Halit Keskin

Halit Keskin
Yildiz Technical University · Department of management and organization

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December 2016 - present
Yildiz Technical University
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  • Professor (Full)
December 1993 - January 2016
Gebze Technical University
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  • Head of Faculty

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The “circular economy” practices within the concept of sustainability offer solutions to the problem of uncontrolled production and irresponsible consumption that the world is trying to overcome. Approaches are being developed within the framework of circular economy in many areas from economy to environment, from education to local government poli...
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Error management culture (EMC) has received a significant interest in the service management literature. However, there remains a lack of studies investigating the underlying mechanisms (mediating variables) where EMC affects service innovation within the boundary condition of its moderating variables. This study investigates how EMC influences ser...
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Research on supply chain management (SCM) focuses on “what” factors of a supply chain enable firms to achieve high performance. It examines the effect of two strategically important pillars: supply chain relationships or capabilities. However their isolated investigation leads to a limited understanding of “how” they can be combined to increase fir...
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Bu çalışmada, yorumlayıcı fenomenolojik analiz (YFA) yöntemini bir nitel araştırma deseni olarak kullanan yönetim ve organizasyon çalışmalarının sistematik bir şekilde incelenmesi ve YFA yönteminin Türkçe alan yazınına tanıtılması amaçlanmıştır. Bu kapsamda, Web of Science veri tabanında bulunan 17 YFA araştırması YFA’nın doğası ve temel özellikler...
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Team intuition and creativity are growing research areas in the new product development (NPD) literature. However, past studies superficially investigated the relationship between team intuition and team creativity, in terms of team outcome, based on the narrow conceptualization and operationalization of team intuition in the NPD literature. In thi...
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Alasdair MacIntyre’s title, After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory (AV), is a thought‐provoking, influential, ground‐breaking title that contributes much to business ethics studies. However, to date, there has not been any systematic and comprehensive study that has examined AV’s overall impact on the business ethics landscape. This study thus offer...
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A few studies have examined error management culture (EMC) in the new product development (NPD) team context. This study investigates the role of EMC on the process outcomes (e.g., team learning (TL) and team creativity (TC)) and project performance (e.g., new product financial performance-NPFP) of NPD projects within the boundary condition of proj...
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Abstract Purpose-This study aims to determine the simultaneous effect of exporting firms' competitive strategies and capabilities on the achievement of competitive advantages and export performance under the boundary conditions of competitive intensity. In so doing, the study combines the alternative theoretical lenses of the resource-based view a...
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Narsisizm kavramı aşırı öz-güven, alkışlanma arzusu, yoğun beğenilme beklentisi, kendini oldukça özel hissetmek, özel bir muameleyi hak ettiğine inanmak, iddialılık, risk alma, saldırganlık, kıskançlık, sömürmek ve empati yoksunluğu ile ilişkilendirilir. Çalışmanın temel amacı narsisizmin örgütsel çalışmalar alanında yansıması olan CEO narsisizmini...
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TÜBA; Akademi Başkanı Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Şeker, Sağlık Bakanlığı Bilim Kurulu Üyesi Prof. Dr. Ali Özer ve Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt Üniversitesi (AYBÜ) Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Cem Korkut’un editörlüğünde, salgının hayatımızın her alanındaki etkisine ışık tutan, 1.000 sayfayı aşkın “Küresel Salgının Anatomisi: İnsan ve Toplumun Geleceği” başlıklı kitap yayımla...
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Exporting attracts attention as an international sales activity, which has been studied by the country's economic managements, firm managers and academic researchers as it reduces the current deficit by providing foreign exchange inflow in economy and has positive effects on the profitability indicators at the firm level. Though there are many stud...
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This paper leverages the current literature on the antecedents and consequences of firm absorptive capacity by investigating the relationships between covariant organizational verbal symbols, including stories, metaphors, and common language, covariant firm absorptive capacity variables (e.g., external knowledge acquisition, assimilation, transform...
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Although a consensus exists in the literature regarding the operationalization of the affective component of destination image, interestingly there is no agreement on the operationalization of the cognitive aspect of the destination image of Istanbul. Also, even though there are a few studies investigating the concept of 'nostalgic emotion' in tour...
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Z İlgi çekici bir pazarlama yöntemi olarak sosyal medya pazarlamasının (SMP) benimsen-mesi ve kullanımı gittikçe küresel bir boyuta ulaşmakta, bu durum pazarlama yöneticileri-ne ve pazarlama araştırmacılarına benzersiz fırsatlar sunmaktadır. Bu anlamda işletmeler müşterilerine gerçek zamanlı olarak ulaşabilme fırsatı yakalarken, araştırmacılar da s...
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The manner in which organizational wisdom-related variables or practices (e.g., reasoning, intuition, virtue, prudence, and aesthetics) are related to firm product innovativeness, and financial performance is rarely addressed empirically in the management literature. By studying 202 Turkish firms and employing both structural equation modeling anal...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate how i) knowledge sharing (KS) contributes to firm’s intellectual capital, ii) intellectual capital influence on operational and financial performance. We also show the moderating role of innovation quality on the relationships among human, structural and relational capitals and operational performance rat...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate how i) knowledge sharing (KS) contributes to firm’s intellectual capital, ii) intellectual capital influence on operational and financial performance. We also show the moderating role of innovation quality on the relationships among human, structural and relational capitals and operational performance rat...
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This research aims to tap into the largely opaque origins of opportunities in the online context by exploring the role of business model development as a key for the creation and configuration of the mental and social infrastructure necessary for the emergence of online entrepreneurial opportunity. Tracing the sources of online entrepreneurial oppo...
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Purpose-Addressing to the particular gap in the innovative marketing literature, which is little is known about what the positive marketing is, its nature and benefits, and how it works on the levels of innovation (i.e. product, process, position, paradigm), this study aims to: define and establish the characteristics of a positive marketing practi...
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In this study, we investigated the positive and negative emotion concepts in the prototype perspective and then tested them on customer satisfaction. By studying 612 customers in luxury restaurants, we found that two levels of customer emotions (i.e. positive and negative emotions) as a super-ordinate level, 4 positive emotions (i.e. contentment, h...
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Purpose Changing customer demands, needs and desires; emerging technologies; and increasing competition among firms force software development teams to develop and then implement new software projects to satisfy their customers and become more competitive in their marketplace. In this respect, knowledge sharing is critical for project success. Howe...
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The concept of market knowledge absorptive capacity (AC) is one of the dynamic capabilities that a firm has which is crucial for market success of the organization. However, the effect of market knowledge AC on the firm innovativeness (i.e. product and process) and the impact of dynamic rules of action embedded in organizational structure and behav...
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This research aims to tap into the largely opaque origins of opportunities in the online context by exploring the role of business model development as a key for the creation and configuration of the mental and social infrastructure necessary for the emergence of online entrepreneurial opportunity. Tracing the sources of online entrepreneurial oppo...
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As a new and inquiring concept, cyberbullying has attracted many researchers from a variety of disciplines. However, a specific context of the cyberbullying concept, workplace cyberbullying and its impact on employees’ behaviors has rarely been theoretically reported in the literature. Addressing this particular gap in the literature, we develop a...
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In this research we articulate the concept of collective unconscious at the organizational level and propose a framework based on the organizational symbolism literature regarding the sources and manifestations of the collective unconscious construct. We first present the collective unconscious from the lens of analytical psychology and suggest a t...
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Taking into consideration the popularity of organizational aesthetics in organizational behavior literature, and adapting dynamic capabilities perspective, we suggest that organizational aesthetic capability is an important competence that enables organizations to cope with the environmental uncertainty. Nonetheless, organizational aesthetic capabi...
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The interwoven relationships among positive emotions and connections among people within the organization, manifested as collective gratitude and hope, and high-quality connections (HQCs), and firm service innovativeness and financial performance have rarely been addressed in the service innovation management literature. By studying 251 service fir...
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Z: En dikkat çekici stratejik yönelimlerden biri olarak pazar yönelimi, müşterilerin beklenti ve ihtiyaçlarını anlamaya, tatmin etmeye ve benzersiz müşteri değeri sağlamaya yönelik örgütsel faaliyetlerin bütünüdür. Ancak hızla değişen rekabetçi çevrede, sadece pazar yönelimine odaklanmak yerine, onu güçlendirecek ve performansa katkı sağlayacak uyg...
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p>On the subject of the effects of the Board of Directors on the performance of the company, written articles have generally been limited to listed companies. The effects of the Board of Directors and their respective structure on the performance of the company consist of a subject matter that has been frequently researched in the literature by mea...
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Prevailing perspectives on entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and business model innovation (BMI) are mainly cognitive which hides the value of collective emotional framework in the creation of value through business innovation and entrepreneurial behavior patterns at the firm level reflecting risk-taking, innovativeness, proactiveness, competitive a...
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As a fascinating concept, storytelling attracts many researchers from a variety of disciplines. Of particular interest is the power of storytelling both on a corporate and on a product level. However, its components and implications on the people and their behavioral intentions (i.e., word and mouth, visit intention) within travel marketing are lim...
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This research examines collective gratitude, and makes three contributions to management literature. The first contribution is theoretical. The concept of gratitude is a vital emotion or a virtue for daily life in organizations. However, the collective effect of gratitude among employees in work place is interestingly missing in the organizational...
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The concept of absorptive capacity is one of the main drivers of new product development. However, absorptive capacity has been treated as a concrete, uni-dimensional proxy targeting R&D context. Explicitly, absorptive capacity variables namely; acquisition, assimilation, transformation, and utilization of external information/knowledge have rarely...
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Learning new and relevant knowledge and utilize it for achieving superior performance is vital for organizations in continuously increased uncertainty, volatile and turbulent environmental conditions. Researchers, on the one hand are currently investigating the relationship between organizational learning capability and performance, on the other ha...
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The term resilience has attracted the attention of many researchers from a variety of disciplines; however, an organisation’s resilience capacity has rarely been addressed in the new product development literature. In this study, we empirically tested the role of organisational resilience capacity-related variables on firm product innovativeness an...
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As an intriguing concept, organizational sensemaking has attracted many researchers from a variety of disciplines. However, a specific context of the sensemaking concept, a firm's sensemaking capability on technology-related information and strategy development (i.e., technology sensemaking capability) has rarely been reported in the literature. In...
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Despite increasing importance of international marketing for firms to survive and continue to prosper as well as increase their profitability in a rapidly changing environment, researchers pay more attention to domestic knowledge issues rather than international marketing. However; several factors (i.e. economies of scale, competitive strike, gover...
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Management scholars and practitioners became increasingly concerned about the effective management of customer relationships since the recent emergence of customer relationship management (CRM) and the relevant software industry in the late 1990s. This study is driven by the urge to explore the potential mechanisms to leverage and actualize this pr...
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The enabling conditions of complex adaptive systems (CAS), such as context and emergence, for firm product innovativeness have rarely been addressed in the new product development (NPD) literature. In this study, we empirically investigated how emergence, which is a process involving coordinated actions and interdependency, influences firm product...
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The concept of total quality management (TQM) has attracted many researchers from a variety of disciplines. In particular, the literature has addressed the impact of TQM on a firm’s operations and performance. However, disparate perspectives on the relationship between TQM and a firm’s financial performance have emerged. In this paper, we suggest a...
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As a fascinating concept, the mechanisms of complex adaptive system (CAS) attracted many researchers from a variety of disciplines. Nevertheless, how the mechanism-related variables, such as strategic resonance, accreting nodes, pattern forming, and catalytic behavior of organization, impact the firm product innovativeness is rarely addressed empir...
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Due to the increasing competitiveness in shopping environments, profiling consumers becomes critical for retailers and their managers. However, researchers investigated the consumer profiling based on either the shopping motivations, or the shopping values, or the consumers' decision making styles separately mostly by using K-means clustering metho...
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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is an important tool for business processes planning, information flowing, executing and controlling, regarding the sources of the companies’ (financial, material, equipment, labor) deployed premises in different places. Supply Chain Management (SCM) practices are extroverted doors of the companies in order...
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The increased complexity and uncertainty in the organizational environment makes organizational change an indispensable part of organizations' survival. This study suggests that organizational change is a concept that has to be examined within the dynamic conditions of the environment, under which organization operates, and proposes that learning f...
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This study investigates the antecedents and consequences of team learning, which is composed of information acquisition, dissemination, and implementation, in information technology (IT) implementation projects. By investigating 129 IT implementation project teams, we found that (1) information acquisition and information dissemination have a posit...
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The increased complexity and uncertainty in the organizational environment makes organizational change an indispensable part of organizations' survival. This study suggests that organizational change is a concept that has to be examined within the dynamic conditions of the environment, under which organization operates, and proposes that learning f...
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Organizational adaptive capability is a broad term and was studied from different perspectives, such as market, technology, and management system, in the management literature. However, the simultaneous effects of these different perspectives and their related adaptive capability constructs on a firm's product innovativeness have yet to be addresse...
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Facing the globally competitive environment characterized by uncertainty, dynamism and volatility, technological learning plays an important role in firms’ competitive success, supporting their ability to develop maintain and exploit dynamic core competencies, besides leveraging firms to pursue technology based strategies. At this point, extending...
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With the increasing popularity of organizational sensemaking in the literature, sensemaking capability of firms attracts many researchers and practitioners from different fields. Nevertheless, sensemaking capability is rarely addressed in the new product development (NPD) project teams in the technology and innovation management literature. Specifi...
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This study operationalized an organization's emotional memory as a multidimensional construct involving past emotional experience level, dispersion, and storage in organizations. It also identified the past emotional experience vividness or clearance as a moderator factor determining the availability of the emotional memory in organizational memory...
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Aim: This study was performed in order to determine the methods of overcoming with stress of the specialist physicians. Method: Our study is a descriptive study. In the study, the scale of overcoming with stress was applied to the 100 specialist physicians who working in 5 different health care institutions in and around the Istanbul in 2009. Resul...
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Purpose - As a fascinating concept, the term of organizational memory attracted many researchers from a variety of disciplines. In particular, the content of organizational memory, which involves declarative and procedural memory, found broad research interest in the management literature. Nevertheless, there is sparse research in the management li...
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Prior research on supply chain management (SCM) suggests that information sharing has become a major driver of competitive advantage. In the context of increasingly globalized and competitive economy where organizations are part of an environment characterized by networks of inter- and intra-organizational relationships, an important prerequisite o...
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Emotional capability is considered an emerging phenomenon in the group behavior literature. However, little attention is given to the role of emotional capability in heterogeneous work groups in general and cross-functional product development teams in particular in an empirical context. In this study, the antecedents and results of the emotional c...
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ZET: Günümüzün youn rekabet koulları, iletmelerin çalıanlarının en etkin ve verimli ekilde çalımalarına imkan salamalarını zorunlu kılmaktadır. Bu zorunluluk çalıanların i tatminlerinin salanmasına verilen önemi artırmaktadır. letmeler belirlenmi hedef ve amaçlara iletme içerisinde yüksek i tatminine sahip çalıanlarla ulaabilir. Bundan dolayı, ilet...
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With the increasing interest in the concept of justice in the group behavior literature, the procedural justice (PJ) climate attracts many researchers and practitioners from different fields. Nevertheless, the PJ climate is rarely addressed in the new product development (NPD) project team literature. Specifically, the technology and innovation man...
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Team memory is important, yet it is rarely addressed in papers on software development. We investigated the antecedents and consequences of team memory (both declarative and procedural) in software development projects. By examining 67 projects in the IT departments of 38 firms, we found, using PLS that customer orientation and innovation orientati...
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The concept of emotional capability is one of the competencies that a firm has which is vital for the daily life of the organization. However, the effect of emotional capability, involving the dynamics of encouragement, displaying freedom, playfulness, experiencing, reconciliation, and identification constructs on the firm innovativeness (i.e., pro...
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Purpose – This paper aims to examine the impact of a firm's emotional capability on its performance by considering the environmental dynamism, and to enhance the literature on organizational change and competencies. Design/methodology/approach – The study involves a questionnaire-based survey of managers and employees from a variety of firms operat...
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Purpose – Organizational learning and unlearning is a popular and important topic in business as well as academia. Even though there is a plethora of studies on organizational learning, surprisingly little is known about the conceptualization and operationalization of organizational unlearning. The purpose of this paper is to discuss organizational...
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Stress is an important research area in the group and organizational behavior literature, yet it is underestimated in the new product development scholarship. In particular, the impact of team stressors on project and process outcomes was not empirically investigated in NPD project teams. In this study, we test the influence of team stressors, cons...
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Developing new software quickly, successfully, and at low cost is critical in organizations. Ways of assessing the effectiveness of development teams has highlighted measures of factors, such as teamwork, group cohesiveness, and team integration, but the use of group potency theory (the collective belief of a group that it can be effective) is rare...
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Team learning is vital for organizations in order to compete in fast-paced environments. However, the ways learning can be effective in such environments warrents research, especially for teams developing new products under rapidly changing technological and market conditions. Interestingly, recent new product development (NPD) literature demonstra...
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Learning capability, as a part of organizational capabilities, is an important factor for product innovativeness. The antecedents of the learning capability of the firm should be expanded to leverage the understanding of how firms can develop new products with success. The human resources management and organization behavior literature indicates th...
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Purpose--This paper aims to unify the fragmented views on organizational intelligence from the perspective of Giddens' structuration theory. Design/methodology/approach--The paper used a case study of a firm, which is a small electronics manufacturing group located in the New England area of the northeast USA. Data were collected by observation, or...