American Journal of Economics and Business Administration

The Effect of Entrepreneurship and Culture on the Employee Commitment in Turkey

Gülaçtı Fındık and Erkut Altındağ

DOI : 10.3844/ajebasp.2017.13.26

American Journal of Economics and Business Administration

Volume 9, Issue 1

Pages 13-26

Abstract

Notions of entrepreneurship culture in the development of society are vital. Today, with the speed of globalization and rapidly changing market conditions, companies can achieve a sustainable competitive advantage and be able to maintain productivity, which has increased the importance of domestic entrepreneurial activity in a company. The purpose of this study is to explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in a theoretical framework and to analyze their effects of entrepreneurial intents and activities on an organization and employees. A survey is conducted in the services sector as research, analyzed data collected from a total of 229 staff, including first-stage managers. In the framework of the research, correlation test and regression test were applied to investigate whether organizations' internal entrepreneurial activities have an effect on employee performance. According to the results, only new job opportunities for employers have a positive impact on employee commitment.

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© 2017 Gülaçtı Fındık and Erkut Altındağ. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.