International Journal of Business and Social Science

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

Entrepreneurial Behaviors of Turkish Entrepreneurs: A Research about Perception and Seize of Opportunities of Turkish Entrepreneurs
Dr. Ramazan UYGUN, Prof. Dr. Ali AKDEMIR

This study examines the characteristics of common markets, ventures and entrepreneurs and timely emerging evolutionary variances on them using etnographic data which regards to Turkish entrepreneurs. In this respect entrepreneurship and market structure of Canakkale Area which holds an important place in the historical development of Turkey is examined in details. It has been noted that a distinctive market structure and entrepreneurship conception lies within Canakkale formed of 11 different counties. Besides showing distinctions in many respects, entrepreneurship leads to such observations as one of considerable conclusions is that entrepreneurs are inclined to alter their normative values as a result of being affected by secularism with respect to particular means of performing business. This state is particularly considered as an important progress on the way of emerging new businesses driven by foreign corporations. In addition, it has been observed that Turkish entrepreneurs structure is stimulated by critical exogeneous factors in the course of time (e.g. World War I) and these factors keep a dominance on the common sense and social dealings. Especially after the World War I it has been proved that indigenous markets and entrepreneurial systems drew back under the stimulus of ethnical changes. Local market which holds a substantial entrepreneurial background until this date experienced a precise time of crisis afterwards particularly till 1945. Even today it is stated that this process keeps on influencing the development of market and Turkish entrepreneurial structure.

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