Workforce Diversity In Competitive Environment

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1. In paper Managing Workforce diversity in competitive Environment, Parul Dixit and Dr.B.L.Bajpai, have searched various aspects of diversity dimensions, consequences of diversity and management of proper workforce which is diverse. Paper explainsdifferent types of diversity which exist in India which is the world’s most diverse country. It covers various diversity management practises used by top multinational companies operating in India. This paper also enlightens about how diversity affects the competitive advantage of any organisation against its competition and it also reveals what employees perceive about diversity From the survey it has been proved that a diversity climate which is better of any organization can improve the competitive…show more content…
2015 Author R. SasikalaandDr. N. Thangavel in their paper Workforce diversity and its impact on employee performance: a study of IT companies In Tamil Nadu have stated that today, Organizational response to managing workforce diversity is of a wide range. Still rest others are implementing the HR strategy to bring the change process in culture and work. Based on the results showed above, the overall effects of workforce diversity dimensions like gender, age, and ethnicity and education background towards the employee performance are significant in most of the ways. This study mainly focused only on four diversity dimensions which are gender, age, educational background and ethnicity, which may have limited the robustness of this research. The research tends to provide as an evidence to future researches related to the same field, as the workforce diversity concept has become very popular method to evaluate any employee’s performance in recent years in the organisation. From the results of the research, it was found that there is a significant relationship of the research variables like educational background, gender and ethnicity toward employee performance. If an organisation needs to stay ahead of its competitors it must start realising the need of such demographics being tackled effectively. (R. Sasikala,…show more content…
2015 Authors Daria Prause and Bahaudin G. Mujtaba in their paper Conflict Management Practices for Diverse Workplaces, have focused on the goal of looking into current conflict management practices, research about their compliance with the diverse workplace environment and analyse the effectiveness of conflict management procedures in the modern society based on workplace diversity and also studied the causes of gender differences. In this article the literature on differences in attitudes of conflict management techniques based on gender characteristics, conflict management and evolution of main principles in the society, has been reviewed. Discussions aboutchallenges that may occur at a diverse workplace when managing conflicts, conflict structures and types, and role of managers in the diverse working environment has been discussed in this paper. Strategies for conflict management for managers and employees has been reviewed in this paper.The author in the paper concludes that conflict is a multilevel and complex phenomenon, which cannot be satisfied with only one strategy most of the time, but it requires a compound set of actions and components.This paper also challenges the managers to find a better solution to conflict of employees and organisations, to include all the strategies and techniques to find a solution. (Daria Prause,
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