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

Gülaçtı Fındık1 and Erkut Altındağ1
  • 1 Beykent University, Turkey


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.

American Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Volume 9 No. 1, 2017, 13-26


Submitted On: 16 December 2016 Published On: 12 May 2017

How to Cite: Fındık, G. & Altındağ, E. (2017). The Effect of Entrepreneurship and Culture on the Employee Commitment in Turkey. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, 9(1), 13-26.

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  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Culture
  • Organizational Climate
  • JEL CODES: M10, M19