A Management Consultant in Turkey: Urwick Orr and Partners and Its Consulting Services to Turkish Airlines (1967-1971)


YALÇINKAYA A.

ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITESI IIBF DERGISI-ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES, vol.15, no.2, pp.583-601, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Title of Journal : ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITESI IIBF DERGISI-ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.583-601

Abstract

This study examines the consulting services of Urwick Orr and Partners to Turkish Airlines from 1967 to 1971. For this purpose, a historical narrative approach is constructed to allow for in-depth analysis of consulting services of Urwick Orr and Partners to Turkish Airlines. To reach the aim of the study, the data are gathered from multiple sources that include archival materials, various kinds of text and commentary and archival articles of newspapers. Narrative analysis is used in this study to explore the context, content and scope of consulting servies. Research results show that, this consulting service considered as a part of rationalization project of State Economic Entreprises in Turkey.