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Changing Role of Men and Women

Several women in top management, female networking group “Women in Leadership”, WoMen’s Networking Day at Henkel’s headquarters in Düsseldorf… All of these are evidence that women have top priority at Henkel. We live in a constantly changing world. In the ... read more

Employees in times of demographic shifts (2) – Part-time workers / Mitarbeiter in Zeiten demographischen Wandels – Teilzeitarbeit

A recently published study of McKinsey Germany: Wettbewerbsfaktor Fachkräfte – Strategien für Deutschlands Unternehmen  – reports that German companies will miss up to 5 million skilled employees.  While better unleashing the potential of the generation 50+ workers contributes 1,2 million ... read more

Just a Matter of Style / Eine Frage des Stils

On April 1, 2011, eight interested Henkel women, who are members of the Women in Leadership networking group at Henkel in Düsseldorf, met in order to attend a style-workshop of the prestigious fashion consultant Katharina Starlay. In the end of ... read more

Third WoMen’s Networking Day at Henkel / Dritter WoMen’s Networking Day bei Henkel

On April 5, 2011 Henkel’s female networking group “Women in Leadership” invited to their third WoMen’s Networking Day at Henkel’s headquarters in Düsseldorf. Special about this year’s event was that for the first time our male leaders were invited to ... read more

Powerwomen in Dialogue / Starke Frauen im Gespräch

The starting event of our internal women’s network at Henkel “Women in Leadership” (WiL) in 2011 was the high-light-event at the same time: the round-table discussion with Simone Bagel-Trah our chairwoman of the shareholder committee and of the supervisory board ... read more

Is it all just symbolic politics? / Alles symbolische Politik?

As compared to international standards German DAX companies only show a minor share of women in top positions. Thus, there were intensive public discussions if this low female quota could be judged as discrimination of women. There can be registered ... read more

Ready, Steady – Stagnation?! / Auf die Plätze, fertig – Stillstand?!

A matter of common knowledge: more women earning better school and university degrees within a shorter time. It is also known that this superiority of women disappears by the time of entering into professional life. A Catalyst study conducted in ... read more

Being a Diversity Manager is like being a Doctor / Ein Diversity Manager ist wie ein Arzt

During my two weeks vacation on Christmas season I had to realize that being a Diversity Manager is like being a doctor. If a doctor enters the room all of a sudden the present people start to moan about this ... read more