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HR Study Set 1

Business

Quiz 8 :

Managing a New and Diverse Workforce

Quiz 8 :

Managing a New and Diverse Workforce

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Language training is sometimes part of diversity training.
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In the context of the actions that individuals can take to deal with diversity, empathy most likely means:
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The glass ceiling refers to the obstacles faced by people with disabilities at the workplace.
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The major policy through which a company can reflect its stance on diversity is its mission statement.
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The contemporary perspective on workforce diversity is that:
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Which of the following is one of the four individual approaches to dealing with workforce diversity?
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To manage a diverse organization effectively, managers should first:
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Which of the following statements is true of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
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Many prison inmates work at paid jobs.
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In July of 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled that existing federal laws regarding sex discrimination should exclude lesbian, gay, and bisexual employees.
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The resource acquisition argument for diversity suggests that organizations that learn to cope with diversity will generally have higher levels of productivity and lower levels of turnover and absenteeism.
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Sabrina had to take a 9-year-long career break after she gave birth to twins. She knows that it will take longer for her to get promoted if she were to return to her previous job. Therefore, she decides to open a bakery instead. The given scenario illustrates the concept of _____.
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The average age of U.S. workers is gradually decreasing.
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In the context of the arguments that have been proposed on how diversity contributes to competitiveness, the cost argument suggests that organizations that learn to cope with diversity will:
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The process by which a company understands past mistakes and adapts to its environment is called _____.
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Which of the following statements is true of the ethnic composition of the workforce in the United States?
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Which of the following statements is true of knowledge workers?
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Growing birthrates among the post-baby boom generations, which account for larger percentages of new entrants into the labor force, have changed the average age of U.S. workers.
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Understanding fundamental cultural differences increases one's tolerance in a diverse workforce.
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Within the United States, the percentage of whites in the workforce has increased in the past 20 years.
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