Der Europavergleich zum Deutschen Diversity Tag 2017

Kommunizieren deutsche Konzerne Diversity mehr oder weniger als ihre europäischen Wettbewerber? Oder einfach anders? Eine vergleichende Analyse, die seit 2007 bereits zum fünften Mal durchgeführt wurde, zeigt: Deutsche Großunternehmen platzieren Diversity deutlicher im Kontext sozialer Verantwortung als dies in Europa üblich ist. Zudem sind die Themen Frauenförderung und Work/Life-Balance deutlich überrepräsentiert. „Eine unglückliche Kombination“, meinen Experten.

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Consolidated online resource for European gender data: Excellent policy data, weak for D&I

The European Union’s Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has introduced a new online resource for Gender Statistics. It aims at serving as a comprehensive knowledge centre for gender statistics on various aspects of (in)equality between women and men. Initial tests show that the focus of the database is more on general demographics and public policy concerns than on employment or management.

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EU survey shows remaining gender differences, challenges for work-life-balance and obstacles for older workers

Eurofound, the European Foundation for Working and Living Conditions, has recently released its sixth edition of the Working Conditions Survey, conducting almost 36.000 interviews with employees and self-employed about different areas of work-life. In in-depth look at the survey also provides valuable information on the status quo and on trends with regard to work-life balance or employment of older workers.

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Commerzbank publishes results of an internal study on the role of fathers

Parental leave has a positive impact on both job and partnership. This is one of the central insights of the latest study into fatherhood, which was published by Germany’s second largest bank, Commerzbank. Some 750 employees who had been on parental leave during the past five years responded to questions regarding their motivation to engage in both job and family.

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Pre-orders for IBCR 3.1 (2016) can be placed now: The updated Business Case contains 200+ selected studies

Many studies claim to describe the business benefits of D&I. Critics, however, often challenge the research methodology or other aspects. The updated 3rd edition of the unique International Business Case Report (IBCR 3.1) contains 1-page summaries of 203 studies which were all checked for significance, robustness, validity, reliability and, if applicable, for statistical bias.

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