gdi-consulting‘s 2013 panel: female managers in Austria on career ambitions - obstacles - quota
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05.06.2013
Susanne Schwanzer

gdi panel 2013: Majority of Female Managers in Austria willing to make Career – 3 main Obstacles – 4 of 5 pro-Quota

gdi-consulting, an experts‘ consultinggroup focussing on gender, diversity and inclusion – conducted an online panel including 149 women in Austria. More than half of them claims to be career-oriented. Company-intern boundaries prevent them from pursuing their careerpaths straightly. 82,3% of those who took part are in favour of quota for women. Although only 10% believe to benefit personally if a compulsary quota is introduced. 57.7% of female managers in Austria aspire a higher position in the future – be it […]

17.04.2013
Susanne Schwanzer

After 10 years men earn an annual salary (70.00€ in average) more than women – despite being equally qualified and equally ambitious

An Empirical Investigation of the Gender Pay Gap Reasons for gender inequality are often discussed with respect to the so-called ‘contingent equality of opportunities’. Based on the same starting conditions, men and women should have equal career opportunities. In order to test the contingent equality of opportunities hypothesis, an empirical analysis of the careers of 43 female and 51 male Austrian business graduates was conducted. The samples were matched with respect to 26 variables regarded to have influence on further […]

14.04.2013
Susanne Schwanzer

The more diverse a company’s board is composed – the higher & more sustained is its business success

That simple, that clear and that significant are the results from an online panel, conducted by McKinsey. The data was taken from 180 publicly traded companies worldwide in 2011. Companies with a widely mixed board reached up to 53% higher ROEs/ROCEs (Return on Equity, Return on Capital Employed), and up to 14% higher Operation Results than comparable companies with homogenous & “monochrome” boards. If you want to know more about this study, please call. Also in case you have requests […]

14.04.2013
Susanne Schwanzer

gdi panel 2/2013: 4 of 5 Female Managers in Austria in Favour of Compulsory Quota

gdi-consulting – an experts group of consultants focussing on gender – diversity – inclusion strategies conducted an online panel among female managers: 82,3% of those who took part are in favour of quota for women. Although only 10% believe to benefit personally if a compulsary quota is introduced. Most women desire a shift in basic attitudes and values – both within their company’s corporate culture and society. The overall agreement in favour of compulsory quota came as a surprise to […]

14.04.2013
Susanne Schwanzer

gdi-panel 1/2013: Majority of Women willing to make Career – 3 main Boundaries

Majority of women willing to make career – 3 obstacles prevent them gdi-consulting, an experts‘ consulting group focussing on gender, diversity and inclusion – conducted an online survey including 149 women in Austria. More than half of them claims to be career-oriented. Company-intern boundaries prevent them from pursuing their career paths more straightly. 57.7% of female managers in Austria aspire a higher position in the future – be it at their current employer or in a new company. This result […]