Doing Business with Moroccans
Those working with Moroccans from abroad or within Morocco will learn important values, facts and behaviors needed for successfully interacting with and influencing their Moroccan colleagues both in the workplace and in social life.
Catherine Roignan is a researcher, consultant and trainer on intercultural issues. She’s been studying and working in France, Germany, Britain, Senegal and Morocco. She has been in charge for several years of an Observatory of the French, the Germans and the British. She also has been conducting numerous cross-cultural surveys for companies like L’Oréal, Deutsche Bank and SC Johnson... Catherine spent three years living in Morocco where she conducted qualitative research about Moroccans as well as expatriates. Catherine holds a diploma from the Institute of Political Sciences of Paris, a Franco-German Master in social and political sciences of the Free University of Berlin, as well as a Master’s of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London.
Youssef Zahid is specialized in adapting information systems from a country to another, and in training people to get used to foreign-based solutions. He currently does this for customers like the Moroccan Revenue Administration and Morocco Post, after having worked in Canada for companies like Tecsys and Teleglobe, and in France for Reuters and the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, a major player in French finance. This gave him a great experience of international teams and of diversity at the workplace. He grew up and studied engineering in Casablanca, got a Master from the Laval University in Canada and is PMP certified (Project Management Professional) and PMI member (Project Management Institute).