Published on December 2020 | Diversity, Human Resources Management, General Mangenebt
The study determined the effect of labor force diversity on employee performance among academic staff of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti-Ekiti, Ekiti State. the precise objectives are to look at the connection between gender diversity and employee performance; investigate the connection between age diversity and employee performance; evaluate the connection between ethnic diversity and employee performance and to assess the connection between educational background and employee performance. the info was collected from 100 respondents out of the population of 388 using purposive sampling technique with the help of five-point Likert scale close-ended questionnaire distributed to academic staff of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Data collected were analyzed through the adoption of easy percentage and regression (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) at 5% level of significance. The findings from the results of the analysis revealed that job force diversity has effect on employee performance, this is often shown by the parametric statistic (R=0.331a, R2 = 0.109 and Adj. R2 = 0.100) at 5% level of significance. However, the study concludes that Firstly, Age diversity use has no significant effect on academic staff performance at Afe Babalola University. Secondly; Gender diversity has significant effect on non-academic staff performance at Afe Babalola University. Thirdly, Ethnicity diversity has significant effect on academic staff performance at Afe Babalola University and lastly, Educational diversity has significant effect on academic staff performance at Afe Babalola University. The study concludes that researchers should achieve consensus on how workforce diversity is viewed and to develop a generally accepted definition of workforce diversity, thus allowing more researches to require place to explore more benefits and implications of workforce diversity towards organizational performance.