Determination of MBA Program Preference at State vs. Foundation Universities in Turkey: Evidence from Survey Research

Gurol Y., Doruk O. T. , CEMEK E.

12th International Strategic Management Conference (ISMC), Antalya, Turkey, 28 - 30 October 2016, vol.235, pp.118-127 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 235
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.11.007
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.118-127


In the globalized business world, the MBA programs have been playing essential role for skilled human resources for the business world. Thus, determining the factors that have effect on preference of MBA program in Turkey is essential research question for business education. In this paper, the discrepancies in MBA program selection between public and foundation universities are researched by using Multinomial Logit Model. The Logit model is based on the survey research which conducted at 3 universities in Turkey. The obtained findings show that the main difference between public and private MBA program selections come from job experience, contents of lectures are main determinants for selection of MBA programs in Turkey. (C) 2016 Published by Elsevier Ltd.