Malaysia

Women in Business in Malaysia

Women travelling to Malaysia on business will encounter fewer problems than they might in other countries in the region such as Japan or Taiwan.

Although Malaysia is officially a Muslim country and the majority of the population are practising Moslems, many women work and many reach quite senior positions. (This contrasts, of course, with the situation in many other Muslim countries).


Author

This country-specific business culture profile was written by Keith Warburton who is the founder of the cultural awareness training consultancy Global Business Culture

Global Business culture is a leading training provider in the fields of cross-cultural communication and global virtual team working.  We provide training to global corporations in live classroom-based formats, through webinars and also through our cultural awareness digital learning hub, Global Business Compass.

This World Business Culture profile is designed as an introduction to business culture in Malaysia only and a more detailed understanding needs a more in-depth exploration which we can provide through our training and consultancy services.

Country Breakdown

31.2

Million

Population

RM

Malaysian Ringgit

Currency

$ 296.4

Trillion

GDP

330,803

km2

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