Research Journal of The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering

Organization, Technology & Management in Construction: An International Journal
ISSN 1847-5450 print / ISSN 1847-6228 online
udc 62:658(05)

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3. Ilknur Akiner, M. Ernur Akiner:

Evaluation of Turkish Construction Industry through the Challenges and Globalization


There is a growing concern of globalization of construction industry. It is affected dramatically from all political dynamics, legal and economic activities and technological aspects. Turkish construction industry represents an important role at the threshold of the European Union membership of Turkey. The current regulatory situation of the Turkish construction industry created necessary enabling environments to promote globalization and the opportunities to enhance its position. The aim of this paper is to identify current potential factors that would foster increasing globalization of the Turkish construction industry within the international markets. Also the global issues in the context of the construction industry are discussed. Another objective of the study is to examine to extent to which factors will facilitate the globalization of Turkish construction industry. Results highlight the current status and discuss the potential directions together with problems and the position through the international arena for global competitiveness of the industry.


globalization, international construction, Turkish construction industry, competitiveness