Workforces in many German companies are changing, and the buzzword is 'diversity management'. It doesn’t focus just on the social aspects of the issue, but also a company’s prospects.
A Berlin-based voting rights group has begun a campaign to expose the scarcity of German parliamentarians with migrant origins. Citizens For Europe says "every political party" must improve its representation.
Often looked down upon as "pidgin German," dialects are an important part of cultural memory and diversity. Researchers say the vibrant spectrum of regional variations of German is under threat.
The German government has given itself poor marks for diversity in its ministries and civil service. But it still has no intention of introducing quotas.
Government-commissioned researchers have found that cultural holdovers from communism, and not just economic factors, encourage right-wing radicalism. But they also identified a pernicious western German influence.
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