What is your approach to understanding the perspectives of colleagues from different backgrounds?
„Openness to everyone, listening first, thinking second, acting third. Understanding that teams with members from different backgrounds produce the best results. There is only better – no worse.“
Prof. Dr. -Ing. Johannes Fottner
Johannes Fottner is a full time professor for Materials Handling, Material Flow, Logistics at Technical University of Munich (TUM) since 2016, and Vice Dean Diversity and Talent Management at TUM School of Engineering and Design since 2021.
WITH THE DIVERSITY Q&A SERIES, THE DIVERSITY BOARD OF THE TUM SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND DESIGN (ED) AIMS TO REGULARLY RAISE ATTENTION VIA SOCIAL NETWORKS TO TOPICS OF PARITY, DIVERSITY, EQUALITY AND INCLUSION IN RESEARCH, TEACHING AND CAMPUS LIFE. THE DIVERSITY BOARD IS AN OPEN GROUP CONSISTING OF THE ELECTED GENDER EQUALITY OFFICERS AND FURTHER COMMITTED INDIVIDUALS OF THE SCHOOL ED.