CHAP5.TB - Chapter 5 Equal Employment Opportunity and...

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Chapter 5 Equal Employment Opportunity and Managing Diversity True/False 1. Title Vll covers discrimination against individuals based on race, color, and national origin only. Answer: False Page: 158 Difficult 2. A manager who intentionally treats an applicant or employee differently because of race, colon religion, national origin, sex, or age is guilty of disparate treatment. Answer: True Page: 161 Easy 3. When a firm applies one set of rules to the majority of workers and another set of rules to minority workers, it is guilty of adverse impact. Answer: False Page: 162 Moderate 4. Seniority systems are permitted and are considered nondiscriminatory as long as they were not developed out of an intent to discriminate. Answer: True Page: 163 Moderate 5. Sexual discrimination is synonymous with sexual harassment. Answer: False Page: 163 Moderate 6. Sexual stereotyping can result in unlawful discrimination. Answer: True Page: 164 Easy 7. Sexual harassment is the only type of protected unlawful harassment. Answer: False Page: 169 Moderate 8. National-origin discrimination differs from race discrimination in that it covers factors besides skin color as a basis for discrimination. Answer: True Page: 170 Moderate
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Chapter 5 Equal Employment Opportunity and Managing Diversity 9. The Age Discrimination Act covers only workers age 50 and up. Answer: False Page: 172 Easy 10. AIDS is now classified as a handicap. Answer: True Page: 175 Easy 11. The Americans with Disabilities Act is limited to federal contractors. Answer: False Page: 177 Moderate 12. There are no instances when discrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin is permitted. Answer: False Page: 180 Difficult 13. A director can refuse to hire women to play a male role in a play because he can demonstrate a BFOQ. Answer: True Page: 180 Easy 14. Affirmative action differs from discrimination laws in that it attempts to remedy past discriminations. Answer: True Page: 182 Difficult 15. Reverse discrimination has not been recognized by the courts yet. Answer: False Page: 183 Moderate 16. Many employers face penalties for violation of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action regulations. Answer: True Page: 183 Difficult 17. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 was designed to close the salary gap between men and women. Answer: True Page: 185 Easy 5-2
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Chapter 5 Equal Employment Opportunity and Managing Diversity 18. The cost of fixing the ill effects of glass ceilings may be a major cost to organizations in the future. Answer: True Page: 188 Moderate 19. New human resource policies should focus on only one "mold" for all employees rather than reflecting the unique needs of individuals. Answer: False Page: 188 Difficult 20. Diversity is always the norm for large corporations. Answer: False Page: 189 Moderate Multiple Choice
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