„We have abolished the traditional line manager role“
Interview with Birgit Mentzen, Head of Personnel Development at zeb
At zeb, innovation is not limited to consulting, but can also be seen in HR: consultants do not report to line managers, but engage in discussions with their in-house career advisor. The latter is an experienced colleague, at zeb referred to as a Career Development Counselor, who is available to give advice and assistance, but also candid feedback. Birgit Mentzen, co-initiator of the cultural change, answers four questions about mentoring, mentors and mentees.