Effect of Organizational Culture on Internal Innovation Capacity
Kağan Okatan * and Orhan Behiç Alankuş**
Okan University, Turkey, Business Administration Doctorate Programme *
Okan University, Turkey, Faculty of Engineering **


Abstract:An important amount of literature has argued on different aspects of innovation and factors affecting the performance of the establishment. Since all companies aim for sustainable innovation to reach sustainable profit increase, existing literature has highlighted the emergence of a well-constructed internal innovation system for innovation success. The internal innovation system has its own dimensions effecting the success of the whole system. But it doesn’t stand alone for the innovation success, since the organisational culture has influence on the internal innovation capacity of the companies. This article investigates the correlation between the dimension of the internal innovation system and organisational culture by focusing on world’s most innovative companies in a comparison with various innovative companies. Identifying the organisational culture of the companies from the competing values framework point of view is also in the scope of this study. This study aims to add value to the existing literature by identifying the dominance level of the internal innovation system dimensions and the organisational culture dimensions to provide guidance to the companies which have goal to improve their innovativeness.

Keywords: effect on innovation, internal innovation system, innovation dimensions, sustainable innovation, innovation management




International Institute of Organized Research
Thomson Reuter’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)


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