Senior Management Shortcomings Merkel Rejects Quotas for Women

Following speculation that Berlin was planning to mandate an increase in the number of women in senior management positions, Chancellor Merkel rejected the idea on Wednesday. Her labor minister, however, still thinks it is inevitable.
Students at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt: Women have better levels of educational attainment than men in Germany, but they still comprise only 2.2 percent of leadership positions at top German companies.

Students at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt: Women have better levels of educational attainment than men in Germany, but they still comprise only 2.2 percent of leadership positions at top German companies.

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cgh -- with wire reports