It is important to look smart and well presented in Portugal. Men will invariably wear sports jacket, trousers and shirt and tie whilst women tend to wear business smart suits with a skirt.
The dress-down approach doesn’t seem to have made many inroads into Portuguese business circles even in hi-tech operations – although a few organisations have adopted a casual Friday routine.
This country-specific business culture profile was written by Keith Warburton who is the founder of the cultural awareness training consultancy Global Business Culture.
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