The Sustainable Tool for Human Resources Quality in Educational Practices

Fahriye Altinay, Meryem Bastas, Zehra Altinay, Gokmen Dagli, Nesrin Menemenci


One of the most important problems of our age is that human resources are not used effectively and efficiently due to the variety of languages. In this context, it is important to establish the human resources profile of the education sector which has the highest human resources in the public sector and to investigate whether this resource is used efficiently and effectively. In terms of the quality of education, it is important to evaluate the correct employment, motivation studies, and performance of school employees. The aim of this research is to meet the expectations and needs of the education system by suggesting the importance, functioning and applications of human resources in educational applications and by proposing a human resources employment 6 strategy models. The research was conducted using an interview technique and document analysis, one of the qualitative research methods. A purposeful sampling approach, one of the non-random sampling methods, was used in determining the study group. As a result of the research, the participants stated that this plan was made for the needs as a majority for workforce planning. Almost all of the participants expressed the view that conflict and resolution strategies should be developed. In line with the findings of the research, a model proposal covering the needs of employment strategies in education, employment process and employment applications are presented.


Conflict; education; human resource; management; sustainability; quality

Full Text:

View PDF


Aladwan, K., Bhanugopan, R., & D’Netto, B. (2015). The effects of human resource management practices on employees’ organisational commitment. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 23(3), 472-492.

Aldemir, C., & Ataol, A. (2001). Human resources management. Barış Publications.

Altınay, F. Altınay, M., Dagli, G., & Altinay, Z. (2019). A study of knowledge management systems processes and technology in open and distance education institutions in higher education. The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 36(4), 314-321.

Altınay, F., Basari, G. Altinay, M., Dagli, G., & Altinay, Z. (2019). An evaluation of strategies and policies in higher education management in internationalization process: New pedagogy. Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 11(4), 304-320.

Altınay, F., Dagli, G., & Altınay, Z. (2018). How MOOCs support collaborative and conflict management in schools. BRAIN, Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience, 9(SI), 81-85.

Baş, T., & Akturan, U. (2013). Nitel araştırma yöntemleri: Nvivo ile nitel veri analizi, örnekleme, analiz, yorum [Qualitative research methods: Qualitative data analysis, sampling, analysis, interpretation with Nvivo]. Seçkin Publishing.

Çelik, V. (2002). Okul kültürü ve yönetimi [School culture and management]. Pegem Publications.

Chen, S. (2018). Cross-level effects of high-commitment work systems on work engagement: the mediating role of psychological capital. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 56(3), 384-401.

Creswell, J. W. (2014): Research design. Qualitataive, quantiative and mixed methods approaches (4th ed.). Sage Publications.

Evans, M. A. (2011). A critical-realist response to the postmodern agenda in instructional design and technology: a way forward. Educational Technology Research and Development, 59(6), 799–815.

Friedman, T. (2005). The world is flat: A brief history of the twenty-first century. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

Han, H., Kuchinke, K. & Boulay, D. (2009). Postmodernism and HRD Theory: Current status and prospects. Human Resource Development Review. 8(1), 54-67.

Hart, K. (2004). Postmodernism: A beginner’s guide. Oneworld.

Kalkan, Ü., Altınay Aksal, F., Altınay Gazi, Z., Atasoy, R., & Dağlı, G. (2020). The relationship between school administrators’ leadership styles, school culture, and organizational image. SAGE Open, 10(1), 215824402090208.

Legard, R., Keegan, J., & Ward, K. (2003). In-depth interviews. In J. Richie & J. Lewis (Eds.), Qualitative research practice (pp. 139-168). Sage.

Loeb, S., Kalogrides, D., & Be´teille, T. (2012) Effective schools: Teacher hiring, assignment, development, and retention. Education, 7(3), 269–304.

McMichael, P. (2004). Development and social change: A global perspective (3rd ed.). Pine Forge Press.

Miles, M. B., & Huberman, A. M. (1994). Qualitative data analysis: An expanded sourcebook (2nd ed.). Sage.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). (2009). Creating effective teaching and learning environments: First results from TALIS.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). (2014). TALIS 2013 results. An international perspective on teaching and learning.

Ozberk, K., & Altinay, F. (2019). Opinions of teachers and school administrators about organizational citizenship behaviors and disability services. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 66(6), 551-564.

Özgen, H., Öztürk, A., & Yalçın, A. (2002). Human resources management. Nobel Publications.

Petterway, A. L. (2010). Implementing postmodernism in changing the role of school administrators in America’s schools.

Rivkin, S. G., Hanushek, E. A., & Kain, J. F. (2005). Teachers, schools, and academic achievement. Econometrica, 73(2), 417–458.

Slattery, P. (1999). Postmodern education. Teaching Education, 10(2), 37-38.

Sozudogru, O., Altinay, M., Dagli, G., & Altinay, F. (2019). Examination of connectivist theory in English language learning: The role of online social networking tools. The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 36(4), 354-363.

Tokel, A., Dagli, G., Altinay, Z., & Altinay, F. (2019). The role of learning management in agile management for consensus culture. The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 36(4), 364-372.

Waseem, S. N., Farooghi, R., & Afshan, S. (2013). Impact of human resource management practices on teacher's performance: A mediating role of monitoring practices. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 1(2), 31-55.

Yalçın, S.A. (2002). Personnel management. Beta Publications.

Yıkıcı, B., Bastas, M, Altınay, F., Dagli, G., & Altınay, Z. (2019). The role of technology for school management and development. Revista Inclusiones, 6, 100-115.

Yıldırım, A., & Şimşek, H. (2008). Sosyal bilimlerde nitel araştirma yöntemleri [Qualitative research methods in the social sciences] (6th ed.). Seçkin Publications.

Yıldırım, A., & Şimşek, H. (2011). Sosyal bilimlerde nitel araştirma yöntemleri [Qualitative research methods in the social sciences] (8th ed.). Seçkin Publications.



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2020 The Authors & LUMEN Publishing House

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Copyright © Postmodern Openings | A LUMEN Peer Reviewed Gold Open Access Journal |

Journal covered in | Web of Science (WOS); EBSCO; ERIH+; Google Scholar; Index Copernicus; Ideas RePeC; Econpapers; Socionet; CEEOL; Ulrich ProQuest; Cabell, Journalseek; Scipio; Philpapers; SHERPA/RoMEO repositories; KVK; WorldCat; CrossRef; J-GATE