Assistant Professor
Asarkaya Cigdem


Universities & Institutions

  • Istanbul Ticaret Universitesi

Areas of Interest

  • Social entrepreneurship

Dr. Cigdem Asarkaya is currently an Assist. Prof. at Istanbul Commerce University- Department of Business Administration. After graduating from METU (Ankara) and Otto-von-Guericke (Magdeburg) universities, she worked at the reporting departments of two banks for 5 years. Then she returned back to academia, and completed her PhD at Bogazici University. During that period, she was a teaching assistant at Istanbul Bilgi University- MBA Programs. Her PhD thesis was about psychological empowerment, and her areas of interest are organizational behavior, social entrepreneurship, and cultural studies.

See a selection of work by this Author

Founder’s background as a catalyst for social entrepreneurship

Details Year: 2019 Published in: Nonprofit Management and Leadership Cited as: Yitzhak Dahan (2020), Strategy, local sociology, political philosophy: Analysis of strategy of Non‐Governmental Organizations under radical intellectual leadership, Nonprofit Management and Leadership Abstract Social entrepreneurship has a long history of practice worldwide. However, the concept has become widely popular among researchers over the last [...]