Beyza Oba

+90 212 311 7164

Santralistanbul / L1 219







Business Administration

Boğaziçi University



Business Administration

İstanbul University



  • Organization Theory (Ph.D.)
  • Organizations and Organizing (undergraduate)
  • Strategic Management (undergraduate)
  • Advanced Strategic Management (Ph.D.)
  • Managing Multinational Companies (undergraduate)
  • Innovation Management (undergraduate)

Areas of Interest

Diversity and Inclusion

Alternative Organizations

Consumer Cooperatives

Other Information



Oba, B and Semerciöz, F. (2005). “Antecedents of trust in industrial districts; an empirical analysis of inter-firm relations in a Turkish industrial district”, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 17, 163-182.

Çakmakçı, U. and Oba, B. (2007). “The role of employer unions in hegemonic struggle, interest representation and promotion of managerial perspectives in Turkey”, Business History, 49:5, 695-716.

Atakan, S., Ozsoy, Z. and Oba, B., (2008). “Implementation of good corporate governance in Turkey: The case of Doğan Yayın Holding”, Human Systems Management, 27: 3, 201-217.

Oba, B., Ozsoy, Z. and Atakan, S., (2010). “Power in the boardroom: a study on Turkish family-owned and listed companies”, Corporate Governance, 10: 5, 603-616.

Gencer, M and Oba, B. (2011). “Organizing the digital commons: A case study on engagement strategies in open source”, Journal of Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Special Issue on ‘Competing and Developing Competitive Advantage in the Digitized World, 23(9): 969-982

Oba, B. Tigrel, E. Y. Sener, P. (2014). “Board structure in listed firms; evidence from an emerging economy” Corporate Governance, 14:3, 382-394.

 Oba, B. Atakan, S. and Kirezli, O. (2018). “Value creation in crowdfunding projects: Evidence from an emerging economy”. Journal of Innovation Economics & Management, n.26, 37-62.

 Selekler-Goksen, N., and Oba, B. (2018). “Strategy crafting in a selected group of Turkish universities”. International Journal of Management in Education12(2), 179-200.

 Oba, B., and Ozsoy, Z. (2020). “Unifying nature of food: consumer-initiated cooperatives in Istanbul”. Society and Business Review15(4), 349-372.

Book Chapters

Gencer, Oba, Ozel and Tunalıoğlu, (2006) “Organization of Internet Standards” in Open Source Systems, Damiani E., Fitzgerald B., Scacchi B., and Scotto, M. (eds.), USA, Springer, 267-272.

 Ozel, B., Jovanovic, U., Oba, B., and van Leeuwen, M. (2007). “Perceptions on F/OSS adoption”, in Open Source Development, Adoption and Innovation: IFIP Working Group 2.13 on Open Source Software, June 11–14, 2007, Limerick, Ireland 3 (pp. 319-324). Springer U.S.A, 319-324.

 Gencer, M. and Oba, B. (2014) “Open innovation ecosystems in the software industry” in Open Innovation through Strategic Alliances, Culpan, R. (ed.) Palgrave, Macmillan, 277-292.

 Oba, B. and Gencer, M. (2016). “The ghost in the system: Critical Management Studies in Turkey”, in Handbook of Critical Management Studies, Grey, C., Huault, I. and Taskin, L. (eds). Routledge, 175-190.

 Karabatı, S. and Oba, B. (2018). “Thriving on Uncertainty: Leadership in Turkey”, in Western, S. and Eric-Jean Garcia (eds.), Global Leadership Perspectives; Insights and Analysis, Sage, London, 152-161.

 Özsoy, Z., & Oba, B. (2021). “How can digital entrepreneurship address social issues? The case of EkoHarita in fighting ecological disruption”. In Digital Entrepreneurship and the Sharing Economy, Vinogradov, E., Leick, B. and Assadi, D. (eds.) Routledge, London, 109-126.


Özsoy, Z., Şenyücel, M., and Oba, B. (2022). Gender Diversity and Inclusion at Work: Divergent Views from Turkey. Taylor & Francis.

 Oba, B., and Özsoy, Z. (2023). Food Politics, Activism and Alternative Consumer Cooperatives. Policy Press.