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Chapter 16 Managing Diversity

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  1.Highly prejudiced people usually:  
  a.   are very happy.  
  b.   suffer from very low levels of self-esteem.  
  c.   are not in management.  
  d.   have little formal education.  
      
  2.The simplest and most effective method of stopping sexual harassment is to:  
  a.   ask or tell the person to stop.  
  b.   bring it to the attention of a supervisor.  
  c.   transfer to another department.  
  d.   ignore it.  
      
  3.Title VII of the __________ makes it illegal to discriminate against anyone because or race, religion, color, sex, or national origin.  
  a.   Equal Pay Act of 1963  
  b.   Civil Rights Act of 1964  
  c.   Racial Act of 1991  
  d.   Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967  
      
  4.Institutional racism can be difficult to get rid of in the workplace because:  
  a.   it often doesn't intend to discriminate, so it seems innocent.  
  b.   some institutions have set policies that allow open discrimination.  
  c.   it is hard to get evidence to show that it has occurred.  
  d.   all of the above.  
      
  5.Regarding the elderly and ageism, it is true that:  
  a.   the elderly are fighting back more than most groups.  
  b.   this is the group only some people will belong to someday.  
  c.   Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination against them.  
  d.   all of the above  
      
  6.Sexual harassment includes:  
  a.   asking a coworker for a date.  
  b.   unwelcome sexual slurs or touching.  
  c.   two coworkers having lunch together.  
  d.   complimenting a coworker's appearance.  
      
  7.Conflict between the "haves" and the "have-nots" is also called:  
  a.   stereotyping.  
  b.   capitalist strife.  
  c.   economic prejudice.  
  d.   civil rights infractions.  
      
  8.A thought or belief people have about members of a given group--which might be positive, negative, or mixed--is a(n):  
  a.   discrimination category.  
  b.   ethnocentric idea.  
  c.   stereotype.  
  d.   mixed message.  
      
  9.Which of the following is an emotional cause of prejudice?  
  a.   Ethnocentrism  
  b.   A desire to climb the social ladder  
  c.   Institutional racism  
  d.   Hedonism  
      
  10.An example of sexism is when:  
  a.   women are paid too much.  
  b.   women are too liberal.  
  c.   men listen to women.  
  d.   men place women on a pedestal.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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