Evolution of Diversity Management Initiatives Among Multinational Firms : Lessons From Developing Economies

Authors(4) :-Benedicta Clemency Adzo Akey, Xinying Jiang, Henry Asante Antwi, Ebenezer Torku

In a bid to address the daunting challenge, multinational organizations must build a culturally sensitive global base by adjusting to diversity through the development of a new corporate culture that will work naturally for all. This culture has not yet been fully developed, although companies such as, Nestle, Unilever, McDonalds etc are making the effort. This review revisits the evolution of human resource management in multinational firms especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and the progress towards the building up of a diversified workforce. It explores the phases of diversity in these multinational organizations and measures adopted to overcome these challenges. The review ends with an overview of the prospects of diversity management for the future growth of these multinational.

Authors and Affiliations

Benedicta Clemency Adzo Akey
School of Management, Jiangsu University, 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, P.R. China
Xinying Jiang
School of Management, Jiangsu University, 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, P.R. China
Henry Asante Antwi
Institute of Medical Insurance and Healthcare Management, Jiangsu University
Ebenezer Torku
School of Management, Jiangsu University, 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, P.R. China

Human Resource Management, MNC, CIPD

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-12-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 489-497
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1626129
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Benedicta Clemency Adzo Akey, Xinying Jiang, Henry Asante Antwi, Ebenezer Torku, " Evolution of Diversity Management Initiatives Among Multinational Firms : Lessons From Developing Economies, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp.489-497, November-December-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1626129

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