Okan Veli ŞAFAKLI

curriculum vitae

Date of Birth: 16 September 1968

 

Education

            Degree                    Department/Program      University                                                Year

            Graduate            Economy                     East Mediterranean University                           1991

            Post Graduate   Business Admin.           East Mediterranean University                1993

            Ph.D                Finance                         Çukurova University                              1998

            Ph D Theses and advisor; Finance of Tourism Investments in North Cyprus (summary attached                                     Prof.Dr. M.Zeki Uslu

Duties

Job Title                                   Institution                                         Year

Research Colleague                   East Mediterranean University               1991-93

Lecturer                                     Near East University                           1993-98

Assistant Prof                           Girne American University                     1998-99

Assistant Prof                           Near East University                             1999-2007

Associated Prof                        Near East University (Banking and Finance)          2007-2010

Associated Prof                        Board Member of International Counsel at Higher Education Committee                                                  Turkey (Accountancy and Finance)

Associated Prof                        European University of Lefke        2010- Current

                                                E-mail: osafakli@eul.edu.tr

 

Administrative Duties and Positions 

Job Title                                                         Institution                                           Year

MBA Coordinator                                 Girne American University                     1998- 1999

Business Administration Dept Head        Near East University                                         1999- 2002

Business Administration Dept Head       European University of Lefke,  FEAS      2010-Current

Vice Director                             EUL  Institute of Science and Humanities          2010-Current

 

Works and Articles

 

A.        Publications in SCI/SSCI/SCI Expanded/SSCI Expanded Scanable Indexes

A1. Şafaklı, O.V. (2011), “Ethical perceptions: Do they differentiate in respect to demographics, impact satisfaction and subsequent word of mouth?”, African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 5(2), pp. 285-293, 18 January, 2011.

A2. Şafaklı, O.V. (2011), “Economic and political attitudes of Turkish Cypriots towards European Union”, African Journal of Business Management, Vol. 5(3), pp. 803-809, 4 February 2011.

 

B.        Internationally Refereed Articles

B1. Şafaklı, O., “The Impact of Cyprus European Union Integration on the Financing of Investments in the Tourism Sector of Northern Cyprus”, Tourism: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 51/1, 77-84 (2003).

B2. Şafaklı, O., “Assessing the Need of TQM in the Banking Sector of the Northern Cyprus “, Journal of Transnational Management, 10 (2), 2004.

B3. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E., “A Research On The Vital Problems Of Cooperative Movement In T.R.N.C With Particular Emphasis On Its Financial Dimension”, The European Journal of Scientific Research, 8 (3), 2005.

 

B4. Şafaklı, O., “A Research on the Ethical Dimension of Banking Crises in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”, Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies, 10 (2), 2005.

B5. Şafaklı, O., “ The Extent of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in the Tourism Sector of Northern Cyprus”, The Journal of Hospitality Financial Management, 13 (1), 2005.

B6. Şafaklı, O., “Financial Sector Development and Economic Growth: Case Of Northern Cyprus ”, The European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, 4 (1), 2005.

B7. Güryay, E., Şafaklı, O. & Tüzel, B., “The Comparative Analysis Of Agricultural Sector Productivity in North Cyprus and The European Union”, Journal Of The Faculty Of Agriculture, Akdeniz University, 18(1), 2005.

B8. Şafaklı, O., “A Research on the Usage of Credit Cards in TRNC”, Journal of Applied Sciences, 6(2), 2006.

B9. Şafaklı, O., “Ethical Perceptions of Hotels towards the Loans of Development Bank and Commercial Banks in TRNC”, Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, 17 (1), 2006.

B10. Şafaklı, O., “A Research On The Human Dimension of Intellectual Capital In Foreign Branch Banks Of TRNC”, Is,Guc: The Journal of Industrial Relations and Human Resources, 8 (1),   January 2006.

B11. Şafaklı, O., “An Appraisal on the Inactive Position of the Stock- Exchange in Northern Cyprus”, Journal of Academic Studies, Volume 8, Number 31, 2006

B12. Şafaklı, O., “Are the Lending Functions of Commercial Banks towards SMEs Ethical in Northern Cyprus?”, European Journal of Social Sciences, 4 (1), November 2006.

B13. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E.A Research On Designing an Effective Deposit Insurance Scheme For TRNC with Partıcular Emphasis On Public Awaraness”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 7, 2007.

B14. Şafaklı, O., “Ethical Perceptions of Customers Towards the Services of Foreign Branch Banks in Northern Cyprus”, Journal of Applied Sciences, 7(2), 2007.

B15. Güryay, E., Şafaklı, O. & Tüzel, B. Financial Development and Economic Growth: Evidence from Northern Cyprus”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 8, 2007.

B16. Şafaklı, O., “Credit Risk Assesment for the Banking Sector of Northern Cyprus”, Banks and Bank Systems, #1/2007.

B17. Özdeşer, H., Rabby, G. & Şafaklı, O. The Economic Development Problems in South Asia and Recommended Solution”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 9, 2007.

B18. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E. “The Anatomy of Crisis Damaging Consumer Cooperatives in TRNC ”, Journal of Academic Studies, Volume 9, Number 33, 2007.

B19. Ağa, M. &  Şafakli, O. ,”“An Empirical Investigation of Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction in Professional Accounting Firms: Evidence from North Cyprus”, ,Problems and Perspectives in Management, #3/2007.

B20.  Şafakli, O. ,“Testing Servqual Dimensions on the Commercial Bank Sector of Northern Cyprus”,  Financial Theory and Practice, 2/2007.

B21.  Şafaklı, O., “Motivating Factors of Credit Card Usage and Ownership: Evidence from Northern Cyprus”, Investment Management and Financial Innovations, #4/2007

B22.  Şafaklı, O., “Measuring Service Quality of Commercial Banks Towards SMEs in Northern Cyprus”, Journal of Yaşar University, No 8, Vol. 2, 2007.

B23. Şafaklı, O. & San, E., “The Appropriateness of Principal, Teacher and Student Elements to TQM in Learning Environment: Case of Secondary School in Northern Cyprus “, Journal of Transnational Management, 12 (3), 2007.

B24. Şafaklı, O., “Research on the Basic Motivational Factors in Consumer Bank Selection: Evidence from Northern Cyprus”, Banks and Bank Systems, #4/2007.

B25. Şafaklı, O. & Özdeşer, H., “Measuring the Service Quality of Commercial Banks towards Luxury Hotels in Northern Cyprus”, Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, 19 (1), 2008.

 

B26. Şafaklı, O. & Altuner, T, “Comparative Outlook On The Pre And Post Crisis Periods For The Banking Sector Of Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)”, Journal of Yasar University, 4(16), 2009.

B27. Şafaklı, O., “Gümrük Birliğinin Türkiye’nin Diş Ticaretine Etkisi ve KKTC’ye Yansıması Üzerine Retrospektif Tablosal Değerlendirme ”, YDÜ  Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi,  2 (2), 2009.

B28. Şafaklı, O. & Özdeşer, H. (2010), “On the Independency of the Central Bank of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”, Dogus University Journal,  11(1).

B29. Şafaklı, O. (2010), “Ignored Tourism Richness of Tourism in Northern Cyprus”, e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), 8(5).

 

C.  Uluslararası bilimsel toplantılarda sunulan ve bildiri kitabında (Proceedings) basılan bildiriler:

C1. Şafaklı, O., “The Contribution of Offshore Banking to the Development of Northern Cyprus”, Twelfth Annual World Business Congress, June 25-29, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2003.

C2. Şafaklı, O., “The Analysis of Banking and Financial Crises: Case of TRNC”, Second Global Conference on Business & Economics, July 5-7, Imperial College South Kensington Campus, London, England, 2003.

C3. Şafaklı, O., “K.K.T.C.’nde Banka Krizlerinin Ahlaki Boyutu Üzerine Bir Analiz “,I. Uluslararası Türkiye İş Ve Meslek Ahlakı Kongresi, 17-19 Eylül, Hacettepe Üniversitesi İşletmecilik Meslek Etiği Uygulama Ve Araştırma Merkezi, Ankara, 2003.

C4. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E.,” The Possible Impacts Of EU Membership On The Competitiveness Of SMEs In The TRNC”, Third International Symposium On Business Administration on The Future of the EU Competitive Power after the EU Enlargement, 27- 28 May, T.C. Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Biga Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences & Silesian University in Opava School of Business Administration in Karvina, Biga / Çanakkale - TURKEY , 2004.

C5. Şafaklı, O., Güryay, E. & Tüzel, B, “Impacts Of Devaluation On The Tourism Demand Of the TRNC ”, Thirteenth Annual World Business Congress, July 14– 18,  Maastricht School of Management,  Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2004.

C6. Tüzel, B., Güryay, E. & Şafaklı, O., “An Empirical Study on the Size of Unrecorded Economy in the TRNC”, Thirteenth Annual World Business Congress, July 14– 18, Maastricht School of Management, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2004.

C7. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E., “AB Sürecinde KKTC’deki Serbest Bölge ve İşletmelerinin Temel Sorunları Üzerine Bir Araştırma”, 5. Uluslararası Kıbrıs Araştırmaları Kongresi, 14-15 Nisan, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi Kıbrıs Araştırmaları Merkezi, Gazimağusa-KKTC, 2005.

C8. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E. “An Overall Assessment on the Diminishing Economic Importance of Cooperatives in TRNC”, XVIII. International Turkish Cooperative Congress on The Problems of Cooperatives, Resolutions and Opportunities, September 29-30,  Gazi University, Beşevler – Ankara /TÜRKİYE, 2005.

C9. Şafaklı, O., “KKTC’de Küçük ve Orta Boy İşletmelerin (KOBİ) Basel II’ye Yönelik Uyumları Üzerine Bir Araştırma”, I. Uluslararası Sempozyum: KOBİ’ler ve Basel II, 2-4 Mayıs, İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi, İzmir/Türkiye, 2008.

C10. . Şafaklı, O., “People’s Attitudes towards the EU Membership and Euro Usage in Northern Cyprus”, Ninth METU Conference on International Relations: the Mediterranean in the World System: Structures and Processes, May 20-22, Güzelyurt, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) METU Northern Cyprus Campus, 2010.

C11. Şafaklı, O., “KKTC’nin Ekonomik Varlığı  Açısından Olmazsa Olmaz Durumunda Bir Ülke; Türkiye”,  II. Uluslararası Kıbrıs Sempozyumu, 21–25 Ekim,  Kıbrıs Türk Kültür Derneği,  Seferihisar/İzmir/Türkiye, 2010.

C12. Şafaklı, O. & M. Ertanın, “SME Government Policy of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) in the Light of EU Integration Process”, 2nd International Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, February 24-26, Eastern Mediterranean University & ECSB, Nicosia, 2011.

C13. Şafaklı, O. & M. Ertanın, “Budgetary Discipline of The Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) in The Light Of EMU Maastricht Criteria”, International Conference on Economics and Finance, April 15-16, Social Sciences Research Society (SoSReS), İzmir ,2011

C14.  Ertanın, M. & O.  V. Şafaklı, “Sustainable Policies for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Turkish Republic Of North Cyprus”, International Entrepreneurship Congress 2011, 27-28-29 April , , Izmir University Of Economics, İzmir, 2011.

 

D. International Books and Chapters

D1. Şafaklı, O., “The Stage of BASEL II Implementation in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”, BASEL II: Problems and Prospects of Usage In National Banking Systems,  ed. A. Yepifanov & I. Shkolnik, SHEI “Ukrainian academy of Banking of the National bank of Ukraine”, 2010.

 

E.  Nationally Refereed Articles:

28 articles

 

F.  Articles Presented and Published at International Conferences

 

F1. Şafaklı, O. & Özdeşer, H. “ Stratejik Yönetim Kavramının KKTC Yönetimine Uygulanması”, 10. Ulusal Yönetim Ve Organizasyon Kongresi, 23-25 Mayıs, 2002,  Akdeniz Üniversitesi,  Antalya  , Türkiye,2002

F2. Şafaklı, O. “Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti’nde (KKTC) Aile Şirketleri Yapısının Menkul Kıymetler Borsası’nın Etkinliğine Etkisi”,I. Aile İşletmeleri Kongresi, T.C İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, Aile İşletmeleri ve Girişimcilik Araştırma Merkezi, 17-18 Nisan, İstanbul, 2004.

F3. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E.,”AB Üyeliğinin KKTC’deki KOBİ’lerin Finansmanına Olası Etkileri”,  Avrupa Birliği Sürecinde Sektörel Entegrasyon, III. Ulusal Orta Anadolu Kongresi,    Gazi Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi İşletme Bölümü ve Gazi Üniversitesi Kırşehir Meslek Yüksekokulu,29-30 Nisan, Kırşehir,  2004.

F4. Şafaklı, O., “AB Sürecinde KKTC’nde İnternet Bankacılığının Değerlendirilmesi”, 3. Ulusal Bilgi, Ekonomi ve Yönetim Kongresi,  T.C. Osmangazi Üniversitesi  İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi,  25-26 Kasım, Eskişehir, 2004.

F5. Şafaklı, O.,“AB Sürecinde KKTC’de KOBİ’lerin Finansman Sorunları Üzerine Bir Araştırma”,I. Kobiler ve Verimlilik Kongresi, T.C İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi – Milli Prodüktivite Merkezi & KOSGEB,  11-12  Aralık, İstanbul, 2004.

F6. Şafaklı, O. & Güryay, E., “AB Sürecinde KKTC’de KOBİ’lerin Finansmanına Yönelik Yerel Bankaların Rolü Üzerine Bir Araştırma ”,2. Kobiler ve Verimlilik Kongresi, T.C İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi – Milli Prodüktivite Merkezi & KOSGEB,  02-03  Aralık, İstanbul, 2005.

F7. Şafaklı, O.KKTC’de KOBİ’lere Dönük Banka Hizmet Kalitesinin Ölçülmesi”,3. Kobiler ve Verimlilik Kongresi, T.C İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi & KOSGEB,  17-18  Kasım, İstanbul, 2006.

F8. Şafaklı, O., “Müşterilerin Gözünde  KKTC’deki KOBİ Nitelikli Bankalarin Etiksel Hizmet Kalitesi”, 4. Kobiler ve Verimlilik Kongresi, T.C İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi & KOSGEB,  7-8  Aralık, İstanbul, 2007.

F9. Şafaklı, O. & Özdeşer, H., “Kıbrıs Sorunu Ekseninde KKTC'deki KOBİlerin AB üyeliği ve Euro Kullanımına Yönelik Tutumları”, 5. Kobiler ve Verimlilik Kongresi, T.C İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi & KOSGEB,  25-26  Kasım, İstanbul, 2008.

F10.  Şafaklı, O. V.  & Özdeşer, H, “Örgütsel Bağlılığın İş Memnuniyeti ve Motivasyona Etkisi: KKTC’de BRTK Örneği”, 2. Ulusal Yönetim ve Ekonomi Bilimleri Konferansı, Sosyal Bilimler Araştırmalar Derneği (SOBİAD), 24-25 Eylül, İzmir, 2009

F11. Şafaklı, O. “KKTC Bankacılık Sektöründe Pazar Yönelimi -Sektör  Performansı İlişkisi”, 6. Kobiler ve Verimlilik Kongresi, T.C İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi & KOSGEB,  17-18  Kasım, İstanbul, 2009.

 

G. Published National Books and Chapters

G1.  Şafaklı, O., “AB Üyeliği Türk Bankacılık Sektörünün Gölgesindeki KKTC Bankacılık Sektörü İçin Tehdit Mi Yoksa Fırsat Mı?”, Türkiye-Avrupa Birliği İlişkileri Üzerine Ekonomi Politik Tezler,  ed. İ. Kalaycı, Beta Yayınları, İstanbul, Ocak 2006

 

H.        Other Publications

24 other publications

 

J.         Participated in Project on Convergence of SMEs in Northern Cyprus to EU Acquis and Basel II in Banking between 2007 July- 2008 February as Project Coordinator launched by the Ministry of Education   

                                               

K.       Duties as Session Chair,

K1.  Oturum Başkanlığı (21 Ekim 2010, 17:00-18:00, X. Oturum – İsmail Beyoğlu, K. Altaylı ve 9 Eylül Oturumu), II. Uluslararası Kıbrıs Sempozyumu, 21–25 Ekim,  Kıbrıs Türk Kültür Derneği,  Seferihisar/İzmir/Türkiye, 2010.

K2. Oturum Başkanlığı, Session2, 24 February, 15:15-16:45,  2nd International Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, February 24-26, Eastern Mediterranean University & ECSB, Nicosia, 2011.

 

L.         CITATIONS

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