It should come as no surprise that such efficient people work long and hard hours.
Apart from long hours, work entails a high degree of honesty and integrity that ensures follow-through as well as punctuality, and people do not bring their personal lives into the office.
Being well-organized and keeping your work space tidy is important. The Swiss also pay careful attention to personal care and grooming. They are quite materialistic, and quality is important.
The Swiss have little regard for anything ostentatious. They work hard for their money and equally hard at saving it.