HRM 531 Week 6 Knowledge Check

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HRM 531 Week 6 Knowledge Check

Week 6 Knowledge Check

The material presented below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help you master the material.

Personalized Study Guide Results:

Score: 9 / 9

Concepts Mastery Questions

Five Reasons Why Diversity Has Become Dominant in Managing Human Resources 100% • 1

• 2• 3

Differences Between EEO/AA and Diversity 100% • 4

• 5• 6

Characteristics of four generations of workers 100% • 7

• 8• 9

Concept: Five Reasons Why Diversity Has Become Dominant in Managing Human Resources

Mastery : 100% Questions : • 1

• 2• 3

Materials on the concept:

• Making the Business Case for Diversity*

1.

Diversity in organizations makes good business sense because

• A.

diversity is the new trend

• B.

diverse organizations are popular

• C.

diverse organizations have less legal problems

• D.

a diverse organization can be helpful when expanding into global markets

2.

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, __________.

• A.

white females

• B.

males under forty

• C.

baby boomers

• D.

white males

3.

To manage diversity, you should replace inflexibility and intolerance with

• A.

care and concern

• B.

fear and distance

• C.

adaptability and acceptance

• D.

discipline and segregation

Concept: Differences Between EEO/AA and Diversity

Mastery : 100% Questions : • 4

• 5• 6

Materials on the concept:

• Workforce Diversity: An Essential Component of HR Strategy

4.

Which of the following describes affirmative action rather than diversity?

• A.

Legally driven

• B.

Assumes integration

• C.

Proactive

• D.

Opportunity focused

5.

Which of the following is true?

• A.

Diversity is problem focused, while affirmative action is opportunity focused.

• B.

Diversity is government initiated, while affirmative action is voluntary.

• C.

Diversity is proactive, while affirmative action is reactive.

• D.

Diversity is quantitative, while affirmative action is qualitative.

6.

Which of the following is a characteristic of affirmative action?

• A.

Affirmative action is qualitative.

• B.

Affirmative action is externally focused.

• C.

Affirmative action is proactive.

• D.

Affirmative action is problem focused.

Concept: Characteristics of four generations of workers

Mastery : 100% Questions : • 7

• 8• 9

Materials on the concept:

• Age-Based Diversity

7.

Which generation was born in the middle of the Great Depression?

• A.

The silent generation

• B.

Generation Y

• C.

The baby-boom generation

• D.

Generation X

8.

The baby-boom generation

• A.

represents approximately 50 million Americans

• B.

was born in the middle of the Great Depression

• C.

does not change jobs frequently

• D.

is a computer-literate generation

9.

Hurt more by parental divorce and having witnessed corporate downsizing firsthand, this generation tends to be independent and cynical and does not expect the security of long-term employment.

• A.

The baby-boom generation

• B.

Generation X

• C.

Generation Y

• D.

The silent generation
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