Workforce diversity has been a constant
heterogeneous phenomenon affecting foreign employees within the general
international businesses field. Often, multinational enterprises envelope their
own organizational culture within which different effects might be
substantially produced when workforce diversity is incorporated. This study
introduces the concepts of technological degrees of industry, types of
multinational enterprises and degree of involvement in overseas markets; these
are not often mentioned in related research involving workforce diversity, but
may be strongly related to non-financial performance (NFP) of enterprises. In
this study, related data were collected from CEOs (chief executive officers) of
Taiwanese multinational enterprises to examine the reaction and perception of workforce
diversity, and the results were analyzed under specific conditions to
investigate how the prevalence of industrial structure and international
competition would affect the organizational performance. Basically, the
empirical results signify that the effects of workforce diversity have
Influenced on the non-financial performance of Taiwanese multinational
enterprises under different environment factors.
JEL classification numbers: M12, M14, M16.
Enterprise, Workforce Diversity, Organizational Performance, Technological
Degrees of Industry, Internationalization.