work Live HR Conference, New York City, NY.
Akdere, M. (2019, May). Exploring the Workplace of the Future: Implications of Technology on Human Resources. Human Resources Leadership Forum, Chicago, IL.
Akdere, M. (2019, April). Impact of Future Technologies to Work & Learning: Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality. The First International Symposium on Education and Change, Istanbul, Turkey.
Akdere, M. (2018, October). Virtual reality training simulations: Assessment of talent development through HR analytics. HR & Workforce Analytics Innovation Summit, Chicago, IL.