Correlating Diversity of Cultures and Organisation Performance in Kurdistan Region of Iraq: An Empirical Study
The increase in globalisation has made it essential for organisations in general to deal with a cultural diverse workforce. Undoubtedly, these increases are forcing both small and large companies to recognise the importance of dealing with cultural diversity by developing new procedures and policies to guide employees. Recently, increasing workplace cultural diversity has become a significant issue for many managers of a good number of organisations in Kurdistan due to a proliferation of the presence of international businesses. The purpose of this paper, therefore, is to examine the issue that borders on diversity of cultures since research in this area is almost non- existent in Kurdistan. The paper analyses the effects of cultural diversity on performance via some randomly selected organisations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The data from our findings show that there is a positive correlation between cultural diversity and organisational performance.
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