There can be no doubt that the future will be more feminine—at least in the following four scenarios. The question is, can you envision this or do you want to see something else?
More and more women in the future will choose their husband with care. It requires both a strong man and a strong woman to find the family solution in which both parts have a career. Read about five women and their choices.
Our daughters float on pink clouds. Not just now, but also in the future.
Or should we say “for people”? Conversation about work and being a top manager, about the career costs of choosing family first for some periods, and about why freedom and flexibility are more attractive than a steady top management job. Marie Kraul has interviewed Fie Hansen-Hoeck, 41, mother of two, until recently managing director of the ISO supermarket chain, formerly self-employed, and vice-director in the Netto supermarket chain for 12 years.
Why do women not seek the senior jobs in large organizations? Companies’ biggest competitor for qualified labor in the coming years may be the parallel labor market, where completely different values dominate that not least women with families prioritize highly.
The innovative knowledge-based society is the future, and if your company is to play a part, you need to use the entire talent pool – including women. Our neighboring countries are able to, so why is it Danish managers cannot? Read three concrete recommendations for immediate action, so we can ensure Danish companies have a place in the global knowledge economy.
A paradigm shift cannot be staged. It must be lived. On the basis of modern management networks, many new professional women’s networks have been established in recent years – for example, the Cabinet. Read about the possibilities for developing the traditional network practice.
No one knows how it would be if men and women had equal power in business, because it has never happened. Both men and women dream of more balance in working life, so that action and results are not the only success criteria. Is it possible to be both dynamic and in balance? Read more about men and women’s attitudes about power in work, society and family.