Ethnic Diversity and Employees’behaviouraloutcome of Selected Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria

Ethnic Diversity and Employees’behaviouraloutcome of Selected Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria

Author by Dr. Olive Egbuta

Journal/Publisher: Iosr Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (iosr-jhss)

Volume/Edition: 24

Language: English

Pages: 1 - 6

Abstract

Diversity management when not managed well is an unpleasant fact in any organization as long as people compete for jobs, resources, power, recognition and security and this has led to conflict in the organization. The diversity experienced especially in workplace environment are essentially a continuation of ethnical rivalry and religious sentiments among employers or the workers in the organization. This paper examined the ethnic diversity and how it affects the behavioural outcome of employees in headquarters 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 behavioral outcome (R = 0.231, Adj. R2 = 0.055, p < 0 xss=removed>


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