Secil Bayraktar

Secil Bayraktar
Toulouse Business School · Human Resources Management

PhD

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Introduction
My main research interests are: cross cultural management, leadership, expatriation, change management, organizational climate, dance and organizational studies
Additional affiliations
September 2013 - September 2014
University of Victoria
Position
  • PostDoc Position

Publications

Publications (50)
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In today’s business world, the word “connection” or “being connected” has gained utmost importance at all levels of leadership. This article aims to expand the “connection” concept in the context of leadership through using dance as a metaphor. Just like a successful dance requires that the leader is well-connected to multiple variables (oneself, d...
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This paper assesses whether societal culture moderates the relationship between human resource management (HRM) practices and organizational performance. Drawing on matched employer–employee data from 387 organizations and 7187 employees in 14 countries, our findings show a positive relationship between HRM practices combined in High-Performance Wo...
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One primary mechanism through which leaders influence others in the context of organizational change is their rhetoric. While planning change communication, it is important for a change agent to craft the appropriate message content to foster employees’ commitment to change. Furthermore, the literal meaning of a message can be strengthened by the w...
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Repatriates’ knowledge is mostly under-used in companies, necessitating systematic research to identify factors that facilitate successful knowledge transfer (KT). However, despite significant differences between two groups of repatriates (company-assigned and self-initiated), research on KT has focused only on the former. Drawing on the organizati...
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Vinculada originariamente al ámbito económico y productivo, así como posteriormente a la capacidad de actuar con autonomía, la iniciativa emprendedora es objeto de interés creciente para estudiosos, profesionales y agencias diversas con responsabilidad pública. El cultivo de la capacidad de emprender es más necesario que nunca en un mundo en profun...
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This initiative examined systematically the extent to which a large set of archival research findings generalizes across contexts. We repeated the key analyses for 29 original strategic management effects in the same context (direct reproduction) as well as in 52 novel time periods and geographies; 45% of the reproductions returned results matching...
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Artificial intelligence and human resource management is a rapidly growing field of research, warranting an analysis of the existing literature. This bibliometric study seeks to meet that need by using quantitative methods on bibliometric data to evaluate the evolution of this topic through early 2022, inclusive of literature currently missing in o...
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Drawing on institutional theory, this paper aims to examine whether society and industry act as constraining factors on organizational culture and leadership preferences in three countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The sample includes 55 organizations in Egypt, Iran, and Turkey operating in the finance and food industries. The findings s...
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Purpose Given the critical consequences of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis worldwide, displaying good leadership has been of utmost importance. Hospitality has been among the industries that have been hit the hardest by the pandemic, and it requires exceptional leadership skills unique to this crisis and sector. This multi-country study a...
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As governments access capital, technology, and managerial expertise from private investors, there is an increasing trend of privatizations in infrastructure projects worldwide. Given the large size of these investments, notably in the sector of telecommunications, investors typically create a consortium with other interested firms, an investment ve...
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Purpose: Passion is considered a critical aspect of entrepreneurship. According to the dualistic model of passion (DMP), entrepreneurs’ passion for their work can be harmonious or obsessive, leading to different personal and work outcomes. Drawing on DMP and the self-determination theory, this paper investigates these two types of passion for work...
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In this paper we build on the residual control theory and examine the interdependence of countries’ institutional environment and firms’ nonmarket positions towards firm corruption. Based on World Bank data from emerging economies spanning from 2006 to 2018, we find that the interaction between lower quality market-supporting institutions and firm’...
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Purpose This paper aims to investigate the multi-faceted impact of host country risks on the success of private participation in infrastructure projects. The authors make a distinction between exogenous and endogenous risks, differentiating those that are completely beyond the control of the firm from those in which firms might exert some degree of...
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This paper investigates the impact of within-country linguistic diversity on the performance of private participation infrastructure projects. In view of the relevance of language heterogeneity in Asia, we first test a sample of 2921 projects in 7 countries in this region from 1990 to 2013. The findings indicate that higher linguistic diversity is...
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Starting in 1995, the GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness) project conducted a comprehensive study of cultural values and leadership ideals in 62 countries. According to GLOBE, Turkey belongs to the Middle Eastern cluster. However, in the past 23 years, Turkey has undergone dramatic social, economic, and political cha...
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As in many other fields, mobility of people is a fact in higher education. Although attention has been devoted to this topic, new challenges emerge at the present time. Globalization is an increasing reality and investigating the recent trends associated with it is required also in the educational context. In keeping with this idea, the present pap...
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Investments in the telecom industry are often conducted through private participation projects, allowing a group of investors to build and/or operate large infrastructure projects in the host country. As governments progressively removed the barriers to foreign ownership in this sector, these investment consortia have become increasingly internatio...
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en This paper investigates the influence of vicarious experience and national animosity on the relationship between corruption and the performance of private participation infrastructure projects. Our analysis of 27,264 projects in 114 countries from 1997 to 2013 shows that higher levels of corruption are associated with higher risk of project fail...
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Governments are increasingly relying on private participation projects and foreign ownership to access technology and capital in infrastructure projects. As a result, the ubiquity of these projects in all regions of the world is a reality that has caught the attention of both managers and scholars. Predicting the final status (success/failure) of t...
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Purpose: Drawing from conservation of resources (COR) theory, this study empirically tests the impact of transformational leadership on commitment to and intention to support organizational change, proposing self-efficacy as a mediating mechanism. This study also aims to study whether the extent of change in the organization moderates the proposed...
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This article investigates the impact of political risk on the performance of private participation infrastructure projects in emerging markets. Previous studies have shown that firms in regulated sectors are prone to employ political capabilities in their investments overseas. Our analysis of 32,257 projects in 114 emerging countries from 1997 to 2...
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This study provides a unique perspective in the field of cross-cultural management by exploring the relationship between “cultural dissonance”—the gap between cultural values and actual practice—and effective leadership attributes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Incorporating cultural dissonance into implicit leadership theory, t...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of climate risk on the success vs failure of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in private participation infrastructure (PPI) projects. The authors also consider the extent to which project-level characteristics mitigate such risks. Design/methodology/approach The authors study a sample...
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The curse of dimensionality has been an open issue for many years and still is, as finding nonobvious and previously unknown patterns in ever-increasing amounts of high-dimensional data is not an easy task. Advancing in descriptive data analysis, the present paper proposes Hybrid Unsupervised Exploratory Plots (HUEPs) as a new visualization techniq...
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Understanding the antecedents of expatriate adjustment is vital for the success of international assignments. Social support is one of the most critical predictors of cross-cultural adjustment. Nevertheless, the nuances and interaction of diverse sources and types of support in the expatriates’ social networks need further scrutiny. This study exam...
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It is well documented that employees’ supportive behavior is essential for the success of change initiatives and that leaders are considerably influential on generating this support. Drawing from Conservation of Resources theory, this paper investigates how leader member exchange (LMX) is associated with behavioral support for change through resour...
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Team cohesion is one of the most crucial drivers of team effectiveness. However, despite its importance, cohesion research fails to reach an agreement on conceptualization and dimensionality of the construct. Furthermore, previous studies of team cohesion have mostly focused on sports context, necessitating further research in work context. This pa...
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From the perspective that organizational cultures are shaped by their founders, it is expected that entrepreneurs create entrepreneurial cultures in line with their innovative approach. This paper challenges this expectation by drawing attention to the relationship between entrepreneurs and the cultures they build, with a particular emphasis on the...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of a mixed methods study that explored how active community engaged and connected managers were in their local and broader communities (engaged leadership, EL). The paper specifically investigates an under researched aspect of EL – “connectorship” – with focus on developing a measure for...
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Recycling is one of the pro-environmental behaviors that consumers adapt in order to reduce their deteriorating impact on the environment. Considering that policy changes at the macro level can be enhanced with micro level knowledge, understanding what motivates people to recycle is the first step towards increasing participation to recycling. This...
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Consumers' contribution to environmental protection becomes one of the major concerns of the 21st century in order to yield environmental, financial, and social returns. It is believed that recycling potential exists in every individual as long as motivations, capabilities, and concerns are understood. In order to induce participation, understandin...
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Since the late 1970s economic recessions, technological changes and intensified global competition have dramatically changed the nature of work. For employees, these changes cause feelings of insecurity regarding the nature and future existence of their jobs. The aim of this study is to examine the factors that influence the coping strategies that...
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With the recent economic recession and the increase of business failures along with that crisis, the study of organizational decline and turnaround responses has become even more crucial. The aim of this paper is to contribute to the quest for successful turnaround strategies by taking a resource based approach. Considering the role of sustainable...

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