The Impact of Political Factors on Economy and Business in Turkey

Gozde Yilmaz, Damla Özekan


The goal of this research is analyzing the impact of politics on business and economy in Turkey. How influencial are political factors for managers with respect to accretion of the companies? What is the dimension of political consciousness of managers and employees and what kind of regulations can be made? The study is going to enlighten answers to these questions. Total 37 SME managers attended in the study. After collecting the qualitative data within surveys, it was interpreted as quantitative extent through SPSS program. In addition to the normal dispersion and reliability of the data; t-Test, ANCOVA, ANOVA and linear correlation analyses were practiced. Findings demonstrated that the managers of SMEs consider the political factors and they are impacting positively. In regard to categorical variables, mostly bachelor degree graduates, young and middle-aged, both male and female participants indicated that politics is effective on economy and business, but when the detailed statistical analysis is examined between the variables, any significant data cannot be observed.


Political Factors, Political Behavior, Political Economy

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