Publications

  • On June 24, General Elections of the Parliament and the President Elections will be held. StratejiCo. explains the major changes that will be taking place for the first time.

  • In our previous article, we mentioned the concept of Persona, which is at the heart of modern business methods. In this article, we gather together the steps to be taken and the questions to be addressed in order to understand the Persona with all its layers.

  • Being able to look with the multi-layered approach in order to understand human beings solidifies our assumptions about people. If we want to do business in the world which shaped by instantaneous changes, whatever we sell, it is inevitable to get to know their buyers. For this reason, we have prepared the content of our article on the concept of persona, which is at the very heart of modern business methods.

  • To understand strategy and apply it into our business life, we invite you to review the most valuable strategy books with us. Our second book is Understanding Michael Porter: an illuminative guide to Michael Porter's ever used models and frameworks, written by Joan Magretta.

  • In our previous article, we spoke of some useful ways to apply Agile in your company, or in your team. Moving onto the next article, we will now discuss the differences of Agile than conventional project management methods.

  • In our previous article, we mentioned concepts such as user story, iteration, a retrospective which are essential when implementing the Agile methodology and we briefly explained the requirements needed to be provided in order for an Agile project to be successful. In this article, we will look at the useful implementations to put this method into practice, if you are going to organize an Agile team in your company or if you have joined an Agile team.

  • Turkey has introduced a new system on September 26, 2016, which grants government incentives for eligible investments on project basis. The scheme is executed by the Ministry of Economy. Based on each project’s qualification, the Ministry offers relevant and distinctive incentives. Check out our report on the scheme to learn more.

  • In the series of articles on the subject of Agile, we are moving onto the third part, in which we dissect the ways of applying the Agile methodology to our company.

  • We are moving onto our first part of Agile content series. Part I: Manifest and principles.

  • As the VUCA world brings complexity and ambiguous to our work culture, it is impossible to draw insight from our previous experiences. Agile methodology promises a new way of work in this new era that we live in today.

  • Chief Executive Officer Lucas Vos and members of Royal FloraHolland’s management visited Turkey on Oct. 3-4, 2017 to hold meetings with Turkish government institutions and horticulture stakeholders. The purpose of these meetings was to discuss the cooperation between both sides and how it can benefit Royal FloraHolland members, as well as Turkish growers and consumers.

  • Turkish – American relations are now “transactional” rather than “relational.” The situational partnership can send mixed signals. Given the fundamental interests and constraints of both sides, the visa crisis appears to be as another setback, rather than a breaking point in relations. The incident demonstrate that firms should carefully study geostrategic risks before making business decisions.

  • How to develop a resilient practice off the mat? In Part I we discovered that a good amount of stress can actually be helpful to our business since it creates a healthy environment for improvement and growth. For Part II, we went deeper in the techniques to become resilient in an conventional manner: Bruce Way. Now, for the last part, we will take the methods yoga gives us and turn them into a resilience toolkit.

  • We are moving onto the second part of our article series. In part II, we will discover how Bruce Lee develops his resilient practice and how we can achieve it.

  • Being resilient has never been this crucial during VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) period. In this article, the subject of resiliency will be dissected through yoga and the wisdom of East, instead of conventional business theories.

  • Prime Minister Binali Yildirim had announced the cabinet reshuffle on July 19, 2017, following his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • There are good and bad sides of being a strategy consultant. The good side is the excitement of starting a project on developing a strategy to improve a company's business. The bad side occurs when you realise that the company you are working for does not want a strategy. At least in its real sense.

  • Our survival effort is only achieved by sharing and cooperation. Customer experience splashes over the transactional relationship. We created institutions, politics, nations and money through imagined reality. Now, we are taking political and emotional positions towards intangible and abstract organizations.

  • Our analysis of the referendum results indicates that the two main pillars the AK Party has thus far relied on - economic development and identity politics - will no longer be valid. Despite his victory, the rise of the new middle-class poses a unique challenge to President Erdogan. He now has two main options.

  • In order to develop good corporate strategies, business leaders should understand the fundamental choices of Turkey rather than being blindfolded by the political noise. We suggest three main topics and some indicators to watch in order to assess how Turkey's political, economic and social environment can affect your business regardless of the referendum's outcome.

  • By conducting an agile transformation in the horticulture sector, Royal FloraHolland creates new opportunities for its growers and customers. It provides valuable lessons for the organizations that seek to reinvent themselves in the digital age while keeping their business stable.

  • Google search trends demonstrate that the public gets interested in learning more about VUCA in accordance with the political and social events.

  • What will be the differentiations brought by the VUCA period? Who will protect their business, and who will be deleted from the business world?

  • 02/03/2017

    We live in a VUCA world. There are many factors: political uncertainties, technological disruptions, changing social values, environmental risks, and so forth. Are we experiencing something new, or has the world been through similar periods before?

  • Welcome to VUCA World, a period full of uncertain scope of changes, incomprehensible process and unpredictable incidences!

  • The World Economic Forum, which brings together the most important actors of the global economy every year in the town of Davos in Switzerland's Graubünden Canton, ends today. What were there in the global agenda? What has Turkey done in Davos and how will Turkey be affected?

  • In this article, StratejiCo. shares key highlights of a prominent energy gathering that brought together decision-makers of energy.

  • Between November 7th and 18th, Marrakech hosted the annual conference on global warming known as COP22. After the historical agreement took place last year in Paris at COP21, representatives of nearly 200 countries gathered to hash out the details of the Paris climate deal.

  • The World Makes Decisions Based on Data, Turkey on Ideologies

  • Follow The Money: Decoding PayPal’s Withdrawal From Turkey

  • Turkey's automotive sector report reveals Turkey's automovite industry's development process and where it stands now. Mehmet Çakmak gives an analysis of industry's development, its current impact on Turkish economy and possible threats to the industry.

  • Turkey faces with a sharpen loss of her competitive and pioneering advantage in tourism sector. Cemre Antmen discuss about its causes and results on Turkish economy.

  • Turkey's renewable energy report reveals a business-oriented overview about Turkish renewable energy. Emre Dogru gives a detailed analysis and understanding on opportunities and challenges of investment in Turkey.

  • New flexible working law regulating the system of temporary vocations and private recruitment agencies entered into force on May 6th, 2016.

  • Foreign investors and multinational companies often face the difficulty of understanding the corporate culture in Turkey. Cultural differences create disharmony, inefficiency and lack of cooperation among business units, which in turn negatively affect business goals.

  • Government’s decision to increase the minimum wage by 30% has fundamentally affected the business environment in Turkey. The stakes are too high for each player.

  • 2016-03-22

    Turkey's Comparison with Regional Competitors from Business Perspective

  • The new law enacted by the Turkish Parliament aims to encourage innovation and design activities to accelerate Turkey's economic growth. Read to see the possible impacts of the new law on your business.

  • Cultural differences have a lot of impact on business. Understanding how your counterpart is key to success. Read Michelle Haskin's insights on the cultural side of doing business in Turkey.

  • Undoubtedly we are going through turbulent times not so good for business deals and quality investment unless it is a high risk, high return transaction.

  • Business need to develop public affairs skilss to achieve business objectives in Turkey. Recent research demontrates what they need the most is to gain trust.

  • 2016-01-11

    The purpose of this content is to provide our readers with foresight to help them prepare for various possibilities in the coming year.

  • StratejiCo. explains what AKP’s electoral victory means for political and economic environment and what kind of strategies businesses should develop to stay afloat.

  • An overall political risk analysis to be followed by in-depth discussions on five main topics.

  • How interaction between businesses, communities and environmental movements are transforming and how business leaders should approach engaging communities in this new era.

  • 04/09/2015

    How to retain customers in recession and preserve strong customer relations under uncertainty.

  • How relations between the Turkish government and the business world will be reordered and how leaders should approach policy makers and other stakeholders.

  • Explaining the reasons behind the widespread labor strikes in 2015, the questions that need to be answered for labor-intensive business models.