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Current Approaches in Social Sciences

Edited By Rasim Yilmaz, Günther Löschnigg, Hasan Arslan and Mehmet Ali Icbay

Current Approaches in Social Sciences is a collection of research papers on a wide range of social issues written by researchers from several different institutions. The book will appeal to educators, researchers, social students and teachers of all subjects and of all levels, who wish to develop personally and professionally. It will also be useful to all those who interact, one way or another, with both students and teachers in a social context.


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Evaluation of Time Management and Academic Achievement: A Vocational School of Health Services Students’ Sample ([Gülsün Erigüç] [Hüseyin Eriş])


Gülsün Erigüç & Hüseyin Eriş Evaluation of Time Management and Academic Achievement: A Vocational School of Health Services Students’ Sample Introduction Time is a phenomenon and reality having physical, philosophical, psychological and sociological dimensions that cannot be perceived with the sense organs of human being. As word meaning, time is a process continuing out of the control of the indi- vidual and in which the events follow each other from the past to today and towards the future (Özer, 2008). According to Lakien, time is “the basic source and the life itself ”, it is not possible to turn it back and fill its shoes. Mackenzie and Nickelson has defined the time as “an ultimately delicate source”. According to Drucker, time is “the shortest and the most unique source”. The subject of time management in modern societies covers the private life of the individuals and also all the business world from the managers to the workers (Yenihan & Öner, 2013). Having the ability to manage the time efficiently is one of the factors enabling people to be successful in both their lives and business world. Using the time well is a significant variable for the people in reaching their targets in almost all areas. Time is an important source which does not have any match in terms of everyone having the same amount each day and which should be used wisely and not be wasted (Gözel & Halat, 2010). Time management today has become one of the most important elements...

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