Research topic: demographic differences

August 2008
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p46
The article presents findings of a study on whether there are demographic differences between employees in their values, commitment and job satisfaction, and, if they exist, whether an organisation can gain competitive advantage by accommodating them. The research found a number of gender differences, such as women expressing higher organisational commitment and a lower intention to leave than men. The research found that Indian, Chinese, Pakistani and black African employees place higher importance on career progression than white British people.


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