Female Career Coaching for a Multinational Company in China

  • Bettina Al-Sadik-Lowinski
  • Ralph KattenbachEmail author


China has one of the highest proportions of women in senior management roles worldwide, on par with some Eastern European and Asian countries. Combining a Chinese career with a global perspective, this fictive case—based on real client cases—shows how female careers are affected by cultural contexts. LI Ann, a Chinese female top executive, receives coaching to further develop her career within a French multinational company based in Shanghai. While preparing Ann’s continuing coaching process, Jenny Rose, a senior executive coach, reflects on female executive career patterns in China. New information from the Global Women’s Career Lab—a study among female top executives in China—produced valuable insights for Jenny’s coaching practice.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BAS CoachingKölnGermany
  2. 2.School of Economics and ManagementTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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