Siemens, with headquarters in Munich and Berlin, is a globally-active company operating in the fields of electrical engineering and electronics. This case study is based on interviews conducted in the Czech Republic and Poland. Interviews were carried out between February and June 2006 with EWC members and senior HR management representatives in both countries. An additional interview was carried out with a representative of the Siemens EWC Secretariat in Erlangen, Germany. The EWC within the Siemens group was set up in 1994.