Competitiveness of Turkish construction firms in international markets and a case study: GAMA Industrial Plants Manufacturing and Erection Corp

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Bilkent University

The main purpose of this thesis is to find out and analyze the competitiveness and problems of Turkish construction firms in international markets. In doing that, the environment surrounding, some insights like globalization, new world order and trends in international contracting were also stressed and emphasized. Furthermore, an industry analysis by using Porter’s framework (Porter 1980) was also carried out. As being a case study, GAMA-Industrial Plants Manufacturing and Erection Corp. which is operating in both domestic and global construction markets and ranked as 94th biggest contractor in the world in 1994, was also introduced by making its competitiveness analysis and strategical planning with implementation proposals.

Ankara : The Graduate School of Business Administration of Bilkent Univ., 1995.
Thesis (Master's) -- İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University, 1995.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 121-123).
International contracting, Turkish Construction Industry, Turkish Construction Firms, Competitiveness, GAMA, Construction, Business Strategy, Contracts