Individual creativity factor in proactive crisis management in micro and small enterprises

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Tugay Ulku
Cetin Bektas


In crisis situations, the survival of businesses depends on the policies which they apply. Businesses that have been able to internalise the concept of crisis management and prepare an environment for their employees that can turn the crisis into an opportunity will be able to survive the crisis moments with the least damage. In this study, it is aimed to determine the effect of individual creativity factor on proactive crisis management, which is necessary for the success of crisis management. Within the scope of the study, the data were collected from 118 participants who were working in micro and small enterprises in Tokat province via questionnaire. t-Test, analysis of variance, correlation analysis and simple regression analysis were applied to obtained data. As a result of the analysis, it has been determined that individual creativity and proactive crisis management have a positive relationship (r = 0.505; Sig. = 0.000) and individual creativity positively effects proactive crisis management (R2 = 0.255; p = 0.000; ß Change = 0.16).


Keywords: Individual creativity, proactive crisis management, micro enterprises, small enterprises.

Jel Codes: M1, M10, M19



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Ulku, T., & Bektas, C. . (2021). Individual creativity factor in proactive crisis management in micro and small enterprises. Global Journal of Business, Economics and Management: Current Issues, 11(1), 10–26.