The Relation between Learning Orientation and Variables of Firm Performance with Strategic Human Resources Management Applications in the Islamic Banks in Turkey

  •  Cemal Zehir    
  •  Dogan Basar    


This study is aimed to research the relation between learning orientation and variables of firm performance with Strategic Human Resources Management (SHRM) Applications in the participation banks in Turkey. Labor force planning, education-development, assessing performance, reward system, and withholding employee are used as SHRM Applications. Firm performance is selected as only variable. It has been surveyed on participation banks in Turkey. Results inside the Strategic Human Resources Applications; it was detected that labor force planning is meaningfully impacting on labor force productivity and sales. On the other hand, labor force planning has no correlation with employee turnover rate which is one of the variable of organizational performance. Indeed, employee turnover rate is inversely correlated with sales of the company is detected.

This study is aimed to explore the impact of Strategic Human Resource Management Applications (SHRMA) on learning orientation and firm performance under the conditions of intensive competitive business world where we live today. The variables of the study are Strategic Human Resource Applications, learning orientation, and firm performance. In the analysis, high constative relations of these variables were discussed with a reductant approach. When all the factors are fixed except the variables learn orientation, SHRMA and firm performance, the results of the correlation analyses gives us that the learning orientation, has a significant one to one effect on SHRMA and Firm Performance factors. Moreover, the results of the analyses that SHRMA has a complete mediator variable effect on the relation between Learning Orientation and Firm Performance. This results state a high arity between the variables that we procured via the corresponding structure equation model.


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