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    Effect of External Innovation Capacity on Company Level Innovativeness
    (Management & Business Acad., 2021) OKATAN, KAĞAN; Alankuş, Orhan Behiç
    This study focuses on the correlation of national innovation inputs and the external innovation environment with the company-level innovation output. Since all companies are aiming at sustainable innovation to ensure sustainable profit growth, the current literature has highlighted the need for a well-structured internal innovation system for innovation success and discussed the factors affecting the performance of organisations. The internal innovation system has its own dimensions that affect the success of the whole system and emphasize the significant impact of firms on innovation results. Do all companies with a high internal innovation competency and a suitable corporate culture have the chance to become worldwide innovative? What are the impacts of the external environment where the companies are located on the innovation success? And how big is the importance of external environmental inputs? This study seeks to answer these questions and draws attention to the appropriate external environment and conditions to increase firms' innovation competencies.
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    Understanding the Management and Leadership Culture of the Innovative Automotive Companies
    (Bandırma Onyedi Eylül Üniversitesi İ.İ.B.F., 2020) OKATAN, KAĞAN
    Management and leadership styles and approaches have always been important for business and management literature. The dominance of management and leadership on companies’ success or failure has been highlighted and investigated by important amount of studies in existing literature. This study investigates the management and leadership culture type of sample innovative companies from automotive industry by applying ‘competing values framework assessment’ . This study also identifies the culture types of other dimensions of organizational culture and provides a consolidated view. The results demonstrated the dominance of market culture which fosters competition among the members of the organization and success oriented. On the other hand, hierarchy culture has considerable existence in the ‘management of employees’ dimension of the organizational culture. All four culture types’ existence levels are also represented in the study for all dimensions of organizational culture.