Leadership and Culture in Switzerland—Theoretical and Empirical Findings1

Jürgen WeiblerUniversity of Hagen (FernUniversität in Hagen),Chair of Business Administration, Leadership and Organization, Germany

Rolf WundererUniversity of St. Gallen, Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, Switzerland

Nothing is more fragile and questionable than judging and assessing a culture or a mentality.

—Rüdiger Görner

In the following chapter, we seek a closer look at the understanding of leadership and how this understanding relates back to the specific culture in Switzerland. Because being Swiss does not mean to belong to a special ethnic ...

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