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The main aim of this study is to explore the strategy and practice of diversity management for Wal-Mart in China. In line with this aim, the study explores the following specific research objectives:

  • To explore the diversity management strategies used in the Chinese market
  • To determine the diversity management strategies of Wal-Mart in China
  • To investigate the impact that the strategy and practice of diversity management of Wal-Mart has on its performance in China
  • To determine how Wal-Mart can improve its diversity management initiatives in China

In line with the research aim and objectives, the following are the research questions for this study and they influence the data presented in the literature review chapter:

  • What diversity management strategies are used in the Chinese market?
  • What are the diversity management strategies used by Wal-Mart in China?
  • How do the strategy and practice of diversity management of Wal-Mart impact on its performance in China?
  • How can Wal-Mart improve its diversity management initiatives in China?

Different individuals and groups stand to benefit from the information that is presented in this study. The findings of this study are relevant to the academic world because they add to the existing knowledge base on diversity management strategies and practices and the impacts that they have on organizations. Students and lecturers can also benefit by accruing knowledge of the overall trend of diversity management in Chinain relation to the data of how Wal-Mart engages in diversity management initiatives within the region. Students can also benefit from insights of how to engage in future studies within the related field of study. What is more is that they can be able to develop their own theories pertaining to diversity management. Instructors can gain new perspectives that they can use to teach students with regards to the field of diversity management.

Wal-Mart will be able to gain pertinent knowledge of what is perceived when it comes to the diversity management. they will learn what the employees think of the diversity management as well as what external authors think is their diversity management strategy. They can also learn the performance of their diversity management and areas that they can improve on. They can therefore use the information to enhance their strategies as well as improve their performance.

Different regions are characterized as having different culture which entails beliefs, attitudes and way of doing things. This is why the growth of globalization has led to the development of standardization where organizations that operate in the international market are expected to set their management practices on acceptable international standards. This helps facilitate their effective existence in different foreign markets. With the growth of globalization increase in technological advancements and enhancements in transportation have led to individuals being able to work in foreign environments and also organizations are now increasingly operating in foreign markets (Peterson & Soendergaard, 2012). What these changes mean for business organizations is that now they have to manage diversity among employees. Just like the impacts of global operations, diversity is broad. However within human resource management, the common variables of diversity include gender, ethnicity, physical abilities, political beliefs, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, and socioeconomic background among other differences (Yap, Ineson, Tang, & Fong, 2015).

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