From 2009 until now competed to 25.5 per cent women in positions at the middle management in Germany. That is 9.6 percent less than in 2008. As justification for this alarming result, Michael page called the fear of many candidates before the incompatibility between work and family. A study by the Bertelsmann Foundation in 2010 confirms this assessment. You will disclose that the double taxation of family and professional life for women still represents the ultimate career brake.
Every second I must at least once give up their career aspirations for this reason or change. Obviously corporate Germany has here so some homework to make optimal use in the future also the female potential carriers. Diversity activities are but hardly widespread in Germany. This experience makes also Hans Jablonski. Only about Half of the DAX 30 companies has dealt in varying degrees of intensity with the theme of diversity management.
There are a number of individual measures again, but very few companies have so far built up a strategic diversity management.” It is essential that well-educated women are encouraged and motivated to pursue a successful career for further economic growth in Germany. Edda Peters, managing partner at the subreport Publisher Sadri in Cologne, an employer award-winning for successfully implemented diversity policies and family-friendliness, brings the need for the company to live in diversity, to the point: human diversity is an economic success factor. We appreciate and want the diversity of talents, of origin, gender, age, and religion in our company, because creativity and innovation arises from the differences in thinking and acting. And innovation is the basis for higher effectiveness and sustainable economic success.” A lengthy process that must begin on the ground substance of the corporate culture is more diverse to make female recruiting the staff composition in the company however. Axel Keulertz, Research Director roof at the employer branding specialist advises therefore logical universe that offers an employer explicitly offered the female workforce, are embedded in the corporate culture.