Our Diversity Is Our Wealth

Migrants are essential part of the local economy of the Turkish Austrian business consultant Dan c commented on the current debate on integration from an economic perspective in the ZIB24: our diversity is our wealth. “The entrepreneurs with a migrant background are any young adventurer: almost every second migrant background is already older than 45 years.” You are no newcomers; about three-quarters of them already for more than 15 years living in Austria. And they are resistant to: every second company of migrant background exists already more than five years, so c. Companies are not only lone immigrant, but create jobs: two-thirds of migrant enterprises employees. And they play an important role in corporate succession: every third entrepreneur of migrant background has taken over an existing company to continue or is involved, so c. C c is consultant, Book author, intercultural trainer and ship’s captain. Although he is no longer for but more often as a cultural bridge between Germany, on the seas, Austria and Turkey on the road.

In 1988, after studying at the College for maritime trade and shipping in Istanbul, he came to Austria. Due to lack of seas, the native Turk spent long years as a leader in the Austrian banking industry. In 2003, he founded the Austrian Turkish consulting firm c & NETWORK. “” As an expert in intercultural competence “as well as migration and integration” he advises public entities and private companies. He keeps intercultural seminars, coaches expats, accompanied executives and advises international companies on their business in Turkey”. He commutes between Frankfurt, Vienna and Istanbul. C & NETWORK is an Austrian Turkish consultancy and acts as a cultural bridge of economic, the wealth the diversity makes it usable.