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Interpersonal Trust as the Mediator of Workplace Diversity and Well-Being of Employees


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1 Sri Aurobindo College (Eve), University of Delhi, Delhi, India
2 College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
     

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This paper analyzes the mediating impact social network (instrumental&expressive) ties on the relation between workplace diversity and well-being of employees. A sample of 113 was collected from private sector organizations belonging to ICT and finance industries located in Delhi-NCR region of India. Diversity was found to be positively associated with well-being. Using linear regression program PROCESS it found that competence trust significantly mediated the relation between diversity and well-being, while benevolence, integrity and predictability trust were found not to be significant mediators. Implications for the policymakers have been suggested to take into consideration the interpersonal trust in order to effectively implement the policies aimed at promoting the wellbeing of the employees while maintaining a healthy diversity in the organizations.

Keywords

Diversity, Well-Being, Interpersonal Trust, Competency Trust.
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Namita Rajput
Sri Aurobindo College (Eve), University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Amogh Talan
College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Abstract


This paper analyzes the mediating impact social network (instrumental&expressive) ties on the relation between workplace diversity and well-being of employees. A sample of 113 was collected from private sector organizations belonging to ICT and finance industries located in Delhi-NCR region of India. Diversity was found to be positively associated with well-being. Using linear regression program PROCESS it found that competence trust significantly mediated the relation between diversity and well-being, while benevolence, integrity and predictability trust were found not to be significant mediators. Implications for the policymakers have been suggested to take into consideration the interpersonal trust in order to effectively implement the policies aimed at promoting the wellbeing of the employees while maintaining a healthy diversity in the organizations.

Keywords


Diversity, Well-Being, Interpersonal Trust, Competency Trust.