The implementation of advanced production and management technologies in Turkey automotive sector

Semiz S., Demirci R.

AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, vol.4, no.7, pp.1320-1328, 2010 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), IBZ Online, Index Islamicus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1320-1328
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, advanced production and management technologies which are implemented in Turkey Automotive Sector have been examined. The factors such as the aims of implementation of ATs, the levels attainable to aims and the factors blocking the usage have been evaluated. In use of advanced technology in sector, the result of that many goals have been targeted to perform has been achieved. In use of APTs, as the factors especially that are "speeding up and shortening the production process", "quality improvement", "reducing costs", "increasing production" are considered the important aims; and, in use of AMTs, the factor that is "ensuring effective and efficient working environment to take advantage of human resources at the highest level" comes to the fore. The leading one of the factors blocking the use of advanced production technology has been seen to be "financial problems. When evaluating that case along with the result of that advanced technologies are the most important factor affecting competitive tools, it can be stated that the companies have an idea that there is a compulsory to overcome this problem. Also, in sector, it has been achieved that the result of the important aims between today and the future in concern with the concentration of different APTs and AMTs implementations were determined.