Management Study Set 32

Business

Quiz 12 :

Managing Corporate Diversity

Quiz 12 :

Managing Corporate Diversity

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Managing diversity means creating a climate in which the potential advantages of diversity for organizational or group performance are maximized while the potential disadvantages are minimized.
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A culture that accepts only one way of doing things and one set of values and beliefs,produced by ethnocentrism,is known as monoculture.
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A diverse workforce is better able to anticipate and respond to changing consumer needs.
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Stereotypes assume that all members of a group have the same characteristics.
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According to MANAGER'S SHOPTALK in Chapter 13,the best managers treat all employees equally and do not accept different perspectives on problems and issues.
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The belief that your group and subculture is not as good as other groups and subcultures is ethnocentrism.
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According to MANAGER'S SHOPTALK in Chapter 13,the best managers are good at leveraging the differences in their workforce.
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An organization which accommodates several subcultures,including employees who would otherwise feel isolated and ignored refers to pluralism.
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One of the consequences of diversity in the workplace is that there is a decreased quality of team problem solving.
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Homogeneous top management teams tend to be broadminded in their perspectives.
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The genuine efforts to accept and manage diverse people in North America are a phenomenon that emerged in the 1800s.
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Discrimination is the tendency to view people who are different as being deficient.
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Unfortunately,companies that foster a diverse workforce increases turnover,absenteeism and the risk of lawsuits.
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Stereotype threat describes the psychological experience of a person who,usually engaged in a task,is aware of a stereotype about his or her identity group suggesting that he or she will not perform well on that task.
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The belief that ethics are not absolute but instead need to be evaluated relative to the situation refers to ethnorelativism.
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The traditional dimension of diversity can be acquired or changed throughout one's lifetime.
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Because employees with different backgrounds bring different options and ideas to the table,a diverse workforce may lead to increased conflict,anxiety and misunderstanding.
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Age,race and gender are included in the primary dimension of diversity.
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Most organizations make a conscious effort to shift from a pluralism perspective to one of monoculture.
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A rigid,exaggerated,irrational belief associated with a particular group of people defines prejudice.
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