Working with Turkey

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Target audience

Professionals who work with Turkey


No prerequisite

Benefits of Attendance

Significantly increase the participants' effectiveness in their professional relations with Turkish people

At the end of the training session, participants will have the tools to:

  • Adopt an intercultural approach
  • Understand the context and culture of Turkey
  • Decipher cultural codes and analyze sources of misunderstanding
  • Adapt their communication and work methods
  • Decode decision-making and negotiation processes

The key points

  • Conducted by an expert consultant specialized on Turkey
  • Decoding the Nomad’ Profiler
  • Alternating theory and practical exercises
  • Access to Digital Learning for one year
  • Sharing  best practices
  • Personalized action plan


Adopting an Intercultural Approach

  • Develop awareness of participant's cultural biases
  • Understand the impact of cultures on behavior
  • Identify and overcome stereotypes

Understanding Turkish cultural codes

Discovering the cultural basics of Turkey

  • The Ottoman Empire, the Kemalist revolution, Atatürk
  • Turkish Islam and Kemalism: the coexistence of two Turks
  • A multi-ethnic population
  • A country at the crossroads of tradition and modernity

Understanding Turkish values

  • The importance of family values
  • Respect for hierarchy and authority
  • The value of money and the sense of generosity
  • Turkish pragmatism

Optimize your professional action with Turkish people 

Communicating with Turks

  • Build relationships: sincerity and patience
  • Preference for direct and informative exchanges
  • Non-verbal communication: gestures and the importance of silence
  • Give feedback: personalization and objectivity

Adapting work methods

  • Establishing trust: generosity and kindness
  • A paternalistic structure open to consensus, flexibility and availability
  • Understanding the Turkish concept of productivity
  • Resolving conflicts: the sense of honor

Conducting successful meetings and negotiations with Turks

  • Listening, debating and convincing
  • Identifying decision-makers to enhance the relationship
  • Flexibility and openness 
  • The importance of the contract and its significance

Adopting best practices

  • Recognize key principles
  • Avoid pitfalls, mistakes and misunderstandings
  • Create a tailor-made action plan

Available Inter-company courses Duration: 7 hours

1 day

* (Technical fees and lunch included)

Intra-company courses Duration: to define
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