Innovation Management and Teamwork: An Investigation in Turkish Banking Sector
Celalettin Serinkan, Mehmet Kızıloğlu

The aim of this research is to investigate whether the innovation management is in place in the banking sector, the importance attached to teamwork and to what extent teamwork affect the success of organizations. It also aims to find if there is a relationship between innovation management and teamwork. The model of the research is a descriptive one and the questionnaire method was used to collect data. To this end, banks were identified in Denizli, one of the developed and big cities of Turkey, and the study was performed with 13 of them which agreed to participate in the research. The scores of innovation management and teamwork of the employees were found to be high as a result of the questionnaire answered by the personnel working at those banks. And it was tested whether there is a significant relationship between innovation management and teamwork and a positive relationship (r=0.77) was found between innovation management and teamwork. On the other hand, the dimensions of innovation management have an impact on teamwork.

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