Chap004 - Chapter 04 - Diversity at Work Chapter 04...

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Chapter 04 - Diversity at Work Chapter 04 Diversity at Work True / False Questions 1. The demographics of the United States are changing so dramatically that over the coming decades it will be impossible for employers to fill their ranks with members of the traditional workforce, white males. True False 2. Managing diversity is the same as managing affirmative action. True False 3. One major difference between affirmative action and diversity is that affirmative action is productivity driven. True False 4. Virtually all of the growth in new jobs will come from manufacturing industries. True False 5. A growing number of companies now realize that their workforces should mirror their customers. True False 6. Managing diversity is an essential part of HR strategy. True False 7. To survive, to serve, and to succeed, organizations need to accomplish goals that are defined more narrowly than ever before, which means carrying out strategies that each part of the organization can execute alone. True False 4-1
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Chapter 04 - Diversity at Work 8. Fifty percent of U.S. managers either resign or are fired within 18 months of a foreign takeover. True False 9. Minorities and women quit companies at about the same rate as white males. True False 10. "Valuing diversity" essentially means accepting accents or language, dress or food of employees whose race, ethnicity, or gender differ from your own. True False 11. African Americans will make up about 50 percent of the U.S. civilian workforce by the year 2016. True False 12. Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans constitute the three largest groups classified as Hispanic. True False 13. The average American is better educated than Asian Americans. True False 14. The proportion of single-parent family groups with children under age 18 has increased dramatically, and today single mothers are more likely than married mothers to be unemployed. True False 4-2
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Chapter 04 - Diversity at Work 15. Women also earn about 50 percent of all undergraduate business degrees and 55 percent of all MBAs. True False 16. Today, U.S. women who work full-time make 75 cents for every dollar earned by a man. True False 17. As a group, women who interrupt their careers for family reasons never again make as much money as women who stay on the job. True False 18. Today, husbands married to women in paid jobs equally share the responsibility for family care and housework. True False 19. If all the United States' working women were to quit their jobs tomorrow and stay home to cook and clean, businesses would disintegrate. True False 20. It is important that executives see that creative responses to work/family dilemmas are in the best interests of both employers and employees. True False
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Chap004 - Chapter 04 - Diversity at Work Chapter 04...

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