How the context for D&I is changing

For D&I practitioners, the societal climate and political environment are essential context factors. Both have direct impact on what organisations are doing in regards to diversity, equal opportunities or integration. A first of its kind report shows how societal and political dynamics relating to D&I have been changing in recent years – to the point that some equality laws might disappear.

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Disruption Bingo

Some focus on digitalisation, others on economy 4.0 and a few see the bigger picture of several disruptive forces and how these will affect our work and our lives. The good news is: Everybody can prepare themselves to become ‘Futureproof’. A new book provides structured analyses and describes implications as well as recommendations.

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New perspectives (and recommendations) on Pay Gaps and “poisoning language”

Admitting and understanding pay gaps is not easy for societies nor employers. A comprehensive pay gap analysis in the UK revealed inequalities for women and men, for ethnic groups and for people with a disability. Related recommendations go beyond traditional ways to address gender pay gaps, and they question wide-spread communication styles in the field.

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Ein Minenfeld blinder Flecken: Religion in Deutschland

Respekt, Gleichbehandlung und ein proklamiert säkulares Grundgesetz. Es hört sich einfach an und könnte eine harmonische Basis sein. Eine Professorin an der Universität Würzburg, die alle Kopfbedeckungen in ihrem Hörsaal abnehmen lassen wollte, stieß an eine der Grenzen der Gleichbehandlung. Einige neue Bundestagsabgeordnete versuchen derweil, für den Islam geringere Freiheitsgrade als für das Christentum zu definieren.

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