Workplace Diversity Influence on Employee Retention in Organizations during the COVID-19

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Nachayapat Rodprayoon
Stanislaw Paul Maj


The purpose of this study is to identify the factors influencing workplace diversity on employee retention in organizations during the COVID-19. In this study, the researchers aim to determine which factors will be the most effect on workplace diversity on employee retention in organizations during the COVID-19 variables in this study consisting of Supervisory relationship, perceived organizational support, perceived working climate, peer group interaction, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace engagement, and perceived organizational support. A total of 260 participants, which contain specific characteristics such as designation in human resource and non-human resource, gender, industry sectors, nature of industry, ownership, and age range. Both descriptive statistics and inferential statistics were used in data analysis such as frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and multiple linear regression (MLR) to describe the demographic profile and the causal relationship between variables. In this study, results revealed that perceived working climate (PWC), supervisory relationship (SR), peer group interaction (PGI), and perceived organizational support (POS) have a positive significant effect on diversity and inclusion in the workplace engagement (DIW) at a p-value less than .05, also, diversity and inclusion in the workplace engagement (DIW) and perceived organizational support (POS) have a positive significant effect on employee retention during COVID-19 which all hypotheses support the null hypothesis.


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Rodprayoon, N. ., & Maj, S. P. (2021). Workplace Diversity Influence on Employee Retention in Organizations during the COVID-19. AU-GSB E-JOURNAL, 14(2), 130-143.


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