What’s Your Personal Identity Management Strategy?

US Army laid off 14.000 gay soldiers in the last 17 years. A country which we used to call cutting-edge in terms of Diversity Management. End of December last year, Obama kept one of his promises and signed a bill which is supposed to break the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” moral. The issue about whether … Continue reading

Female Immigrants taking Mr. Sarrazin’s Spot!

I am very grateful to Saiid that he brought up the discussion about our ‘immigration problem’ in Germany, see his post. Being fully aware that this is somewhat out of our topic I find it nonetheless worth considering in more detail. It fits in our blog because it also raises the question about equal opportunities … Continue reading

Women determine their own fate!

First of all, thanks to everyone for the very wide spread and somewhat ‘heated’ discussion we have in our blog now. However, refering to the interview of Mrs. Schröder I would like to pick up on one of her statements: “Many Women like to study German phiology and human science, man on the other hand … Continue reading

Thinking 1943?

Examples of an article in the July 1943 issue of Transportation Magazine addressing male supervisors of women going into the workforce during WWII: “Eleven tips on getting more efficiency out of women employees 1. Pick young married women. They usually have more of a sense of responsibility than their unmarried sisters, they’re less likely to … Continue reading

Career killer children

To pick up the question again, why there are only few women in leading positions and what keeps them from acquiring them, I found an interesting study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung about women’s career obstacles. It states that every second women names the double burden of family and profession as the main reason for changing … Continue reading