Yıl 2018, Cilt 17, Sayı 68, Sayfalar 1337 - 1373 2018-10-24

CULTURE ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING: JANISSARIES AND MERCENARIES
STRATEJİK KARAR VERMEDE KÜLTÜR: YENİÇERİLER VE PARALI ASKERLER

Mehmet ERTEM [1] , İzzet KILINÇ [2]

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This paper aims to understand the strategic meaning of culture as a core competence. In order to fulfill this aim we attempted to understand the effects of cultural values and beliefs on the strategic decision-making process. We used grounded theory method for this inductive qualitative research. We conducted 33 interviews with strategists (business owners and top level managers) from 27 different companies operating in Kayseri OIZ (Organized Industrial Zone) furniture industry. We used conceptual coding procedures to analyze the data. Consequently, we detected a clash of cultural value sets between two different and incompatible cultural value domains named “Western-Rational” and “Muslim-Turkish”, in the field. We also observed that the strategists interviewed were facing with this clash both in their business and daily lives and they were exhibiting different behavioral outcomes in the face of this clash. We classified and conceptualized their behavioral outcomes into two behavioral patterns as the Janissary and the Mercenary behaviors. Finally, we observed that cultural values and beliefs (religious, traditional and rational) are operative at all levels of the strategic decision-making process and thus, they have a strong and deep meaning in strategic management processes as core competences.

Bu araştırma çalışmasının amacı, kültürün bir temel yetenek olarak ne ifade ettiğini anlamaktır. Bu amaç doğrultusunda bu araştırma, kültürel değer ve inançların stratejik karar verme sürecindeki etkilerini anlamaya çalışmaktadır. Tümevarımcı nitel araştırmada, temel araştırma yöntemi olarak Gömülü Teori yöntemini kullanılmıştır. Çalışma kapsamında, Kayseri OSB mobilya sektöründe faaliyet gösteren 27 farklı işletmeden 33 stratejistle (İşletme Sahipleri ve Üst Düzey Yöneticiler) yarı yapılandırılmış derinlemesine görüşmeler yapılmıştır. Veriler Kavramsal Kodlama yöntemiyle analiz edilmiştir. Araştırma sonucunda, sahada “Batılı-Rasyonel” ve “Müslüman-Türk” olarak kavramsallaştırdığımız iki farklı kültürel değer alanı arasında bir çatışma olduğu tespit edilmiştir. Ayrıca, stratejistlerin bu çatışmayla hem iş hem de özel hayatlarında yüzleştikleri gözlemlenmiştir. Çalışmada, stratejistlerin bu çatışma karşısındaki davranışsal çıktıları “Yeniçeri” ve “Paralı Asker” davranışları olarak sınıflandırılmıştır. Son olarak, kültürel değerlerin (dini, geleneksel ve rasyonel) stratejik karar sürecinin her seviyesinde cari oldukları ve bu sayede bir(er) temel yetenek olarak güçlü ve derin bir stratejik anlam taşıdıkları gözlemlenmiştir.   

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Orcid: 0000-0001-9350-4379
Yazar: Mehmet ERTEM (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: BOZOK ÜNİVERSİTESİ, İKTİSADİ VE İDARİ BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ, İŞLETME BÖLÜMÜ
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9350-4379
Yazar: İzzet KILINÇ
Kurum: DÜZCE ÜNİVERSİTESİ, İŞLETME FAKÜLTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


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APA ERTEM, M , KILINÇ, İ . (2018). CULTURE ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING: JANISSARIES AND MERCENARIES. Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 17 (68), 1337-1373. DOI: 10.17755/esosder.436480
MLA ERTEM, M , KILINÇ, İ . "CULTURE ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING: JANISSARIES AND MERCENARIES". Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi 17 (2018): 1337-1373 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/esosder/issue/39008/436480>
Chicago ERTEM, M , KILINÇ, İ . "CULTURE ON STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING: JANISSARIES AND MERCENARIES". Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi 17 (2018): 1337-1373
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