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The International Network at Siemens

WHAT IS IT?

A Siemens employee network whose goal is to promote diversity of thought by encouraging, embracing and celebrating the diversity of Siemens employees from different national/ethnic backgrounds

WHY DO IT?

  1. To provide a voice for the Siemens employees who were not born and/or raised in the United Kingdom, giving them a platform to communicate to one another the challenges they face and even receive useful feedback/advice/encouragement, find ways to educate the greater audience of their unique characteristics, increase the sense of “belonging” in the workplace environment rather than conform or supress their cultural identity in order to “fit in”
  2. To provide line managers/ senior managers with the right level of knowledge/understanding of diversity so that through the right activities and behaviours they can unlock the full potential of their multinational teams sparking more creativity and driving more inclusion
  3. To promote allyship, i.e. support those interested in learning more to aid others by using their platform or privilege in the organisation as well as educating themselves on diversity
  4. To enhance communications within Siemens by eliminating challenges whose root causes are the different cultural backgrounds, different way of thinking or difficult nuances of the English language
  5. To make recommendations for reaping the business benefits of diversity so that we all benefit in Siemens and enhance financial performance of teams[1]

Who can join?

Anyone across the organisation who is interested or passionate about the topic above

What should I expect?

Being a member of this Siemens community, you will stay updated about the current events of the International Network through Yammer, you will have the chance to contribute in whichever setup is

  1. [1] In the HBR article “The other diversity Divident”, Paul Gompers and Silpa Kovvali, proved for the first time a correlation between diversity and the hard metric of financial performance. According to this article: “How do the financial outcomes of homogeneous partnerships compare with those of diverse collaborations? The difference is dramatic. Along all dimensions measured, the more similar the investment partners, the lower their investments’ performance. For example, the success rate of acquisitions and IPOs was 11.5% lower, on average, for investments by partners with shared school backgrounds than for those by partners from different schools. The effect of shared ethnicity was even stronger, reducing an investment’s comparative success rate by 26.4% to 32.2%.”

 most convenient for you, you can participate in virtual or physical events or publications. This is a volunteering community run by people who are passionate about this topic.

Articles in The International Network at Siemens

Open Outstation Technician, Three Bridges, job opening in Siemens

Outstation Technician, Three Bridges

Other Haslett Ave E, Crawley RH10 1LY, UK

We've got ideas to improve the way people travel. Can you help us bring them to life? Join us as an Outstation Engineer and help improve our Thameslink service.We are providing bot...

Open Digitisation Internship - 12 Months, job opening in Siemens

Digitisation Internship - 12 Months

Graduate Training Schemes Poole BH17 7ER, UK

Are you a forward-thinking and cool-headed undergraduate ready to take your next steps in the world of Digitalisation? Believe there's more than one way to secure a successful futu...

Open HSEW Advisor - Derby/Leeds, job opening in Siemens

HSEW Advisor - Derby/Leeds

Customer Service Advisor Osmondthorpe Ln, Leeds LS9 9BJ, UK

HSEW Advisor - Derby/Leeds Do you want to be part of an award-winning company? A company that puts its people at the centre of everything it does. Do you want to work for a compan...

Open Business Line Service Controller, job opening in Siemens

Business Line Service Controller

Other Frimley, Camberley GU16 8QD, UK

Business Line Service Controller - Financial Control - Frimley - 12 months FTC Come and join our team as financial Business Line Service Controller to provide strong and reliab...

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