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JOEBM 2013 Vol.1(1): 30-33 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.7763/JOEBM.2013.V1.7

Impact of Globalization on Organizational Form: Die Away of Open Air Movie Theatres in Turkey

R. Arzu Kalemci
Abstract—Those asserting that globalization has a ‘convergence’ effect on institutional field point that, with globalization, models and practices acknowledged as ‘best practices’ will move from where they are institutionalized to other countries. With the late of 1980s, Turkey met with the American-origin ‘multiplex’ movie theatres. The main purpose of this study is to examine the expansion of ‘multiplex’ form of movie theatres and how such expansion affected the reduction in the number of previously existing forms such as open air movie theatres in Turkey. Based on the data of Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat), numbers and current statuses of ‘open-air movie theatres’ that previously existed in Turkey are discussed in the research.

Index Terms—Globalization, convergence, U.S, movie theatres, turkey.

R. Arzu Kalemci is with the Cankaya University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Management, Eskisehir Yolu 29. Km., Ankara, Turkey, 06810 (e-mail: arzukalemci@cankaya.edu.tr).

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Cite:R. Arzu Kalemci, "Impact of Globalization on Organizational Form: Die Away of Open Air Movie Theatres in Turkey," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 30-33, 2013.

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