Monitoring Impact of Social Dominance Orientation in Bangladeshi Manufacturing Industries

Enamul Islam
2020 Business and Economic Research  
We see signs of conflict, chaos, confusion, extortion, blockage and street violence in Bangladesh as a regular phenomenon. Often workers are found in the street creating unwanted activities to draw the attention of the Government. The problems of intergroup discrimination are responsible for social inequality. The worker group tries to dominate over the managerial group in most enterprises. In any organisation, psychopathic individual works alone but while expressing criminal activities or
more » ... activities or destructive activities, they function as a cooperative group. Regardless of the form of creation, or the contents of its fundamental belief system, workers group tend to organise as group-based social hierarchies in which they often dominate another group (managerial group) and enjoy higher social status and power.While scholars of developed nations have a greater interest in Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) study, little is known about least developed and developing nations. This quantitative cross-sectional study joins a serious of Social dominance orientation studies intending to explore the structure of the social dominance orientation scale in Bangladeshi manufacturing industries and if workers group has higher labels of social dominance orientation than managerial groups. The researcher found a significant difference between males and females on social dominance orientation at the workplace. Male showed a higher level of social dominance orientation than their female counterparts. Result also shows that members of disadvantaged groups (workers group) have high-level social dominance orientation. Workers group maintain oppression mainly by force and threat not by enjoying social supremacy but by strength and political orientation.
doi:10.5296/ber.v10i1.16254 fatcat:rmclmczva5ewtmuidawengdn5a