Business in Turkey

Official Mobbing Numbers Are Released

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Dr. Mehmet Ozan Uzkut, the President of MOBDER, the Association to Fight against Mobbing, declared that big companies are using mobbing as a tool not to pay compensation to their employees. Uzkut added that there have been 3,000 mobbing complaints and 600 were concluded as mobbing cases. PARTICULARLY HIGH MOBBING …

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İstanbul 28th in newly published global city index

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By Klaus Jurgen Measuring the quality of life in any city or town is a complicated scientific task. While necessary, over-focusing on questions such as “Are you happy?” will not automatically lead to making correct assumptions about a town’s range of amenities or infrastructure development! While some argue that the …

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Can we work flexible hours? Really?

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By Ela Erozan Gursel Flexible work has become the norm in England due to the economic recession. The work conditions of the flexible work are determined by zero-hour contracts widely preferred by employers. These contracts favor the employers over employees by paying only the hours worked. There is neither guarantee …

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Archive established for Turkish public culture

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‘Karagöz,’ a critical aspect of Turkey’s collective past, will be in the archive. The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry is forming an archive of public culture with 172,435 documents including notes, gramophone records, photos, videos, ethnographic tool and Karagöz depictions. Scientific works that started in 1910 in the field of …

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Take baby steps in 2014

Take baby steps in 2014

by Ela Erozan Gursel The year 2013 is coming to en end. How was the year for you? How did you feel about yourself? Accomplished or failed, happy or unhappy, hard working or lazy. Every year-end I like to look back and write down what I have done, what opportunities …

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Are you aware of white collar crimes?

Are you aware of white collar crimes?

Do you know enough about white collar crimes that have clearly increased due to global workforce mobility? Either as the owner or employee of the company, you need to foresee the potential dangers of work crimes in order to protect yourself and the company. All the white collar crimes including …

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