Erhan Atay

School: The Business School
Department: Management
Position: Senior Lecturer, Senior Program Manager, International Business/MIB
Location: RMIT Hanoi City
ORCID: 0000-0003-4190-3452

Dr Erhan Atay is an experienced International Management scholar with more than 15 years of research, teaching and consultation experience in Korea, Malaysia and Turkey (at Monash University, Kyunghee University and Istanbul University. He also worked as a consultant in Korea for more than ten years. Dr Erhan Atay obtained his PhD and Master's degree at Kyunghee University, Korea, and have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Seoul National University of Korea. 

  • Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea, Ph.D. in Management, 2005-201
  • Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea, Master of Business Administration, Major in Non-Governmental Organizations Management, 2000-2004 
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, B.E. Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, 1997- 1999 

International Management, Strategic Management, Asian Business Systems, Political Economy of International Business, International HRM and Organizational Behavior

Global mobility, expatriation and refugees, International Human Resource Management in SEA countries, National HR Systems, Strategic Management

  • Atay, E., & Tong, J. L. T. (2022). The Impact of Blockchain Technology on Human Resource Management. In Handbook of Research on Social Impacts of E-Payment and Blockchain Technology (pp. 136-151). IGI Global.
  • Atay, E. (2021). Paternalistic Leadership Emphasis on National Broadcasted Dramas in Turkey, Asian Journal of
  • Information and Communications (Forthcoming)
  • Atay, E., Bayraktaroglu, S., & Ilhan, H. (2021). Discriminatory Job Loss and Overcoming Strategies of Turkish
  • Academicians. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 1-3. (Q2)
  • Chew, E.Y.T, Atay E., Bayraktaroglu, S. (2020). Who says female engineers cannot be happy and productive in
  • organizations with paternalistic culture? Journal of Construction Engineering Management, 146 (6): 05020005. (A*)
  • Adebanjo, D., Teh, P. L., Ahmed, P. K., Atay, E., & Ractham, P. (2020). Competitive priorities, employee management and development and sustainable manufacturing performance in Asian organizations. Sustainability, 12(13), 5335. (Q1)
  • Bayraktaroglu, S., Atay, E., Ilhan, H. (2020). A Passenger Running West on a Ship Headed East: Positioning Turkish HRM
  • on the Convergence and Divergence Continuum, Management Research Review (Q2)
  • Atay, E., & Ayvaz, S. (2020). The Transition of Korean Human Resource Management (HRM) System from Cultural
  • Orientation to a Diversity, Fragmentation and Performance Approach. South Asian Journal of Management, 27(1), 7-27. (C)
  • Atay, E. Bayraktaroglu, S., Tanriverdi , G. (2020). The Relationship of Work-Life Conflict and Organizational Voice in
  • Higher Education Sector: A Case Study in Turkey. Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, 13(25), 53-74. (C)
  • Atay, Erhan & Terpstra-Tong, JLY. (2019). The Determinants of Corporate Social Irresponsibility: A Case Study of the Soma Mine Accident in Turkey. Social Responsibility Journal, 16(8), 1433-1452.
  • Atay, E., Ilhan, H., Bayraktaroglu, S. (2019). The Turkish Soma Coal Mining Disaster: Antecedents, Consequences, and Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics Education, 16, 231-246. (B)
  • Bayraktaroglu, S., Atay, E., Ilhan, H., & Mustafayeva, L. (2019). Work-family conflict and life satisfaction: A comparative study of academics from British and Turkish business schools. International Journal of Employment Studies, 27(2), 58. (C)
  • Bayraktaroglu, S., Kahya, V., Atay, E., &Ilhan, H. (2019). Application of Expanded Technology Acceptance Model for Enhancing the HRIS Usage in SMEs. International Journal of Applied Management and Technology, 18(1), 7. (C)
  • Atay, E. Ilhan., H., Bayraktaoglu S., Ozcan, F., (2019). The Challenges for Female Professional Managers in Turkish
  • Women NGOs, Journal of International Management and Social Researches, 6(11): 39-46.
  • Ozer, A., S. Bayraktaroglu, E. Atay , (2019 ). Workaholism and Innovative Human Capital (IHC) Amongst Doctors in Turkey ", International Journal of Management and Applied Science (IJMAS) , 5(9): 66-69.
  • Bayraktaroglu, S., Aras, M. & Atay, E. (2018). The Perception of Employees on Occupational Safety and Accident: A
  • Research on Blue-Collar Workers, Journal of International Management and Social Researches, 5 (9).
  • Bayraktaroglu, S. & Atay, E. (2016). Strategic human resources management: Cultural and Contextual factors. Beta
  • Academic Publishing House, Istanbul. 
  • Karsan, G. & Atay, E. (2014). South Korea and Turkey’s Modernization (Eds.), Istanbul, Istanbul University Eurasia Institute. 
  • Atay, E. & Karsan, G. (2013). Management in Korea and Turkey: Politics, Economics and Society (Eds), Istanbul University, Eurasia Institute, 2013. (Turkish).
  • Atay, E. & Bayraktaroğlu, S. (2013). East Asia Management Systems: Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan (Eds.), Istanbul, Pasiad, 2013. 
  • Tong, J., Atay, E., Danisman, S. (2020) How Do Low-Status Expatriates Adjust to Working and Living Overseas, Academy of Management Annual Conference (AOM 2020).
  • Atay, E., Bayraktaroglu, S., Chew, Y. T. (2020). The Dark Side of Networks and Multi- Dimensional Adjustment of Eurasian Self-Initiated Expatriates in Korea. BAM 2020 Virtual Conference
  • Atay, E., Bayraktaroglu, S., Sayli, H., Aydin, M. (2020). Coping Strategies of the Highly-Skilled Refugees: The Role of Human Agency. BAM 2020 Virtual Conference
  • Haq, I., Ehtisham, C. M. The, P. L, Atay, E. (2020). The Impact of Fear of Missing Out on Smartphone Addiction and Phubbing at Workplace. BAM 2020 Virtual Conference
  • Atay E., Bayraktaroglu, S., Chew, Y.T. (2019). Who Says Female Civil Engineers cannot be happy and Stay in a Gendered Profession? 2019 Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, 9-13 August 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. 
  • Atay, E. Danisman, S. A., Bayraktaroglu, S. (2019). Discriminatory Job Loss, Outcomes and Coping. In British Academy of Management, Birmignham,UK, 4-6 September. (Conference) 
  • Atay, E. Bayraktaroglu, S., Teng, C. Y., Aras, M. (2019). Does Religiosity Pay Off for the Employer Branding of Islamic Banking Institutions? In British Academy of Management, Birmignham, UK, 4-6 September (Conference) 
  • Tong, J. Atay, E. (2019). Persistence of Pregnancy Discrimination in Employment: An Examination of Malaysia through the Lens of Institutional Logics, 2019 the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) Doctoral Consortium and Annual Symposium, Accepted Conference Proceeding, 
  • Atay, E. & Tong, J. (2018). Explaining Corporate Social Irresponsibility from a Dual Economic and Institutional Perspective: A Case Study of the Soma Mine Accident. In British Academy of Management, Bristol, 4-6 September. 
  • Atay, E., Ilhan, H., Bayraktaroglu, S. (2018). Challenges of Volunteer Management Practices Women Managers Face in Turkey: A Case Study on Women NGOs, In International Management and Social Research Symposium, 17-19 November 2018, Istanbul, Turkey. 
  • Bayraktaroglu, S., Atay, E. & Sahin, C. (2018). Workaholism and Innovative Human Capital (IHC) amongst Academics in Turkey: Is Workaholism Detrimental? In International Conference on Human Capital, 28th - 29th November, KL, Malaysia. 
  • Atay, E. (2017). The Korean human resources management system in transition. In Academy of international business south East Asia regional conference proceedings cd. Chiang Mai, Thailand. 7-9 December 2017. 
  • Atay, E. (2017). Do MIKTA countries (Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia) have similar national human capital foundations to form a new innovative partnership? In Academy of international business south East Asia regional conference proceedings cd. Chiang Mai, Thailand. 7-9 December 2017.

  • 2021: Talent management: Is the deeply rooted paternalism culture in South Korea, Japan and Turkey important to the Millennial workforce?
  • 2020: Stereotype Threat, Career Identity and Multi-Dimensional Adjustment
  • 2018: Working in Malaysia
  • 2016 August- 2016 December: Korean National HR System
  • 2015: A study on Organizational Identity of a newly established university
  • 2014: South Korea and Turkey’s Modernization
  • 2012-2013: Entrepreneurship Program for Vocational High School Students

4 PhDs over time.

  • Senior Lecturer and Senior Program Manager, RMIT University, Vietnam, School of Business and Management, International Business Program, September 2021 to Today 
  • Senior Lecturer Monash University, Malaysia Campus, Faculty of Management 2017-2021