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Cultural Diversity and Organizational Commitment: A Study on Teachers of Primary Public Schools in Menoufia (Egypt)

Mohamed Mousa and Ruth Alas

International Business Research, 2016, vol. 9, issue 7, 154-163

Abstract: With globalization and mounting global uncertainties, cultural diversity has become one of the main factors affecting both in¨Cand¨Cout life of any organization. Hence, responding to cultural diversity is a challenging organizational priority in order to achieve organizational goals. It entails absorbing differences and creating a healthy environment in which all employees feel valued, and their talents are fully utilized. During the last three decades, organizational commitment has gained popularity by examining employees¡¯ link to their organization. It has a tremendous role in shaping the future of organizational orientation. This study explores the link between cultural diversity challenges and organizational commitment approaches by conducting a quantitative study of teachers in a public primary school in Menoufia province (Egypt). Both correlation and regression analysis of collected data indicate that it is true to assume that not all challenges of cultural diversity have a positive effect on organizational commitment approaches.

Keywords: cultural diversity; communication; discrimination; training; organizational commitment; Egypt (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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