Employee Issues

The success of Daimler AG and its subsidiaries is largely dependent on the skills and commitment of our employees. More than 298,000 people promote our company’s success worldwide by contributing their concepts and ideas to their tasks and work processes and by helping to make improvements and create innovations. Trusting relationships with employees are therefore more than just an ethical and legal requirement for us — without them, we would not be able to conduct our business successfully.

General figures regarding the development of our workforce numbers can be found in the Workforce section of the Management Report.

In order to recruit, develop and retain highly qualified staff, we are continuously striving to further improve our attractiveness as an employer. Because our executives and managers should motivate their employees to achieve top performance, it is crucial that we equip them with outstanding leadership skills. In addition, we want to take on social responsibility and let diversity flourish in our global company.

Daimler AR2018 E.03 HR Strategy 2025

A professional HR organization and efficient operating processes form the basis for the implementation of these overarching goals, from which we have derived key areas of action. The main control tool we use is our HR Scorecard, which uses key performance indicators concerning demographic development, diversity and sick rates to provide information about the sustainability of human resources measures and processes in the individual areas of action.

Partnership with the employees
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