Business groups, entrepreneurship and the growth of the Koç Group in Turkey

@article{Colpan2016BusinessGE,
  title={Business groups, entrepreneurship and the growth of the Koç Group in Turkey},
  author={Asli M. Colpan and Geoffrey Jones},
  journal={Business History},
  year={2016},
  volume={58},
  pages={69 - 88}
}
Abstract This article examines the emergence and development of what became the largest business group in Turkey, the Koç Group. This venture was an important actor in the emergence of modern business enterprise in the new state of the Republic of Turkey from the 1920s. After World War II it diversified rapidly, forming part of a cluster of business groups which dominated the Turkish economy alongside state-owned firms. This article examines how the founder of the Group, Vehbi Koç, formulated… Expand
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