Diversity in age and gender of workers: Implications for organizational performance in Nigeria. (Evidence from united cement company calabar, Nigeria)
Dr. Aneozeng Awo Egbe
The study investigated the relationship between workforce diversity in age and gender, and the performance of United Cement Company Limited, (UNICEM) Calabr, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study were to evaluate the extent to which, gender and age diversities, respectively affects the performance of UNICEM. Relevant conceptual and empirical reviews were conducted and the theoretical framework of the study was anchored on organizational theory by Mary Pakelfollet. Descriptive research design was used for the study. 400 employees of UNICEM constituted the population of the study, from which a sample of 196 was carved out with the aid of Krejcie and Morgan Table. Questionnaire was used to gather relevant data from the respondents and data was analysed and the null hypotheses tested with Pearson Product Moment Correlation analysis. Results revealed that UNICEM employs workers of diverse age brackets who work together harmoniously. Furthermore, results showed that both male and female performed their duties appropriately. Recommendations were also adduced, which included the fact that sensitive organizational activities should be organized in a manner that is all inclusive of employees of diverse age brackets in UNICEM.
Dr. Aneozeng Awo Egbe. Diversity in age and gender of workers: Implications for organizational performance in Nigeria. (Evidence from united cement company calabar, Nigeria). International Journal of Management and Economics, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 47-60