Switzerland

Women in Business in Switzerland

Women in Business in Switzerland

Women are making ever deeper inroads into what was once a predominantly male-dominated world of Swiss business life.

Although it is not too common to see women at the very top end of the management strata, the glass ceiling is being slowly dismantled.

It is not difficult for a female foreign executive to go to Switzerland and work in senior positions – provided they can demonstrate the requisite levels of competence, technical knowledge and diligence.


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 Switzerland only and a more detailed understanding needs a more in-depth exploration which we can provide through our training and consultancy services.

Country Breakdown

8.372

Million

Population

CHF

Swiss Franc

Currency

$ 658.8

Billion

GDP

41,285

km2

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