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Chapter 11 - Managing the Diverse Workforce Chapter 11 Managing the Diverse Workforce True / False Questions 1. (p. 396) A proactive approach to developing and managing a diverse workforce has become a fundamental business requirement. TRUE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 2. (p. 396) "Managing diversity" just means hiring women and minorities and making sure they are treated equally and encouraged to succeed. FALSE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 3. (p. 397) The traditional American image of diversity has been one of assimilation. TRUE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 4. (p. 397) More than half of the U.S. workforce today consists of white, U.S.-born males. FALSE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 11-1 Chapter 11 - Managing the Diverse Workforce 11-2 Chapter 11 - Managing the Diverse Workforce 5. (p. 397) Today, women make up 68 percent of the U.S. workforce. FALSE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 1 6. (p. 398) By definition, managing diversity means that all individuals are to be treated the same. FALSE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 1 7. (p. 398) Diversity today refers to differences in religious affiliation, age, disability status, military experience, economic class and educational level. TRUE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 8. (p. 399) It is expected that the pace of labor force growth will substantially slow down during the 2004-2014 period. TRUE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 11-3 Chapter 11 - Managing the Diverse Workforce 9. (p. 400) One of every four married women in two-income households earns more than her husband does. TRUE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 10. (p. 400) A recent study found that the earnings gap between college-women actually increases after they spent 10 years in the workforce. TRUE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 11. (p. 400) The average full-time working woman earns only about 80 percent as much as men in the same jobs. TRUE AACSB: Multicultural/diversity understanding Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 12. (p. 402) Hostile environment harassment occurs when submission to or rejection of sexual conduct is used as a basis for employment decisions. ... View Full Document

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