Cultural Diversity in Public Administration: Understanding the Implications of Government Science Theories for Multicultural Management

Rahmat Salam(1*)

(1) Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author


This article explores the implications of government science theory regarding cultural diversity in the context of public administration and multicultural management. Using a theoretical framework that includes organizational theory, policy theory, and collective action theory, this research in-depth understands the role and influence of cultural diversity on various aspects of public administration, including public policy, administration, and interactions between individuals. This article also explores how some public administration entities have successfully integrated multicultural management. The data analysis method involves a triangulation approach, combining qualitative data and interview data analyzed using the NVivo 12 application. The research results highlight challenges and opportunities in improving multicultural management, with a focus on cultural education, technology, community participation and cultural inclusion. The implications of government science theory in this context strengthen the urgency to address cultural diversity as an important element in modern and multicultural public administration.


Cultural Diversity, Public Administration, Multicultural Management, Government Science Theory, Cultural Inclusion.

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