German employers and colleagues are apparently not so open to different life models, as the Diversity of the campaigns suggest. In particular, people with a non-heterosexual orientation, have a hard life. A survey by the Boston Consulting Group.
The consulting firm has surveyed 4000 so-called LGBT people with more than 60 nationalities. 85 percent of German workers, therefore, are not gay, lesbian or in a manner other heterosexual, would not come out of the closet according to the survey, trust.
Open British, Brazilian and American
22 percent of the Interviewees consider it as a career risk, to make their sexual orientation public. And, although more than every third is convinced that the dignity of her or his life make it much easier. Comparatively open to the workers to go against it in the United Kingdom, Brazil and the USA with their sexual identity. 63 percent of British people have outed themselves in their work environment, the international average is 52 percent.
In the Federal Republic of Germany have been outed by contrast, only 37 percent of the people interviewed were, similarly low Numbers as in Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. 42 percent of Germans said they even, your boss to lie to her, if asks for your relationship.
"LGBT certainly has not the importance that should have the theme."Annika Zawadzki, author of the Study
this may Just damage companies in search of skilled workers, a lack of openness. For the German respondents, the LGBT-friendliness of a company is the most important selection criterion for a new employer, salary and location. Even now, there are of employers, a number of initiatives: More than 3000 companies have signed the "Charter of diversity", in large corporations, employees devote themselves exclusively to the topic.
The communications group Vodafone about gives an Award within the company of good role models. In the case of the Deutsche Bahn, the company's internal network "Railbow". "Many companies are first of all addressed the topic of Gender Diversity," says study author Annika Zawadzki. "Now you can define what other dimensions of Diversity are important to you. LGBT certainly has not the importance that should have the theme." (Tages-Anzeiger)
Created: 30.01.2019, 14:51 PM