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Europe is being constructed for its diversities
Globalization shrinks the world, but by no means standardises the diverse behaviour of individuals in the different regions and countries; little less in Europe where Diversity is the historical nature of its peoples.
For the first time in history the peoples of Europe have had 55 years of peace.
 

The construction of the European Union is being built on the base of respect and integration of its major diversities as element that triggers the cultural richness which is patrimony of all Europeans and their institutions. In search of common interests that unite in invite the different Member States and its citizens to construct on solid basis that benefit all.

 
Managing Diversity in companies operating across Europe

 

 

Member Stares are diverse in demography, gender, age, culture, unemployment, purchasing power, Etc. The companies and organisations also hold high levels of Diversities as they are a micro-climate of the socio-economic environment of the regions.
 
 
 

Indicators to take into account when operating in the different Member States of the European Union

  • Competence profile of its citizens
  • Social priorities of its peoples
  • Culture, language, time and quality of life
  • Typology of the family
  • State support to the society
  • Anti-discrimination directives and degree of local implementation
  • Predominant organisational structure of its companies and institutions
  • Governance style, legislation and fiscal system of the Member States
  • Acceptance and use of technology
  • Production and economic cycle
  • Level of knowledge
  • Macro economic indicators

       "Europe in the Creative Age" Author: Richard Florida & Irene Tinegli

       "The Rise of the Creative Class" Author: Madelyn Yucht

 
Why do companies in Europe implement Diversity Policies

The findings of the research carried out in 2005 by The Conference Board “THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DIVERSITY AND WORK / LIFE ISSUES: GOOD PRACTICES”

83% of companies in the European Union state that Diversity and Work / Life policies have a positive impact on business for the following reasons:

  • Promote cultural change
  • Respond to anti-discrimination legislation
  • Improve the mix of the labour force and increase entrepreneurial efficiency
  • Open Market opportunities
  • Win competitive advantage in the markets
  • The change in the labour force is a reflex ion of the clients, which in turn reflect the changing profiles and output of suppliers.
  • Align internal and external agents to contribute to corporate results
  • Enhance corporate image
  • Is “the correct thing to do”