Impact Of Ethnic Diversity Management On Employee Engagement Of Selected Manufacturing Firms In Nigeria

Impact Of Ethnic Diversity Management On Employee Engagement Of Selected Manufacturing Firms In Nigeria

Author by Dr. Olive Egbuta

Journal/Publisher: Iosr Journal Of Economics And Finance (iosr-jef)

Volume/Edition: 10

Language: English

Pages: 22 - 25

Abstract

Negative Ethno religious diversity in workplace affects the general productivity of an organization which is majorly caused by ethnical differences and religious beliefs among the employees and when the sustainability of an institution/organization is threatened as a result of workplace conflicts, it would seriously affect the going existence of such an organization especially the manufacturing firms. This paper examined the impact of ethnic diversity management on employee engagement of selected manufacturing companies in Nigeria. The paper adopted the survey research design through quantitative research approach. Primary data was elicited through the administration of questionnaires. 389 copies of questionnaire were administered to employees in the selected manufacturing companies. Findings reveal that ethnic diversity has a positive and significant effect on behavioural outcome (R = 0.111, Adj. R2 = 0.034, p < 0 xss=removed>


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