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.
SELECT REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Akdere, M., Acheson, K., & Jiang, Y. (Accepted) Examining the effectiveness of virtual reality technology for intercultural competence development. International Journal of Intercultural Relations.
Akdere, M., Top, M., & Tarcan, M. (Accepted). The impact of transformational leadership on employee attitudes: Implications for human resources. Middle East Journal of Management.
Akdere, M., & Egan, T. M. (2021). Transformational leadership and human resource development: Linking employee learning, job satisfaction and organizational performance. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 31(4), 393-421.
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.
SELECT REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS
Akdere, M. (Accepted). HRD in the age of digitalization, automation, big data, and artificial intelligence. Foundations of Human Resource Development. (3rd Ed.). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Akdere, M., & Acheson, K. (Accepted). Effective leadership across cultures: Achieving intercultural excellence. In , (I. Stolz & S. Scherrer, eds.). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer Gabler.
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.
SELECT REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Akdere, M., Jiang, Y., Lobo, F. (2021). Evaluation and assessment in virtual reality-based simulated training. Refereed Proceedings of the AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. Virtual.
Akdere, M., Egan, T., & Lobo, F. (2021, February). The Career and Aptitude Assessment for Cybersecurity: Exploring linkages to employee KSAs. Refereed Proceedings of the AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas. Virtual.
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. & 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, October). Using virtual reality technology for developing intercultural leadership competence: A pedagologic approach. Southern Management Association Annual Meeting. Virtual.
Akdere, M., Egan, T., & Lobo, F. (2021, February). The Career and Aptitude Assessment for Cybersecurity. Purdue Technology Showcase. Virtual.
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.