Themes are identifed that can be utilized as training and coaching tools for individuals and organizations as they face cultural diversity.
Tijen Genco spent big part of her career in US working at fortune 100 companies such as Shell, Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Merck & Co. Tijen worked in various fields within IT such as Business Architecture, Program Management, and IT Management. Tijen spent first ten years of working experience as Research and Development and IT Management fields in Turkey.With her desire to improve the performance of the service and processes she has obtained her Master Black Belt status in Lean Six Sigma efficiency methodology and became a coach in this field to the individuals and project teams. Tijen is a Professional Certified Coach and has over 800 hours of coaching experience working with the individuals at varying levels in the organization from individual contributors to General Managers. Tijen also played role as trusted advisor and business performance consultant. Her efforts in this capacity resulted multi-million dollars in benefits to Merck operations. In her current position as Master Black Belt/Cultural Change Coach Tijen continues to provide coaching to the individuals and teams across divisions worldwide. Tijen is trained in Facilitative Leadership, High Performance Learning with Michael Gelb and Strategy Execution and Change Management Techniques with Conner Partners. She has Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering and Master of Science degree in Management with concentration in Organizational Behavior and Coaching. Tijen’s holistic approach to well-being and high performance led her to obtaining education and certification in various Yoga, Pilates and Meditation techniques. Outside of her corporate duties she provides coaching and workshops to private audiences in self development and healing with mind-body modalities.