Over recent years, everybody became a diversity expert and ‘good ideas’ are spreading fast – even when they are based on false assumptions or have adverse effects. Also in the gender area people reproduce myths and overlook empirical insight. #IWD2021
How to take D&I out of the HR and CSR niche and generate business benefits and more equity at the same time? A by-invitaion-only webinar discusses some of the most prominent myths in D&I and show how radically different approaches overcome prevailing resistance.
Nicht Vielfalt feiern, sondern Wertschöpfung gestalten. Nicht Massnahmen umsetzen, sondern Change als Chance verstehen. Ein Abend mit neuen Impulsen für 100 Schweizer EntscheiderInnen.
Conferences can be beauty contests, at times. The first large National Diversity Conference in Lithuania, however, decided to also address critical issue right at the beginning.
The job of a D&I manager often involves a miracle agenda: Make progress, deliver benefits, include everyone and manage complex stakeholders. Hence, they need a variety of skills and deep knowledge in many areas. Where do they acquire and develop these?
Diversity in sport has long been a marginalized topic and is now regarded as a key competence, making it a compulsory subject for students at the German Sports University in Cologne. The “Week of Diversity” also takes place here together with the University of Cologne. And not just with feel-good topics.
Although the trend is not new, the profoundness of the digital transformation is only about to become clearer. While most areas feel as if they had to follow (or obey), D&I should not only be seen as an object of digitalisation, but also as a driver. An overview of the two-way inter-relations. Continue reading
How can you measure different forms of success in your D&I work? And what should be defined as success in the first place? The much-needed and also long discussed question will be the focus of an educational session in April in Brussels.
Having a truly global and inspirational discussion about D&I. This is one of the aims of the World D&I Congress taking place in February 2018 in Mumbai and hence away from the mainstream. It will be hosted by D&I pioneer, Michael Stuber, and it coincides with the World Women Leadership Congress.
The topic of culture & leadership is slowly and steadily moving towards the centre of diversity and work/life. In line with this insight, the regional ambassador for Hesse for “Success Factor Family”, Michael Müller, member of the Executive Board of Fraport AG, has focused a specialist conference on the topic of “Management between Career and Family”. A summary.
The German conference of Tagessspiegel and Diversity Charter has become one of the household events for German diversity practitioners. The organisers see this as a mandate not only to present current trends, but also to offer an appealing mix of methods and a broad range of topics. With success.
Große Fachkonferenzen entfalten große Anziehungskraft. Entsprechend vielfältig stellt sich die Teilnehmerschaft dar und dieser Erfolg bringt Herausforderungen mit sich: Ein Programm mit starken Inspirationen und konkretem Praxisnutzen zu bieten. Lesen Sie einen Bericht mit weiterführenden Links.
Is Diversity naturally embedded in Project Management or does this new and hugely complex profession needs to reconsider the way it is looking at differences? A keynote at the (Gender) Diversity in Project Management Congress in the Netherlands set the scene.
For twenty years, D&I was demanding inclusive behaviour and high ethical standards from dominant groups while running programmes for women and minorities. The analysis shows that this has to be reversed: D&I leaders should role model their ideals and work a lot more with the mainstream majority.
D&I is stuck in routine, generic strategies and a copy-and-paste mentality. This analysis shows how a lack of relevance to the business and too much regulation is limiting the scope and impact of Diversity. A new business focus can bring back the change into D&I and unleash intrinsic energy. Continue reading
It felt as if overnight many achievements of 20 years of D&I work were ruined when nationalistic and post-truth campaigns received support and were partially successful. A root cause analysis shows how badly managed globalisation and virtualisation led to fragile communities. D&I has the power to offer an alternative – but for that, it needs to be re-framed.
In a keynote address at the World D&I Congress in Mumbai, India, the International D&I pioneer, Michael Stuber, will outline key issues for Diversity & Inclusion in the future. His analysis “Who Are We?” shows that a new era is beginning for D&I, and what it will take for all of us to be successful.
For its 25th anniversary, the World HRD Congress offers a unique opportunity to meet global HR leaders and discuss the entire HR value chain, including D&I. From 15 – 17 Feb 2017, the truly global event, taking place in Mumbai, features multiple tracks, e.g. World Women Leadership.
Unternehmen benötigen Fachkräfte und viele möchten zudem die Vielfalt ihrer Belegschaft steigern. Beides gemeinsam kann gelingen, wenn nicht Vorbehalte oder fehlendes gegenseitiges Verständnis dies behindern. Eine Veranstaltung verspricht Abhilfe.
In einer komplexen Welt scheinen sich Menschen über feste Orientierungen zu freuen. So finden klare Geschlechterrollen Zuspruch in den Medien und die Werbung nutzt „echte Kerle und sexy Ladies“ gerne, um Aufmerksamkeit zu schaffen oder Marken emotional aufzuladen. Die Schablonenhaftigkeit und mehr noch die Zur-Schau-Stellung spezifischer männlicher oder weiblicher Merkmale und dezidierter, häufig allzu enger (Geschlechter) Rollen ist jedoch vielen ein Dorn im Auge.