II.GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION IN MARINE TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE OF MARITIME TRANSPORTATION, Muğla, Türkiye, 24 - 25 Ekim 2016, ss.88-101
The previous accidents shows that human factor is highly important and not only the role of the human factor in maritime accidents but also with regard to the business management, human resources must be manage properly. Human resource management and its practices like personal planning, recruitment, selection, release from the job, performance management, learning and development, reward, etc. have a crucial importance in the maritime transportation because of its commercial importance and prevalence in the transportation sector. The aim of this research is to analyze academic studies about maritime transportation for revealing the core areas of human resource management. In this study, more than 50 subscribed databases of the Dokuz Eylül University like APS, Emerald, JSTOR, ProQuest, ScienceDirect were reviewed and articles were analyzed. Some of the key findings were personal recruitment from different sources, importance of the human resource in organization, quality standards and improvement of the personal; nevertheless, there were still some gaps to examine about the core areas of human resources management related with the maritime transportation.