Unique Experience in Challenging Countries
KA Research Companies has an accumulation of experience in emerging countries and markets, and special expertise in dealing with different cultures in a variety of regions.
The management staff has been involved in several types of projects, including social and market research, opinion polling, project modeling, development and management, business alliances, multi-country project coordination, analysis, training, audit and observation tasks on behalf of sponsors of projects in more than 60 countries during the last 20 years.
Since 2002, the company has concentrated its activities on the countries of the Middle East, Africa, and Eurasia, where it has formed a niche of expertise for itself. KA has the necessary local know-how and cultural sensitivity to gain access to men and women of all age groups, religious denominations, ethnic backgrounds and so on in an exciting region of diversity, challenge and restriction.
Accumulated Experience in a wide variety of assignments
(2003 - …) Establishment and management of the research and field companies across 18 Provinces of Iraq to manage the research and information gathering programs of different clients.
(2002 - …) Establishment and management of the CATI-Borderless Research Platform in Middle East and Africa Region - Multi-Language CATI Center in Turkey dedicated to these languages/dialects. The Center has conducted hundreds of projects on hard-hitting political, social and media polling and communications research.
(2005 - …) Establishment and management of the National Customer Satisfaction Index in Turkey (TCSI); in cooperation with Turkish Society for Quality (KalDer) and the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) as well as the University of Michigan and CFI Group.
(1990 - …) Establishment and management of research and consulting companies in Turkey, UK, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus, Middle East and Africa, and setting-up multinational and multi-country project teams.
(1990 - …) Project development and implementation for Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations (World Bank, UN, IMF, WHO, JETRO, ITC, KalDer, GYIAD, TEMA, TOCEV, etc.) Feasibility, market entry studies, information and research programs for well-known national and international companies in several countries.
(1990 - …) New research product and service development (EmployeeScore, TrendPoll, Turkish National Readership Survey, AgroMonitor, Azerbaijan TV Diary Panel, Kyrgyzstan Retail Audit, TicketCount- Market Share Monitoring, T-Poll-Trends in MENA, etc.).
(1990 - …) Business development and consulting services for national and international companies.
(1993 - …) Teaching at Istanbul University and holding trainings for private companies on applied research methods and techniques.