In this study, journalist, thinker and, politician Dogan Avcioglu's views has been reviewed reference to the concept of historic turn which is widely discussed in management and organization literature. Author offers a politicial, social and economic panoroma between Seljukian period and 1970s Turkey Republic. However the purpose of this article is to avoiding ceremonial empricism and understanding Turkey context. In this direction the findings were sorted out with respect to micro and macro analysis and interpreted with management and organization theories. At this point, the concept of "historic turn" has also been applied. This study has qualitative study and we used content analysis. Subsequently, the findings has classified and set titled as; (a) Ottoman Empire: industrial revolution and national economy, (b) Turkish Republic: businessmen, national economy, statism, industrialization and, (c) overview of management knowledge. In this study draw attention classes in the business world and lack of local entrepreneur in Ottoman period and institutionalization of statism and national economy and increase domestic and foreign investment. Finally, transferred management knowledge is both regulatory and change oriented.