International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Assessment of Viewpoint to Core Competence Understanding of Successful Companies in Developing Countries (The Case Study of Turkey)
Dr. Fatma Ayanoglu Sisman, Dr. Nilay Gemlik, Prof. Dr. Ugur Yozgat

The recent searches have revealed that the enterprises will catch the superior position against their competitors when specialized in line with their skills and focused on their core competencies. The importance of this topic in reaching to success of the enterprises operating in developing countries. Turkey is a country that is continuously monitored and has a great importance in developing countries in terms of both their own enterprises and foreign investors. This is one of the most important reasons that is underlying for the choice of Turkey among developing countries from our research. The aim of this study, from this point forth, has been carried out to determine perspectives on core skills of holdings that are among the largest firms of Turkey. And also how they assess the core skills and to what extent they sees as the exit point of focusing on core competencies especially in times of crisis. Some of these firms depend on a single holding company or business group. For this reason, the interviews have been conducted with holding which these firms are connected, after selection through random sampling between firms which are operating in different sectors. The interviews have been conducted with bosses or senior managers of enterprises on this subject and have been made face to face. The answers that are given to questions on the specified subject, have been subject to content analysis. However the subject that has great significance in theoretical studies, such as basic skills, carries a special significance and a character with the original in terms of reveal how and what results generated in its application. This research shed light on all of enterprises with all these aspects.

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