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The three million people of Turkish origin living in Germany as well as over 5500 German companies or Turkish companies with German equity participation in Turkey create multiple economic social and technological linkages and suppose huge opportunities for business and mutual learning Therefore the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany BMBF and the Ministry of Science Industry and Technology of Turkey TBITAK celebrate the year 2014 as the German-Turkish Year of Science to enhance collaboration among themConsidering the communication between both countries differences in communication patterns both verbally and non-verbally resulting from varying cultures must be taken into account Communication and fostering of networks are handled differently in Turkey and Germany respectively Therefore in order to understand business processes that are realized in Turkey we need to know the composition and important and crucial characteristics necessary in cooperative networks For this we can benefit from the Turkish-German managers entrepreneurs and scientists with boundary spanning tasks by elaborating their intercultural innovation networks Besides the advantage of analyzing networks of boundary spanners for understanding cross-cultural networking they are very helpful for border-crossing communication as they have the ability to notice and correct misunderstandings and other barriers As a result the method allows determining the most important functions and competences needed in intercultural contexts to create and form a long-lasting and successful network for all three groupsIn order to measure the variety and complexity of innovation networks the purpose of this thesis is to compile a comprehensive questionnaire for intercultural boundary spanners Utilizing qualitative innovation research and controlling it with network data allows identifying the characteristics of the egos and the networks respectively Therefore the components needed for the analysis are social network analysis innovation networks and cultural diversity The difficulty hereby is that there is no literature combining the independent methods necessary for the elaboration into one approach at least we could not find any relevant literature dealing with this circumstance Consequently there is no
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