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An Empirical Study On “Organization†From The Perspectives Of Sme’s Managers Operating In BalikesirOrganized Industry Zone


  • Huseyin Altay
  • Mehmet Oguz ‹lban

    () (Balikesir University)


In this study,using factor analysis, the perspectives of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises’(SMEs), operating in Balikesir Organized Industry Zone, managers towards “Organization†weredescribed. Since SMEs have an important role in countries’export increase, the perspectives of managers are very important. According to the findings, managers’asses the organization from the aspects of the willingness of keeping up with present day, things must be done for efficiency, managing daily routines, organizing according to changes in the future, uncercainty and delayering. According to the results, it is seen that the perspectives of the managers are appropriate for contemporary management requirements. At the same time, it can be said that there are some weaknesses. One of these weaknesses is apparent in delayering. Because, nowadays, organizations are delayaring and they give more importance to the management participation. The weaknesses can be result of local culture, lack of financial resources and management support.

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  • Huseyin Altay & Mehmet Oguz ‹lban, 2007. "An Empirical Study On “Organization†From The Perspectives Of Sme’s Managers Operating In BalikesirOrganized Industry Zone," Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, Anadolu University, vol. 7(1), pages 111-126, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:7:y:2007:i:1:p:111-126

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    1. Boselie, J.P.P.E.F. & van der Wiele, A., 2001. "Employee Perceptions of HRM and TQM and the Effects on Satisfaction and INtention to Leave," ERIM Report Series Research in Management ERS-2001-42-ORG, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), ERIM is the joint research institute of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
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    SMEs; Organization; ExploratoryFactor Analysis.;

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    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General


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