Although Mexico is often viewed as a machismo culture where a strong separation is made between the roles of men and women, visiting female executives will encounter few if any problems when doing business with Mexican male colleagues or clients.
Having said that, it is probably best for visiting women executives to maintain a professional distance in their business dealings with men and be wary of offering any social invitations unless as part of a larger group function.
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 Mexico only and a more detailed understanding needs a more in-depth exploration which we can provide through our training and consultancy services.
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