Study of demographic factors of workforce diversity in manufacturing sectors in India
Dr. Aruna Deshpande
Workforce diversity means creating an environment where people, naturally unique and different, can work more effectively in ways that drive creativity, innovation, problem solving, leadership, and performance in the marketplaces, workplaces, and communities of the world. The dimensions of difference in this study are the demographic factors like age, gender, experiences, work experience, levels in organisation, caste, physical abilities, sexual orientation, and religion tremendous sources of strength. The workforce diversity emerged mainly to further the availability equal opportunities in the workplace like the manufacturing sectors in India. Strong and effective industry relations can enable managements of enterprises and their workers to collaborate in increasing the productivity and competitiveness of the manufacturing sector by taking into consideration the workforce differences and using them productively.