A field research on the determination of entrepreneurial characteristics of SMEs businesses in Turkey

Karahan M., OKAY Ş.

AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, cilt.5, ss.4121-4132, 2011 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.4121-4132


Today, according to the conditions of competition and the new format of globalization, economic structuring of oriented private enterprise is being made mandatory. For this reason, global scale entrepreneurship has seen the importance for increasing academic interest. In this context, entrepreneurial capabilities of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) in Turkey and 599 entrepreneurs that participated in this field of research were examined. Study used data obtained from questionnaires and scales. Various statistical evaluations were reviewed and reliability work was done. Identification of entrepreneurial skills is used in the 30-item scale. Rotation results identified 9 factors. These factors, with more than half of the total variance, were explained. According to the results of the factor analysis, the scale of the maximum heap is "Presentation and sectoral relationships" factor.