She joined to the School of Information, Sytems an Modelling, UTS as the director of the Masters of Business and technology in 2017. Her main interest and research topics are Digital Transformations, Entrepreneurship and Technology & Innovation Management.
She received her B. S. degree from Industrial Engineering Department at Bogazici University, her M.A degree from Economics Department at BU, and her Ph.D. degree from Management Department at Istanbul Technical University. She holds "Entreprenuership Certificate" from Harvard Business School and "Regional Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program Certificate" from MIT.
She worked at: Bogazici University, Case Western Reserve University (USA), Portland State University (USA), Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), and Sabanci University (Turkey). She was at Cambridge University, UK and MIT, USA as a visiting professor in 2008 and 2014 respectively. She participated in many international projects, including UN and EU projects. She has more than 80 publications, including 9 books. She received an “encouragement award” from Turkish Academy of Sciences in 2003 and best book award from International Association for Management of Technology in 2012.
She served at various administrative roles. After being the Director of Competitiveness Center during the period of 2008-11, she was founding Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at Sabanci University that she directed during the period of 2012-7.
2012 Best Book Award, IAMOT.
2007-8 Post-Graudate Scholarship Program /R2219 funding program, TUBITAK.
2003 TÜBA (Turkish Academy of Sciences) Encouragement Awards at Social Sciences.
2001 TÜGIAD (Turkish Young Industrialists Association)‘s Best Paper Award (then published as a book).
Can supervise: YES
- Entrepreneurial ecosystems
- Digital technologies
- High technology companies/start-ups
- Women in High-tech
Her research primarily falls into two academic disciplines: Technology Management and Entrepreneurship. Her fundamental curiosity is to discover the societal conditions that foster and utilize innovation and technology for economic growth. Her research particularly focuses on how new technologies are formed and the role of entrepreneurship and public policy in their creation. Another intellectual stimulus in her studies is to develop tools for managers, entrepreneurs and policy makers. In particular, she has expertise in assessment methodologies. For example, her work on measuring competitiveness at firm level helps firms to audit their activities, strategies and structure so that they could have well-informed strategic decisions in developing their competitiveness capabilities. This assessment model has been practically used for an award given to the most competitive firm at annual basis by the largest Industrial Association in Turkey.
- Entrepreneurship and Technology & Innovation Management
- Strategic Business Management
- IT Strategy
Cetindamar, D, Phaal, R & Probert, D 2016, Technology Management Activities and Tools, Palgrave Macmillan.
There is no single best way to manage technology in a company and there is no mechanistic route to success, but this accessible handbook provides a wealth of international examples, up-to-date case studies and activities designed to ...
© 2013 Springer-Verlag London. All rights are reserved. The scale and complexity of research and practices of open innovation mandate a correspondingly sophisticated form of decision making. Strategic Planning Decisions brings together a number of tools that ease the decision process in technology companies, providing both conceptual frameworks and practical applications. Innovative approaches are presented such as an ontology-based model where all the relevant aspects of a potential technology are interrelated to provide a comprehensive and logically connected data pool for decision makers. Divided into two sections, Strategic Planning Decisions describe both strategic approaches using the decision tools, and tactical approaches. Some of these tools are expanded while some others are embedded in a model that will lay the ground for practical application. These include: bibliometric analysis, ontology, roadmapping, lead user, six sigma, and multi-actor & multi-objective decision making methods Recent research and relevant theory are balanced with up-to-date practical applications and hands-on techniques making Strategic Planning Decisions ideal for engineers who wish to keep up-to-date with current ideas in the field of TM. It also provides workable methods for practising managers from all levels who wish to apply a more rigorous approach in their work and consultants concerned with technology assessment and its management.
Çetindamar, D 2003, The Growth of Venture Capital A Cross-cultural Comparison, Greenwood Publishing Group.
Identifies factors that influence the emergence and growth of venture capital industries around the world, illuminating the various ways in which innovations are financed and enterpreneurship is encouraged.
Yaprak, A, Yosun, T & Cetindamar, D 2018, 'The influence of firm-specific and country-specific advantages in the internationalization of emerging market firms: Evidence from Turkey', International Business Review, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 198-207.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
© 2017 Elsevier Ltd This paper examines the role of institutional factors that enable firm- and country-specific drivers of emerging market (EM) firms' internationalization based on case-based research conducted in one EM, Turkey. Findings indicate that 10 major factors comprised of firm-specific and country-specific advantages drove the focal case study firms abroad: the firm-specific factors ranged from financial and operations supremacy; excellence in value chain activities; inexpensive human resources; rapid learning capabilities in production and technology development; and adaptability to foreign markets; while the country-specific factors included home-government policies supporting internationalization; logistical advantages arising from geographical position; adaptability capabilities resulting from former survival through institutional voids; strong social ties formed through networks; and availability of low cost resources. These findings are discussed and future research questions are offered.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D 2018, 'Designed by law: Purpose, accountability, andtransparency at benefit corporations', Cogent Business and Management, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1-14.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
The article explores the realization of major goals of the Benefit
Corporation (BC) law, which is a corporation form designed for social enterprises in the United States in 2010. BCs have a dual mission of generating both profit and social value and hence they might have the potential to transform society. This paper attempts to observe the first movers established as BCs during the period of 2010–2012. By adopting the institutional theory approach, the study examines the realization of the BC law's three major goals: purpose, accountability, and transparency.
The paper utilizes the regulatory legitimacy concept to measure the discrepancy between design and implementation of law. The observations point out some of the challenges of establishing new innovative organizations through an institutional intervention of a law. Conclusions consist of implications of the study as well as suggestions
for further studies.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D & Ozkazanc-Pan, B 2017, 'Assessing Mission Drift at Venture Capital Impact Investors', Business Ethics: A European Review, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 257-270.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D & Rickne, A 2017, 'Using the Functional Analysis to Understand the Emergence of Biomaterials within an Existing Biotechnology System: Observations from a Case Study in Turkey', Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 313-324.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
The paper applies a functional approach to the analysis of an emerging technology within an innovation system (IS) in a developing country. By doing so, the paper identifies the advantages and drawbacks of the approach through a dynamic analysis and highlights the life cycle of an IS within which a new technology is emerging. This is done empirically by analysing the emergence of biosimilars within the infant Turkish biotechnology system mainly from the perspective of firms. Our analysis of the Turkish case illustrates how the tool of functional approach could be valuable in understanding the dynamics of a technology in a developing country context. Policy suggestions and implications of the study are presented as concluding remarks.
Cetindamar, D, Phaal, R & Probert, DR 2016, 'Technology management as a profession and the challenges ahead', JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, vol. 41, pp. 1-13.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D 2014, 'Understanding the Turkish biotechnology system through the functions of an innovation system', International Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 13, no. 1-3, pp. 105-119.View/Download from: Publisher's site
The paper empirically examines biotechnology innovation system in order to present the concerns of developing countries. Through mapping innovation processes/functions over time, it is possible to develop insights of the dynamics of innovation systems. This mapping is carried out for the Turkish biotechnology system, and the findings are summarised. © 2014 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
© Emerald Group Publishing Limited 1059-5422 Purpose – Competition is of interest to both policy makers and managers. However, existing studies concentrate on the measurement of national competitiveness while neglecting firm competitiveness. The purpose of this paper is to fill this gap by developing a comprehensive and generic measurement model to understand firm competitiveness. The model is used to develop an award system to help companies in the self-assessment of their competitiveness. Design/methodology/approach – The theoretical base of the measurement of firm level competitiveness is driven from two national competitiveness models, namely World Competitive Yearbook and Global Competitiveness Index, while the assessment structure is based on the well-known European Foundation for Quality Management Excellence Award. The competitiveness model developed in this paper is put into use in Turkey. The measures of the model are used for assessing the competitiveness of ten firms, in order to choose the most competitive firm of the year. The study in Turkey explains how the measurement model works by illustrating an example. Findings – This paper attempts to develop a generic model in which the competition parameters do not change for individual companies. The model covers a wide variety of parameters that form the base of competition at the firm level. It is demonstrated that the competition model developed in the paper works in practice. Originality/value – This paper contributes to the national competitiveness by providing deeper understanding of the dynamics of firm-level competitiveness and provides some implications and suggestions for further studies.
Fis, AM & Çetindamar, D 2013, 'Start-Up Information Search Practices: The Case of Turkey', Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 22-36.
Information search may be especially crucial in an emerging economy context where gaps in knowledge are magnified due to the limited availability, accessibility, and quality of sources. Under the framework of social embeddedness, we observe the role of previous entrepreneurial experience in information search conducted during start-up. The impact of information search on future growth is also explored. Based on an empirical study of 172 Turkish entrepreneurs, the results indicate that (1) first-time entrepreneurs search more intensely, (2) first-time entrepreneurs utilize a greater number of formal resources, and (3) the intensity of information search is positively related with future growth.
Cetindamar, D, Wasti, NS & Beyhan, B 2012, 'Technology management tools and techniques: Factors affecting their usage and their impact on performance', International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, vol. 9, no. 5.View/Download from: Publisher's site
This study investigates which technology management (TM) tools are used in practice, what determines their usage, and whether they affect the user firms' performance. Based on a survey of 52 electronics and machinery firms in Turkey, the study shows there are significant relationships between the number of TM tools and techniques that a firm uses and (i) the hierarchical level of the chief technology officer (CTO) or most senior manager responsible for technology, (ii) his/her field of education, and (iii) the size of the firm. The findings indicate a significant and linear relationship between the extent to which the firms have reached their growth targets and the number of TM tools and techniques used. This relationship is, however, not observed between firm profitability and the number of TM tools and techniques. The findings have important implications for the practice of TM. © 2012 World Scientific Publishing Company.
Cetindamar, D, Gupta, VK, Karadeniz, EE & Egrican, N 2012, 'What the numbers tell: The impact of human, family and financial capital on women and men's entry into entrepreneurship in Turkey', ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, vol. 24, no. 1-2, pp. 29-51.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Beyhan, B & Cetindamar, D 2011, 'No escape from the dominant theories: The analysis of intellectual pillars of technology management in developing countries', TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE, vol. 78, no. 1, pp. 103-115.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D, Wasti, SN, Ansal, H & Beyhan, B 2009, 'Does technology management research diverge or converge in developing and developed countries?', TECHNOVATION, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 45-58.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D, Phaal, R & Probert, D 2009, 'Understanding technology management as a dynamic capability: A framework for technology management activities', TECHNOVATION, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 237-246.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D & Ulusoy, G 2008, 'Innovation performance and partnerships in manufacturing firms in Turkey', Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 332-345.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Purpose - This paper aims to shed light on the relationship between partnerships and innovation efforts of the firms. The goal is to understand whether Turkish firms collaborate for innovation or not and, if they do, what is the impact of partnerships on the innovation performance of firms? Design/methodology/approach - In this research, a survey methodology is employed. The questionnaire is implemented through structured interviews conducted with 135 Turkish companies from the textile, chemical, food and machinery industries. Findings - The findings show that Turkish firms have high-collaboration ties with other companies in particular but the existing partnerships have a weak impact on innovation performance. Research limitations/implications - As only one country is studied and data come from one year, the findings of this study are limited in terms of generalizing the results for a wide variety of developing countries. Practical implications - Non-materialized performance is to a degree due to low quality of relationships, but more importantly Turkish firms need to find ways to improve their partnerships and in-house capabilities, particularly their absorptive capacities, if they want to improve their innovativeness through partnerships. Originality/value - This paper is one of the early examples empirically investigating the relationship between technology collaborations and innovation performance of firms in a developing country context. © Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Cetindamar, D & Hopkins, T 2008, 'Enhancing students' responsibility towards society through civic involvement projects', INNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION AND TEACHING INTERNATIONAL, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 401-410.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D 2007, 'Making use of biotechnology applications in Turkish agriculture: Why is it not yet happening?', Int. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, vol. 6, no. 4/5, pp. 576-591.
One of the primary challenges for developing countries is to create new opportunities for sustainable economic development through the use of new technologies such as biotechnology. In this context, the use of agricultural biotechnology to produce cheap biofuel made from agricultural crops as well as agricultural waste (cellulose) might have a great potential to promote rural development in Turkey. Yet, in order to make it happen it needs a clear commitment of the Turkish government. This paper evaluates the effectiveness of Turkish Science and Technology Policy in making better use of biotechnology to address the country's economic, environmental and social challenges. The insufficient use knowledge to promote endogenous economic development is related to inadequate regulation of science and technology in Turkey and the lack of political leadership in the effective implemenation of national initiatives to promote technological innovation.
Cetindamar, D & Husoy, K 2007, 'Corporate social responsibility practices and environmentally responsible behavior: The case of the United Nations Global Compact', JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, vol. 76, no. 2, pp. 163-176.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D 2007, 'Making use of biotechnology applications in Turkish agriculture: Why is it not yet happening?', International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, vol. 6, no. 4-5, pp. 576-591.
One of the primary challenges for developing countries is to create new opportunities for sustainable economic development through the use of new technologies such as biotechnology. In this context, the use of agricultural biotechnology to produce cheap biofuel made from agricultural crops as well as agricultural waste (cellulose) might have a great potential to promote rural development in Turkey. Yet, in order to make it happen it needs a clear commitment of the Turkish government. This paper evaluates the effectiveness of Turkish Science and Technology Policy in making better use of biotechnology to address the country's economic, environmental and social challenges. The insufficient use knowledge to promote endogenous economic development is related to inadequate regulation of science and technology in Turkey and the lack of political leadership in the effective implemenation of national initiatives to promote technological innovation. Copyright © 2007 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Cetindamar, D 2005, 'Policy issues for Turkish entrepreneurs', Int. J. of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, vol. 5, no. 3/4, pp. 187-205.
While it is becoming clear that there is a positive relationship between entrepreneurship and economic development, the topic of entrepreneurship in developing countries has been neglected in the literature. This paper assesses the problems and expectations of entrepreneurs in Turkey. Its main findings are as follows: Turkey underutilises youth and women entrepreneurial resources; there exists a large informal economy that tends to support self-employment rather than entrepreneurship per se; entrepreneurs do not have the kinds of ties with organisations that might be helpful when they are first starting out; entrepreneurs see as their main problems bureaucracy and unstable state policies. Based on these findings, the paper concludes with a policy discussion regarding the development of entrepreneurship in Turkey.
Cetindamar, D 2005, 'Policy issues for Turkish entrepreneurs', International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, vol. 5, no. 3-4, pp. 187-205.
While it is becoming clear that there is a positive relationship between entrepreneurship and economic development, the topic of entrepreneurship in developing countries has been neglected in the literature. This paper assesses the problems and expectations of entrepreneurs in Turkey. Its main findings are as follows:Turkey underutilises youth and women entrepreneurial resources there exists a large informal economy that tends to support self-employment rather than entrepreneurship per se entrepreneurs do not have the kinds of ties with organisations that might be helpful when they are first starting out entrepreneurs see as their main problems bureaucracy and unstable state policies. Based on these findings, the paper concludes with a policy discussion regarding the development of entrepreneurship in Turkey. © 2005 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Cetindamar, D, Catay, B & Basmaci, OS 2005, 'Competition through collaboration: insights from an initiative in the Turkish textile supply chain', SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, vol. 10, no. 3-4, pp. 238-240.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D 2003, 'The diffusion of environmental technologies: the case of the Turkish fertiliser industry', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 68-87.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D 2001, 'The role of regulations in the diffusion of environment technologies: Micro and macro issues', European Journal of Innovation Management, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 186-193.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Analyzes the impact of regulations on the process of the diffusion and development of environment technologies from the perspective of both firm and technology policies. Based on a case study in the Turkish fertilizer industry, observes that regulations and public pressures are the main determinants both in the transfer and in the diffusion of environment technologies, indicating the importance of the institutional infrastructure, namely the interplay among firms, government and non-governmental organizations. Thus, attempts to integrate the findings of the study and concludes with some technology policy issues both at the micro and macro level. © 2001, MCB UP Limited
A well functioning and dynamic system of innovation financing is an important tool for the development of future growth sectors. This analysis of the dynamics of innovation financing by using the case of Sweden shows the importance of government and venture capital in financing innovation. It highlights two further important features. First, the role of acquisitions in innovation financing identifies 'competent acquirers' as active actors in the financing system; this is in addition to the public sector and the venture capital industry. Second, innovation financing differs by firms' technology specialization and industrial sectors. In particular, technology-based service firms have different financing patterns to that of manufacturing firms. The paper concludes with a discussion on the functions of three important actors in financing systems, namely government, venture capital, and competent acquirers. © 2000 Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Braunerhjelm, P, Carlsson, B, Cetindamar, D & Johansson, D 2000, 'The old and the new: the evolution of polymer and biomedical clusters in Ohio and Sweden', JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY ECONOMICS, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 471-488.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Karaömerlioglu, DÇ & Jacobsson, S 2000, 'The swedish venture capital industry: An infant, adolescent or grown-up?', Venture Capital, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 61-88.View/Download from: Publisher's site
This paper analyses the evolution of the Swedish venture capital (VC) industry. The institutional infrastructure in the form of legal access to available savings, the incentive structure and the exit possibilities for the VC firm initially blocked the evolution of the VC industry but institutional changes initiated a catch-up process in Sweden in the 1990s. The size of the Swedish VC industry is now substantial, among the four largest in the OECDset in relation to population. A distinct structural change in the Swedish VC industry in favour of diversity is also taking place but the industry is not yet mature with respect to its competence. The key policy issues are related not only to expanding the size of the industry, but also to increasing its competence. Further institutional change is, therefore, warranted, not only in terms of tax reforms and improving the access to pension funds and other savings, but also in terms of distinct policies aiming at increasing the flow of competence to the VC industry. © 2000 Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Karaomerlioglu, DC 1999, 'Does microelectronics reduce economies of scale? A case study in the Turkish chemical industry', REVIEW OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 219-238.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Ansal, HK & Karaomerlioglu, DC 1999, 'New technologies and employment: industry and firm level evidence from Turkey', NEW TECHNOLOGY WORK AND EMPLOYMENT, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 82-99.View/Download from: Publisher's site
This paper offers a new approach to the definition of manufacturing activities, placing them in a broader framework to capture the dynamics of manufacturing in the economy. After discussing why in many cases it may bc appropriate to consider producer services and tnanttfacturing industries together, the paper analyzes the development of manufacturing and producer service industries in the United States. We examine the factors leading to the growth of producer services, concluding that unbundling, the shift of some activities (such as legal, accounting, and data processing services) from manufacturing to producer services industries, is an important explanation for this growth. Finally, we discuss the relationship between manufacturing and producer services. Our analysis, based on a broader definition of manufacturing, shows that over the last two decades the U.S. manufacturing base has declined only slightly rather than radically as suggested in many studies. © 1999 OPA (Overseas Publishers Association).
Karaomerlioglu, DC 1998, 'Technology as a system: industrial and technological systems', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, vol. 15, no. 6-7, pp. 681-690.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Karaomerlioglu, DC 1997, 'Technology and new means of information: Windows of opportunity for developing countries?', Resource Sharing and Information Networks, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 59-65.View/Download from: Publisher's site
New technologies are affecting libraries in many ways. Document delivery is one of the areas that has changed dramatically due to technological developments. New practices of document delivery in the form of electronic deliveries are reshaping the functions of libraries. In the area of new technologies, a great challenge is felt by libraries in developing countries that suffer from technological backwardness, lack of educated staff, non-standard applications of library techniques, financial problems, and lack of collaboration with other libraries. These problems will be examined, based upon the case of Turkey; and some tentative guidelines will be drawn to solve these problems for developing countries. The main emphasis will be given to the human factor. It is asserted that having technological infrastructure alone will not mean a lot since innovations in technology must be accompanied by appropriate organizational and social innovations that are related mainly to the development of human factor. © 1997 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.
Karaomerlioglu, DC 1997, 'The impact of process control technology on Turkish chemical industry', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 307-321.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Karaomerlioglu, DC 1997, 'The industrial enterprise and its environment: Spatial perspectives - Conti,S, Malecki,EJ, Oinas,P', JOURNAL OF REGIONAL SCIENCE, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 158-160.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D & Beyhan, B 2019, 'Using Women Entrepreneurship in Technology Ventures: Gendered Organization and Gendered Society Interactions' in Appio, FP, Therin, F & Yoon, H (eds), Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Edward Elgar.View/Download from: UTS OPUS
Women technology entrepreneurs are a neglected topic in entrepreneurship literature. Rather than following gender blind frameworks used for entrepreneurship, this study proposes to use a feminist approach. Literature is overcrowded with analyses of individual level factors while ignoring the role of macro factors in shaping entrepreneurship. Thus, this study develops a total of nine propositions around two key macro factors: organizational factors (such as the hierarchical structure of scientific workplaces) and societal factors (such as stereotypes). The paper presents a case analysis using the propositions developed on an exemplar country chosen for the study: Turkey. Our overview of Turkey confirms the propositions developed in this paper. The paper ends with implications of the study and suggestions for future studies.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D, James, E, Lammers, T, Pearce, A & Sullivan, E 2019, 'Stem Education And Women Entrepreneurs In Technology Enterprises: Explorations From Australia' in Bullough, A, Hechavarria, D, Brush, C & Edelman, L (eds), High-growth Women's Entrepreneurship, Edward Elgar.View/Download from: UTS OPUS
The objective of this chapter is to draw attention to the relationship between STEM education and women's enterprenurship in technology enterprises. By using Australia as a case study, our explorative analysis of secondary data shows how Australia has relatively improved, with gains in the level of women's involvement in STEM education, while it still has to overcome a chasm for women then proceeding from being a STEM alumni into actually becoming an enterpreneur in technology startups. We specifically point out an institutional intervention in STEM education, the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative. The chapter concludes with a discussion and suggestions for further studies.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D, Lammers, T & Sick, N 2019, 'Understanding The Relationship Between Smart Cities And Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: The Case Of Sydney' in Biloria, N (ed), Data-driven Multivalence in the Built Environment, pp. 301-315.View/Download from: UTS OPUS
Smart city literature is overdrawn with discussions on public services such as transportation while there is a need to broaden the analysis to understand the very rich dynamics of cities. In this chapter, the goal is to focus on the rise of technology-based entrepreneurs in cities who are creating emerging digital technologies. Cities have been a popular unit of analysis for technological development and economic activities due to their high dependency on immediate local context factors. Nowadays, transformation of cities into 'smart' have increased their role further – both for economic value and for technological growth. This paper aims to expand the smart city concept to an ecosystem approach where cities become hubs of digital technologies. By combining the previous literature on entrepreneurship and digital technologies within a particular urban context, this paper discusses how smart cities could be a solid base to build digital entrepreneurship ecosystems for sustainable, liveable and competitive cities. In particular, the paper provides a case study for Sydney by illustrating the interactions between smart cities and digital entrepreneurship ecosystems in practice. The chapter ends with a summary of findings and implications for both policy makers and digital entrepreneurs.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D, Wasti, N & Beyhan, B 2018, 'Technology Management Tools and Techniques: Factors Affecting theirUsage and their Impact on Performance' in Daim, T, Oliver, T & Phaal, R (eds), Technology Roadmapping (World Scientific Series in R&D Management Vol 2), World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 33-62.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
This study investigates which technology management (TM) tools are used in practice, what determines their usage, and whether they affect the user firms' performance. Based on a survey of 52 electronics and machinery firms in Turkey, the study shows there are significant relationships between the num-ber of TM tools and techniques that a firm uses and (i) the hierarchical level of the chief technology officer (CTO) or most senior manager responsible for technology, (ii) his/her field of education, and (iii) the size of the firm. The findings indicate a significant and linear relationship between the extent to which the firms have reached their growth targets and the number of TM tools and techniques used. This relationship is, however, not observed between the firms profitability and the number of TM tools and techniques. The findings have important implications for the practice of TM.
Daim, T, Cetindamar, D, Beyhan, B & Basoglu, N 2013, 'Strategic planning decisions: An overview' in Strategic Planning Decisions in the High Tech Industry, pp. 1-10.View/Download from: Publisher's site
© 2013 Springer-Verlag London. All rights are reserved. Who would have thought 10 years ago that Apple would be a phone company or even a music company? As we are witnessing another technological discontinuity, once again we realize the importance of making informed decisions in the high-tech industry. This book provides a snapshot of the tools being developed to address the uncertainty induced by technological discontinuities.
Beyhan, B & Cetindamar, D 2013, 'No escape from the dominant theories: The analysis of intellectual pillars of technology management in developing countries' in Strategic Planning Decisions in the High Tech Industry, pp. 11-34.View/Download from: Publisher's site
© 2013 Springer-Verlag London. All rights are reserved. This chapter aims to identify the intellectual bases of the technology management (TM) literature generated in developing countries using citation and co-citation analyses and answers the question of whether the intellectual bases of the TM literature created by authors in developing countries diverge from those of the global TM literature. Based on a comprehensive bibliometric analysis of ten technology-innovation management (TIM) specialty journals through the period 1998-2007, this study produces three important findings. First, the TM literature generated in developing countries is dominated by the knowledge and theories created in developed countries. Second, among these knowledge sources some authors from developing countries focus on the specialties of developing countries, such as Kim and Lall, come into prominence; however, these authors are not even mentioned in the previous bibliometric studies covering overall TM research. Finally, the researchers in developing countries tackle with the issues or topics specific to their own context through combining three major bulks of literature. These are (1) resource-based view (RBV)/core competencies and organizational learning-related research; (2) literature dealing with the evolutionary theorizing on economic change and growth, and (3) literature related to technological capabilities, technology transfer, and industrialization in developing countries.
Cetindamar, D, Çatay, B & Basmaci, OS 2010, 'Performance measurement in supply chain collaboration' in Managing Innovation Driven Companies: Approaches in Practice, pp. 137-157.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D, Lammers, T & Sick, N 2018, 'Establishing Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Based on Digital Technologies: A Policy Roadmap Approach at the City Level', 2018 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, IEEE, Honolulu, pp. 1-5.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
The last decade has witnessed the rise of technology-based entrepreneurs who managed to build companies based on the use of emerging digital technologies. However, the pure availability of digital technologies in a particular country does not guarantee to establish successful companies and economic growth. Companies are located in certain regional or urban environments with varying contextual factors. Cities have been a popular unit of analysis for technological development and economic activities due to their high dependency on immediate local environmental factors. Nevertheless, the literature offers a limited view on the relationship between technological developments and entrepreneurial activities at city level to identify feasible frameworks to support a digitally competitive entrepreneurial ecosystem. By combining the previous literature on entrepreneurship and digital technologies within a particular urban context, this paper offers a conceptual approach that might help policy makers to plan the future competitiveness of their cities.
Cetindamar Kozanoglu, D & Kozanoglu, H 2018, 'The 4th Industrial Revolution and its Impact on Division of Labor in Developing Countries', Transformation, Coopetition, and Sustainability in the era of Globalization, Engagement and Disruptive Technology, The 27th World Business Congress of the International Management Development Association, International Management Development Association, Hong Kong, pp. 56-60.View/Download from: UTS OPUS
Technological developments and automation have always been a hope and threat. Technological changes greatly affect employment opportunities and division of labor. It normally offer novel methods of producing and consuming goods and services, suggests rising living standards as well. It frees humans from dangerous, repetitive and boring works. On the other hand it has disruptive consequences for existing work practices and might result in substantial job losses. The recent technological breakthroughs build around the generation, processing and dissemination of information under the umbrella term of the 4th Industrial Revolution. There are two opposite views on the impact of the 4th Industrıal Revolution on labor. So far consequences of digital revolution discussed more with developed country perspective. This paper will focus on developing countries and try to investigate, how coming wave of automation will affect labor in developing world.
Cetindamar, D 2016, 'A new role for universities: Technology transfer for social innovations', PICMET 2016 - Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology: Technology Management For Social Innovation, Proceedings, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, IEEE, Honolulu, HI, USA, pp. 290-295.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
© 2016 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Inc. Universities have played a significant role in stimulating technological change and innovation, the focus has been commercialization of technical knowledge generated within science, technology and mathematics disciplines. Universities have increased disseminating knowledge as well as integration with industry in the form of entrepreneurial university. The transformation of university mission has supported university-industry-government interactions in creating commercial entrepreneurial spinoffs while it neglected to interact with a critical stakeholder of the university: society. To our knowledge, the transfer of knowledge generated within universities into social enterprises / social entrepreneurs has not been studied in the literature. This paper will present the gap in the literature review that might be an invitation for researchers to focus on the topic.
Cetindamar, D & Beyhan, B 2017, 'Social innovation assessment at the University Level', PICMET 2017 - Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology: Technology Management for the Interconnected World, Proceedings, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, IEEE, Portland, OR, USA, pp. 1-4.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
© 2017 PICMET. Based on a literature review, our paper points out the need for an assessment model that could account social aspect of technological innovations generated in universities. Rather than quantitative metrics, using cases seems an appropriate approach to evaluate social innovations at universities to capture the richness of social impact. We further suggest the consideration of gathering information on four dimensions of social innovation to complement case approach: (1) the categories of beneficiaries who will benefit from social innovations, (2) the geographic location of impact, (3) the type of social innovations in terms of their output, and (4) the social benefit that innovation will bring. This paper ends with a few suggestions for further studies.
Cetindamar, D 2015, 'Organizations with Purpose: Benefit Corporations', PICMET '15 PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), IEEE, Portland, OR, pp. 28-32.
Cetindamar, D & Kozanoglu, H 2014, 'Fostering Impact Investment in Developing Countries', 2014 PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGEMENT OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY (PICMET), Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering & Technology (PICMET), IEEE, Portland Int Ctr Management Engn & Technol, Japan Chapter, Kanazawa, JAPAN, pp. 2735-2739.
Cetindamar, D & Kozanoglu, H 2012, 'Competitiveness of Turkish Hidden Champions', PICMET '12: PROCEEDINGS - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, Conference of PICMET - Technology Management for Emerging Technologies (PICMET), IEEE, Vancouver, CANADA, pp. 2072-2077.
Pala, O & Cetindamar, D 2011, 'Sculpting an Organisational Field', 2011 PROCEEDINGS OF PICMET 11: TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT IN THE ENERGY-SMART WORLD (PICMET), Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) Conference on Technology Management in the Energy-Smart World, IEEE, Portland, OR.
Gunsel, A & Cetindamar, D 1970, 'Technology Audit: An Empirical Study on SMEs of Istanbul', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 5TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP, 5th European Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, ACAD CONFERENCES LTD, Natl & Kapodistrian Univ Athens, Athens, GREECE, pp. 263-272.
Pala, O & Cetindamar, D 1970, 'Technology Implementation and Group Learning', PICMET 2010: TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT FOR GLOBAL ECONOMIC GROWTH, Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET 10), IEEE, Natl Elect & Comp Technol Ctr (NECTEC), Natl Sci & Technol Dev Agcy (NSTDA, Portland, OR.
Fiş, AM & Cetindamar, D 2009, 'Unlocking the relationship between corporate entrepreneurship and performance', PICMET: Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology, Proceedings, pp. 1819-1830.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Corporate entrepreneurship is the implementation of a value creation process in an organizational setting. Consistent with the Schumpeterian understanding of entrepreneurship, a "new combination" that should directly affect the performance of the firm is formed; and the process of forming this new combination manifests itself as an outcome of a complex social mechanism affected by internal and external factors. However, in spite of the biasing anecdotal evidence, conventional wisdom, and tendency in favor of entrepreneurship, a "black box" between firm-level entrepreneurship and performance has pervaded the relationship. Nevertheless, the model proposed in this study brings a new and distinguishing line of sight into the firm-level entrepreneurship literature: rather than being an equivalent, the entrepreneurial orientation construct is treated as an antecedent of corporate entrepreneurship; moreover the behavioral construct of corporate entrepreneurship is placed in between this strategic posture and performance, to complete "the missing" link between firm-level entrepreneurship and performance. It is proposed that this formulation of roles and meanings attached to both terms, leads to a solid, conclusive, and systematic direct positive relationship between firm level entrepreneurship and performance. Empirical findings confirm this proposal, making this formulation the most important contribution of this study to the firm level entrepreneurship literature. © 2009 PICMET.
Fis, AM & Cetindamar, D 2009, 'Unlocking the Relationship between Corporate Entrepreneurship and Performance', PROCEEDINGS OF PICMET 09 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT IN THE AGE OF FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE, VOLS 1-5, Conference of the Portland-International-Center-for-Management-of-Engineering-and-Technology (PICMET 2009), IEEE, Portland, OR, pp. 1776-1787.
Cetindamar, D & Pala, O 2008, 'The Relationship between CTO and Performance', 2008 PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGEMENT OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, VOLS 1-5, Portland International Conference on Management Engineering and Technology, IEEE, Univ Pretoria, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA, pp. 42-49.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Cetindamar, D 2007, 'Benchmarking the Turkish business incubators: Supporting innovation through innovative infrastructures', PICMET '07: PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MANAGEMENT OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, VOLS 1-6, PROCEEDINGS, Conference of the Portland-International-Center-for-Management-of-Engineering-and-Technology (PICMET 2007), PICMET, Portland, OR, pp. 1328-1335.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Çetindamar, D, Can, O & Pala, O 2006, 'Technology management activities and tools: The practice in Turkey', Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, pp. 92-98.View/Download from: Publisher's site
The diffusion of management techniques is as difficult as the diffusion of technologies. This paper aims to find out how technology management is perceived and utilized in Turkish firms. The research is based on a survey that consists of 89 company responses out of the biggest 500 firms in the Turkish industry. The investigation consists of 1) the degree of diffusion in terms of technology management activities such as technology planning as well as 2) the techniques and tools used in technology management such as simulation. The literature review indicates 11 technology management activities ranging from strategy to utilization and 36 technology management techniques / tools. The results show that Turkish managers try to utilize technologies rather than creating them and they use 11 techniques more often than others and many important tools such as technology life cycle are not diffused yet. The paper ends with a discussion of findings. (c) 2006 PICMET.
Cetindamar, D 2002, 'Innovation financing in developinig countries', IEMC-2002: IEEE INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, VOLS I AND II, PROCEEDINGS, IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, IEEE, St Johns Coll, Cambridge, ENGLAND, pp. 443-447.
Cetindamar, D 2001, 'Turkish entrepreneurs in information and communication industry', TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT IN THE KNOWLEDGE ERA, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET 01), IEEE, PORTLAND, OR, pp. 100-106.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Karaomerlioglu, DC 1997, 'Technology as a system: Industrial and technological systems', INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT - THE KEY TO GLOBAL LEADERSHIP, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET 97), I E E E, PORTLAND, OR, pp. 184-184.View/Download from: Publisher's site
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