Culture eGuide | Turkey


Turkey’s cultural and business duality

Turkey is a democratic and constitutional republic that is a combination of both European and Middle Eastern cultural heritages. Located in Eurasia, Turkey is bordered by eight countries including Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Through its ties and memberships in organizations such as the Council of Europe, NATO, OECD, OSCE and the G-20 major economies, Turkey is experiencing rapid growth and currently has the world’s 15th largest GDP.

Its large population (74.7 million) consisting of mostly of Turks (76 %) and Kurds (15.7 %) and minority groups of Armenians, Greeks and Jews (8.3 %) make this increasingly modern society an interesting market with many diverse cultural sub-segments.Turkish society is marked by the high prioritization that individuals place on family, friends and various community groups. And with many of the businesses in Turkey family-owned, the role of the family in one’s business network has a significant impact in business negotiations. It is important to recognize and respect these distinctive traits of doing business in Turkey.

In our Social and Business Culture Guide Turkey you will learn the communication strategies that will ensure your business success and broaden the market scope for your products and services.

Our Social and Business Culture Guide Turkey will help you get up to speed as quickly as possible. Take advantage of this no obligation offer and learn about the soft skills that will increase your chances of success.

Our Social and Business Culture Guide Turkey will cover:
Non-linear business meetings
The importance of proper dress code
Personal and working relationships

Other interesting facts about Turkey include:
Emerging sectors in the Turkish economy
Key economic drivers
Best practices for foreign companies

Our Social and Business Culture Guide Turkey will provide you with the knowledge and facts that will allow you to position your company in this evolving market for industrial products and services.



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