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Compétences interculturelles

Evénement ICF Café coach , le mardi 19 mai 2015 de 20h à 22h Présentation sur les compétences interculturelles

Choisir de vivre et de travailler à l’étranger est, au-delà de la destination, un voyage intérieur porté par une vision:  au delà de la découverte des orientations du pays d’accueil, ce...

intercultural training

HB Coaching builds and customizes  intercultural training programs for a group or team according to the organization needs. Training can be done in French or English. 

Example of a training day: The art of living and working in Turkey


  • appropriate key integration in the Turkish cultural context
  • understand the issues of expatriation and keys to success
  • be able to develop and implement your intercultural competencies in order to be effective in your communication and management style
  • be efficient in negotiations taking into account the cultural orientations of Turkey.


Being expatirate : above all, an inner journey :

  • Know your motivations, your own values and your behavioral patterns
  • Anticipate issues related to expatriation: loss and acquisition of new benchmarks , deployment of intercultural competence.
  • Awareness of the scope of the learning cycle over the experience of expatriation

Integrate in Turkey: know  about its history

  • Turkey as a historical crossroads of cultural and commercial exchange
  • The Eastern Roman Empire to the secular republic of Ataturk
  • Turkey as a strategic bridge between the Middle East and Europe
  • Contrasts and diversity of Turkey

Integrate in Turkey: understand the cultural orientations of Turkish people

  • Exceed the perception of Turkish and French people by the French by the Turkish people
  • Know the key intercultural competencies
  • Accept the differences and experience them as leverages

Communicate withTurkish people

  • The allocation of the space / time
  • Creation of interpersonal alliance
  • Implicit communication
  • The language as a world vision
  • Management of conflicts : sense of honor and diplomacy

Adjust one's management style with Turkish people

  • The hierarchical relationship and the decision process
  • Expectations related to collectivism
  • A so-called "male" society
  • Delegation and teamwork
  • The conduct of meetings

The art of negotiating with the Turkish people

  • The context of the negotiation
  • Interpersonal relationships in business
  • The management of uncertainty and ambiguity : a leverage in negotiations




intercultural coaching

Our support with intercultural coaching will enable you to: prepare your departure and your return to be effective in your new environment , develop your leadership in an intercultural context .

HB Coaching develops the  intercultural coaching program for you and your teams according to the specific needs of your organization . Coaching sessions can be done both in French or English.


  • to understand the key intercultural competencies necessary to interact effectively in an intercultural environment
  • to better yourself in order to identify adjustments to implement to be efficient in your communication and in your intercultural management
  • to understand the stages of change and the inherent stress of culture shock

In France , the premature return of expatriate mission reaches 30 to 50% and 1/3 of the  expatriates leave the company within 2 years following their return : the culture shock for the executive and  his spouse or her husband  is often underestimated .

Example of individual coaching support during expatriation or impatriation :

individual coaching sessions before departure (8 within 2 months) and upon arrival (8 sessions over 8 months ), on the following topics:


  • career / motivations / emotions and resistance / intention / values ​​/ vision
  • new professional project that is part of a project life
  • style of management / communication / intercultural competencies
  • cycle of the intercultural experience 
  • regulation of the stress inherent to intercultural transition
  • phases of adaptation to the new environment and stress regulation


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