Turkish negotiation process

Turkish negotiation process

The negotiation process may take longer than expected or anticipated. Turkish business people do not like to be put under pressure and do not like deadlines. Therefore, any attempt to hurry the process will only produce negative results. Being patient is an asset when...
Business etiquette: Greeting a colleague in Turkey

Business etiquette: Greeting a colleague in Turkey

Greeting a Turkish colleague When greeting a Turkish colleague formally for the first time, it is polite to address a man by his full name proceeded by Bay (Bay Frank Campbell). You can address a woman with her full name and Bayan (Bayan Sarah Campbell). Greeting in a...
Advertising in Turkey

Advertising in Turkey

Advertising in Turkey, like advertising everywhere, often uses cultural conventions to sell products. If you have to work on an advertising campaign aimed at the general public, it may be worth talking to a Turkish colleague about how to fit it better around local...
First meeting with Turkish business partners

First meeting with Turkish business partners

When meeting prospective Turkish business partners for the first time, it is a good idea to get to know them on a personal level. Ask about your contact’s family (without being too prying or personal). Questions about children will always be welcomed. When greeting a...