The data shows that, on the one hand, a rise in the proportion of foreign employees in an establishment can tend to have a positive effect, albeit not a statistically significant one. On the other hand, there can be an increased risk of conflict if the workforce consists of roughly equal groups of different nationalities. These conflicts can have a negative influence on the firm’s success. Moreover, it is clear from the data that the influence of cultural diversity on corporate success is linked to features specific to the organisation- such as the existence of export activity or the skills structure of the workforce. A company’s HR management should therefore be aware of the potentially opposite effects of cultural heterogeneity and address the issue accordingly as part of a coordinated system of diversity management.
With the increasing shortage of skilled labour against the backdrop of demographic change and the changing demands on employees in the context of digitalisation, decarbonisation and de-globalisation, it is becoming increasingly important for Germany and Europe ...
While the citizenship says little about the state of integration of adults, it is a good indicator of a recent migration history in the case of children.