Enhancing recognition as HR-Business Partner by implementing Workforce-Differentiation?

  • Peter Weis University of Applied Sciences - Professional School, Kempten
  • Robert Schaefer Kienbaum Management Consultants, Munich


Workforce Differentiations (WD) as applied strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) has many potential benefits as well as risks; the preliminary WD concept needs more theoretical and practical research, though. Successful implementation depends largely on the scope of segmentation already applied in organizations, on the company context and culture and needs to be embedded in a professional change management approach.