Innovative Competency Analysis of the Turkish Technical Textile Sector Based on AHP and FCE Methods

Kucuk P. O. , ATILGAN T.

TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON, cilt.30, ss.20-28, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier


Today, it is known that successful companies in innovation applications have been maintaining their competitive power and even superiority in competition. In addition to successful innovation applications into practice, it is also necessary to analyze the innovation capabilities of enterprises on a regular basis. According to the findings based on these regular analyses and evaluations, the strengths and weaknesses of firms in innovation creation processes can be determined. In this respect, the data obtained through the field study, conducted with the technical textiles companies among the top 500 industrial enterprises in Turkey, is evaluated within the methods of AHP and FCE (Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation). According to the research result, the innovation capability of the Turkish technical textile sector is measured as "Fair level" and the factors that bring the innovation capability of the sector to this final result are explained one by one.