Diversity at work: the relationship between religious diversity climate and the workforce diversity management in private organization

Fatin Nasuha, Mohamed Nijammudeen (2019) Diversity at work: the relationship between religious diversity climate and the workforce diversity management in private organization. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This research aims to study the relationships between the various determinants or areas in a religious diversity climate and the workforce diversity management in a private organization. The factors being studied are employees' attitudes towards a diverse workforce, religious accommodation, and HR practices. These areas were associated with the workforce diversity management (WDM) of the organization. The specific objectives of this study are; to determine the significant difference WDM between the Muslim and non-Muslim employees, to identify the relationship between the employees' attitudes towards religious diversity at work, the religious accommodation, and the HR practices with the WDM in the organization. This research utilizes the Survey Monkey, an online survey form with 60 responses picked from the total respondents by distributing it through the employees' WhatsApp group. This research is carried out in a manufacturing company in Pasir Gudang, Johor. The data was analyzed by Independent T-test and Pearson Correlation Coefficient. Findings from this study showed no significant difference between the Muslim and non-Muslim employees on the perceptions towards WDM. There is a significant relationship between HR practices and WDM while the employees' attitudes towards religious diversity and the religious accommodation has no significant relationship with WDM. This study provide knowledge and understanding to the organizations and HR practitioners on the factors that they need to focus on to create or maintain an effective workforce diversity management. From this, more organizations will possibly apply a better diversity initiatives for their employees and employees will perceive their organization as an inclusive workplace that emphasize and appreciate the diversity among their employees.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2019.
Uncontrolled Keywords: religious diversity, diversity climate, workforce diversity management, employees' attitudes, religious accommodation, HR practices, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2020 06:28
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2021 08:13
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/30149

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