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ch05 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The term diversity refers to differences in gender, age, socioeconomic background, and any other characteristic that is used to distinguish between people. True False 2. Unfair treatment of diverse people is legal if it is socially acceptable. True False 3. Diversity is an important organizational resource that doesn't contribute to an organization's competitive advantage. True False 4. There is substantial evidence that diverse individuals continue to experience unfair treatment in the workplace as a result of biases, stereotypes, and overt discrimination. True False 5. The term glass ceiling alludes to the invisible barriers that prevent minorities and women from being promoted to top corporate positions. True False 6. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 prohibits age discrimination. True False 7. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the CIA’s World Fact Book, the median age of a person in the United States is the lowest it has ever been, 36.9 years. True False 8. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act requires that men and women be paid equally if they are performing equal work. True False 9. The disparity between the representation of women and that of men in the workforce is extremely high. True False 10. Women either control or influence nearly all consumer purchases, so it's important to have their perspective represented on boards. True False 11. The racial and ethnic diversity of the U.S. population is on the decline. True False 12. The increasing racial and ethnic diversity of the workforce and the population as a whole underscores the importance of effectively managing diversity. True False 13. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not prohibit discrimination based on religion. True False 14. The White House Guidelines on Religious Exercise and Expression in the Federal Workplace are technically applicable only in federal offices. True False This study resource was shared via CourseHero.com
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15. The White House Guidelines on Religious Exercise say nothing about accommodating religious holidays. True False 16. Some employees abuse the ADA by seeking unnecessary accommodations for disabilities that may or may not exist. True False 17. The passage of the ADA has increased employment rates significantly for those with disabilities. True False 18. Federal law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation. True False 19. From a management perspective, it is of little importance for managers to be sensitive and responsive to the needs and concerns of workers who may be less fortunate than themselves in terms of income and financial resources. True False 20. The increasing diversity of the environment increases the challenges managers face in effectively managing diversity.
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