Cultural Training in Turkey
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Turkey Cultural Training
Doing business in a foreign country isn't like going on holiday: don't expect to get by with knowledge of a few words, and don't assume business is conducted in the same way universally.
But how can you properly prepare? There are many cultural training companies and schools which can help you. They offer cross-cultural grounding, bridging the translatory and protocolic gaps between nations and people.
Providing guidance in all areas of business and sociality, these cultural training companies are experts when it comes to negotiation training; management training; and diversity training. All training, of course, can be country-specific.
Tutorials can take many forms, so investigate which will be right for you and, if necessary, your employees.
Business Etiquette in Turkey
The formalities and informalities; the how dyou dos and how dyou donts. Etiquette is one of the foundations of modern civilisation, and business is no exception. A business blunder, in some countries, could mean the difference between a deal and disrepute. Again, its all about culture if not adopting, at least recognising and respecting the traditions and protocols of a people.
When expanding a business in Turkey, it is important to recognize that trust plays an essential role in society. Turks prefer doing business with people they trust and know on a personal level. It is likely that you will need to dine with clients in order to set up a business and establish an effective personal relationship. If eating at a restaurant, it is the norm for the host to pay and sharing the bill is not ordinary practice. Turks are known to take their time when reaching business decisions and will often start at extremes to gage your reaction.