Week 2: Managing in a Diverse and
Changing World
Instructor: Jean-Pierre Mulumba Ph. D.

Introduction of Definitions

1
Definitions:

Workforce diversity:
The ways that people differ that may impact their
organizational experience in terms of...
Definitions:

Prejudice:
Preconceived evaluative attitudes about someone
based on his/her group memberships

3

Class 2 - ...
Definitions:

Stereotypes:
Over generalized beliefs that categorize all
members of a social identity group as
representati...
Definitions:
Discrimination:
A behavior that occurs when members of a social identity group are treated
unfairly or unequa...
Definitions:
Privilege
Unearned socially constructed advantage that gives group members
economic, political and/or social ...
7
LGBT

Judaism

World
Languages

Cultural
Symbols

The Amazing
RACE

1

1

1

1

1

2

2

2

2

2

3

3

3

3

3

4

4

4

...
 This is the first state in

the United States to
recognize the marriage of
two people of the same
gender.

9
Massachusetts

10
 This term refers to the fear and

hatred expressed towards
people identifying as gay,
lesbian, bisexual, or
transgendere...
Homophobia

12
 This symbol from WWII

was used by the Nazis in
concentration camps to
identify gay males.

13
Pink Triangle

14
This 1968 riot in New York City’s
Greenwich Village marked the beginning
of the lesbian and gay rights movement in
the Uni...
Stonewall Riots

16
This terms refers to a person who
identifies and lives as a member of the
opposite gender.

17
Transgendered

18
The majority of Christians worship in a
church and many Muslims worship in a
mosque. Followers of the Jewish faith
worship...
Synagogue

20
Not mixing milk and meat is an example
of this type of Jewish meal preparation.

21
Kosher

22
Observant Jews may leave the office
early on Friday afternoons to celebrate
this holy observance.

23
Shabbat or Sabbath

24
This holiday is considered to be the
Jewish New Year.

25
Rosh Hashanah

26
The mystical teachings of Judaism, made
popular by Madonna and Britney Spears
and symbolized by a red string bracelet,
are...
Kabbalah

28
This is the second most common
language in the United States.

29
Spanish

30
This world organization has six official
languages for business: English, French,
Spanish, Arabic,
Russian, and Chinese.

...
United Nations

32
There are more than 1000
languages on this continent.

33
Africa

34
While English is used to conduct all
federal government proceedings, this
country does not have English as its
official la...
The United States

36
This language surpasses English
as the most widely spoken
language in the world.

37
Mandarin Chinese

38
This symbol of gay pride was created in
1978 by artist Gilbert Baker. It originally
included the colors pink and turquoise...
Rainbow Flag

40
This symbol, used by the Nazis, was
actually used for more than 3000 years by
cultures across the globe to represent
sun, ...
Swastika

42
While the color white is used in weddings
in many cultures it is also used in this
ritual in many Asian countries.

43
Funerals (mourning)

44
This textile, originally from Ghana, has
come to represent pride in one’s heritage
in the African American community.

45
Kente Cloth

46
This Hindu symbol is applied to a
woman’s “third eye region” and is said to
ward off evil and protect the spirit of the
we...
Bindi

48
Their history of slavery has made the
road to full equality a
difficult journey.

49
African Americans

50
This Civil Right icon prompted the
Montgomery, Alabama Bus Boycott when
she refused to give up her seat on the
bus.

51
Rosa Parks

52
This Puerto Rican superstar blew the door
wide open for the Latin music explosion in
the United States after performing at...
Ricky Martin

54
This American city boasts the
largest percentage, about 66%, of Asian
Americans.

55
Honolulu, Hawaii

56
According to the Human Genome Project,
human beings of all “races” are
genetically alike by this percentage.

57
99%

58
Here Comes
the Judge

Cane & Able

Islam

Women In
the
Workforce

2

2

2

2

2

4

4

4

4

4

6

6

6

6

6

8

8

8

8
...
 This law protects women

from losing their jobs after
taking maternity leave.

60
Family and Medical Leave Act

61
 This law makes it illegal for work

organizations to discriminate
against anyone born in another
country or with a diffe...
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

63
 Policies against sexual

harassment, as a form of
discrimination, have been
developed in work
organizations as a result ...
Civil Rights Act of 1964

65
This is one of two forms of discrimination
not covered by the United States Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission.

66
Sexual Orientation or Size

67
This man, who later became a Supreme
Court Justice, presented the legal
argument in the historic case of Brown vs.
the Boa...
Thurgood Marshall

69
This piece of legislation enacted in 1990
provides equal access for people with
disabilities.

70
Americans with Disabilities Act

71
This term refers to the oppression of the
disabled community.

72
Ableism

73
This condition affects a person’s ability to
read letters and numbers, often distorting
the image making it difficult to r...
Dyslexia

75
This non-verbal language has just as
many cultural variations as spoken
English.

76
American Sign Language

77
This breed of primate has been trained to
assist quadriplegics with day-to-day
household chores.

78
Capuchin Monkey

79
This holy text of Islam is believed to be
the word of Allah given to Muhammad.

80
Koran or Quran

81
According to religious teachings, Muslims
are required to pray this number of times
per day.

82
5 times per day

83
This city is said to be the ancient
birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and
is the most revered city for Muslims.

84
Mecca

85
A yarmulke is to the Jewish religion as
this headgear is to Islam.

86
Kufi

87
The five pillars of Islam are Salat (prayer),
Zakat (Almsgiving), Ramadan (Fasting),
Kalima (Creed), and this, which trans...
Hajj

89
This term refers to prejudice or
discrimination based on gender.

90
Sexism

91
In 1981, this woman appointed by
President Reagan, became the first
female Supreme Court Justice.

92
Sandra Day O’Connor

93
In 2005, women comprised this
percentage of the United States
workforce.

94
46%

95
According to the US Department
of Labor, men comprised 7.7%
of the workforce in this traditional female
occupation.

96
Nursing

97
Beginning in what year did women slightly
outpace men in the number of
baccalaureate degrees they earned?

98
2000

99
This religious group in the United States
is known for their horse-drawn buggies
and rejection of electricity.

100
Amish

101
This term is used by the United States
government to classify people who come
from a Spanish or Spanish-speaking
backgroun...
Hispanic

103
These Americans hold the view that
people should live in harmony with the
natural world.

104
American Indians
(Native Americans)

105
Evidence indicates that these Americans
are generally more involved in their jobs,
have higher morale, and are less likely...
Older Workers

107
Rapid growth in the United States due to
a high birthrate characterizes this major
cultural group which comprises many
sub...
Hispanic Americans

109
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  1. 1. Week 2: Managing in a Diverse and Changing World Instructor: Jean-Pierre Mulumba Ph. D. Introduction of Definitions 1
  2. 2. Definitions: Workforce diversity: The ways that people differ that may impact their organizational experience in terms of performance, motivation, communication and inclusion. 2 Class 2 - Introduction 2
  3. 3. Definitions: Prejudice: Preconceived evaluative attitudes about someone based on his/her group memberships 3 Class 2 - Introduction 3
  4. 4. Definitions: Stereotypes: Over generalized beliefs that categorize all members of a social identity group as representative or typical of that group. 4 Class 2 - Introduction 4
  5. 5. Definitions: Discrimination: A behavior that occurs when members of a social identity group are treated unfairly or unequally because of their group memberships 5 Class 2 - Introduction 5
  6. 6. Definitions: Privilege Unearned socially constructed advantage that gives group members economic, political and/or social power 6 Class 2 - Introduction 6
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. LGBT Judaism World Languages Cultural Symbols The Amazing RACE 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 8
  9. 9.  This is the first state in the United States to recognize the marriage of two people of the same gender. 9
  10. 10. Massachusetts 10
  11. 11.  This term refers to the fear and hatred expressed towards people identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered. 11
  12. 12. Homophobia 12
  13. 13.  This symbol from WWII was used by the Nazis in concentration camps to identify gay males. 13
  14. 14. Pink Triangle 14
  15. 15. This 1968 riot in New York City’s Greenwich Village marked the beginning of the lesbian and gay rights movement in the United States. 15
  16. 16. Stonewall Riots 16
  17. 17. This terms refers to a person who identifies and lives as a member of the opposite gender. 17
  18. 18. Transgendered 18
  19. 19. The majority of Christians worship in a church and many Muslims worship in a mosque. Followers of the Jewish faith worship in this edifice. 19
  20. 20. Synagogue 20
  21. 21. Not mixing milk and meat is an example of this type of Jewish meal preparation. 21
  22. 22. Kosher 22
  23. 23. Observant Jews may leave the office early on Friday afternoons to celebrate this holy observance. 23
  24. 24. Shabbat or Sabbath 24
  25. 25. This holiday is considered to be the Jewish New Year. 25
  26. 26. Rosh Hashanah 26
  27. 27. The mystical teachings of Judaism, made popular by Madonna and Britney Spears and symbolized by a red string bracelet, are known collectively as this. 27
  28. 28. Kabbalah 28
  29. 29. This is the second most common language in the United States. 29
  30. 30. Spanish 30
  31. 31. This world organization has six official languages for business: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese. 31
  32. 32. United Nations 32
  33. 33. There are more than 1000 languages on this continent. 33
  34. 34. Africa 34
  35. 35. While English is used to conduct all federal government proceedings, this country does not have English as its official language. 35
  36. 36. The United States 36
  37. 37. This language surpasses English as the most widely spoken language in the world. 37
  38. 38. Mandarin Chinese 38
  39. 39. This symbol of gay pride was created in 1978 by artist Gilbert Baker. It originally included the colors pink and turquoise, but those were dropped as a result of mass production. 39
  40. 40. Rainbow Flag 40
  41. 41. This symbol, used by the Nazis, was actually used for more than 3000 years by cultures across the globe to represent sun, power, strength and good luck. 41
  42. 42. Swastika 42
  43. 43. While the color white is used in weddings in many cultures it is also used in this ritual in many Asian countries. 43
  44. 44. Funerals (mourning) 44
  45. 45. This textile, originally from Ghana, has come to represent pride in one’s heritage in the African American community. 45
  46. 46. Kente Cloth 46
  47. 47. This Hindu symbol is applied to a woman’s “third eye region” and is said to ward off evil and protect the spirit of the wearer. 47
  48. 48. Bindi 48
  49. 49. Their history of slavery has made the road to full equality a difficult journey. 49
  50. 50. African Americans 50
  51. 51. This Civil Right icon prompted the Montgomery, Alabama Bus Boycott when she refused to give up her seat on the bus. 51
  52. 52. Rosa Parks 52
  53. 53. This Puerto Rican superstar blew the door wide open for the Latin music explosion in the United States after performing at a music awards show. 53
  54. 54. Ricky Martin 54
  55. 55. This American city boasts the largest percentage, about 66%, of Asian Americans. 55
  56. 56. Honolulu, Hawaii 56
  57. 57. According to the Human Genome Project, human beings of all “races” are genetically alike by this percentage. 57
  58. 58. 99% 58
  59. 59. Here Comes the Judge Cane & Able Islam Women In the Workforce 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 6 6 6 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 10 10 59 U.S. Culture
  60. 60.  This law protects women from losing their jobs after taking maternity leave. 60
  61. 61. Family and Medical Leave Act 61
  62. 62.  This law makes it illegal for work organizations to discriminate against anyone born in another country or with a different ancestral heritage. 62
  63. 63. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act 63
  64. 64.  Policies against sexual harassment, as a form of discrimination, have been developed in work organizations as a result of this law. 64
  65. 65. Civil Rights Act of 1964 65
  66. 66. This is one of two forms of discrimination not covered by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 66
  67. 67. Sexual Orientation or Size 67
  68. 68. This man, who later became a Supreme Court Justice, presented the legal argument in the historic case of Brown vs. the Board of Higher Education in 1954, which ruled that racial segregation in schools is unconstitutional. 68
  69. 69. Thurgood Marshall 69
  70. 70. This piece of legislation enacted in 1990 provides equal access for people with disabilities. 70
  71. 71. Americans with Disabilities Act 71
  72. 72. This term refers to the oppression of the disabled community. 72
  73. 73. Ableism 73
  74. 74. This condition affects a person’s ability to read letters and numbers, often distorting the image making it difficult to read. 74
  75. 75. Dyslexia 75
  76. 76. This non-verbal language has just as many cultural variations as spoken English. 76
  77. 77. American Sign Language 77
  78. 78. This breed of primate has been trained to assist quadriplegics with day-to-day household chores. 78
  79. 79. Capuchin Monkey 79
  80. 80. This holy text of Islam is believed to be the word of Allah given to Muhammad. 80
  81. 81. Koran or Quran 81
  82. 82. According to religious teachings, Muslims are required to pray this number of times per day. 82
  83. 83. 5 times per day 83
  84. 84. This city is said to be the ancient birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and is the most revered city for Muslims. 84
  85. 85. Mecca 85
  86. 86. A yarmulke is to the Jewish religion as this headgear is to Islam. 86
  87. 87. Kufi 87
  88. 88. The five pillars of Islam are Salat (prayer), Zakat (Almsgiving), Ramadan (Fasting), Kalima (Creed), and this, which translated into English means Pilgrimage. 88
  89. 89. Hajj 89
  90. 90. This term refers to prejudice or discrimination based on gender. 90
  91. 91. Sexism 91
  92. 92. In 1981, this woman appointed by President Reagan, became the first female Supreme Court Justice. 92
  93. 93. Sandra Day O’Connor 93
  94. 94. In 2005, women comprised this percentage of the United States workforce. 94
  95. 95. 46% 95
  96. 96. According to the US Department of Labor, men comprised 7.7% of the workforce in this traditional female occupation. 96
  97. 97. Nursing 97
  98. 98. Beginning in what year did women slightly outpace men in the number of baccalaureate degrees they earned? 98
  99. 99. 2000 99
  100. 100. This religious group in the United States is known for their horse-drawn buggies and rejection of electricity. 100
  101. 101. Amish 101
  102. 102. This term is used by the United States government to classify people who come from a Spanish or Spanish-speaking background. It should not be confused with the term Latino or Latina which refers to people from Latin America. 102
  103. 103. Hispanic 103
  104. 104. These Americans hold the view that people should live in harmony with the natural world. 104
  105. 105. American Indians (Native Americans) 105
  106. 106. Evidence indicates that these Americans are generally more involved in their jobs, have higher morale, and are less likely to leave the organization. 106
  107. 107. Older Workers 107
  108. 108. Rapid growth in the United States due to a high birthrate characterizes this major cultural group which comprises many subgroups. 108
  109. 109. Hispanic Americans 109

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