Prof. Dr. Gudrun
Sander

Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sander has been working for equal opportunities, the advancement of women and inclusion for more than 25 years. She is a titular professor, Director of the Competence Centre for Diversity and Inclusion and Co-Director of the Research Institute for International Management at the University of St. Gallen. With her team of 30 employees, she supports organisations on their way to more equal opportunities.

Director for Diversity and Management Programmes

Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sanders Veröffentlichungen bei Vista

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And yet there is progress in gender equality

50 years ago, women in Switzerland finally received the long-awaited right to vote. I have lived and worked in Switzerland for more than 30 years and one of my main areas is ...
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Who cares?

The Corona crisis is changing the way we look at what we take for granted. Some things are becoming more visible, more prominent. For example, the paid care work in hospitals, ...
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How to deal with unconscious biases in human resources decisions

Managers and HR processes are decisive when it comes to new hires, promotions, salaries, further education and team composition. At the same time, human decision-making is prone ...

What works best for recruitment: experience or artificial intelligence?

Do you rely on your experience for recruitment or do you leave the employee selection to artificial intelligence? No matter what means you rely on, there are decisive factors you ...

Verify, but trust.

Our daily work routine is upside down. Many employees are now working from home and must somehow cope with a new and uncertain reality. This also poses a challenge for ...

Diversity pays – both economically and socially

Economic sustainability was long the most important pillar of the sustainability concept. With the popularity of diversity management, the social aspect of sustainability is also ...
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No name, no age, no photo – Are anonymised applications beneficial?

Job ads for sought-after positions can easily generate over 100 applications. HR departments are required to put together a pool of interesting applicants within a very short ...
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Wage discrimination starts with recruitment

Conscious or unconscious wage discrimination is the case, if wage differences cannot be explained plausibly using appropriate criteria. Although wage discrimination can occur over ...

10 Years, 1 Celebration, 1 Magazine. Women Back to Business: A Success Story

Ten years ago, the executive education programme in management «Women Back to Business» was launched. Since then, numerous women have successfully reentered the workforce thanks ...

Who will lead Swiss business in the future? Results of the Advance & HSG Gender Intelligence Report presented at the 2nd Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Studies show that companies with diverse teams are more successful. This is one reason why the organisation “Advance Women in Swiss Business” is committed to substantially ...
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Summary of the Women Back to Business Evaluation 2017

The Swiss federal and cantonal governments invest billions of francs annually in the tertiary education of women. Since 2008, more women have acquired their education at a ...
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Why salary analyses make sense

The fact that equal pay should be awarded for identical and equivalent work is largely undisputed in Switzerland. So why do we continue to find inexplicable differences between ...
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Young women don’t want to work in the financial sector

But why? A survey-based study sought to answer this question.