What is/are the step(s) that a companycan take to help women return to the workforce?a. Flexibility for the .entire career arcb. Flexibility for the dayc. Providing an outlet for altruismd. All of the above
What is the top reason that women leave the fast lane?a. Earn a degree, other trainingb. Career changec. Family timed. Unsatisfying work
Which age group is known as the “sandwich” generation? (womencaught between growing children and aging parents) a. 28-35 b. 35-40 c. 41-55 d. 56-64
What percentage of women looking forthe “on-ramp” are interested in joining the business sectors they left? a. 0% b. 10% c. 23% d. 35%
Why do many minorities become discouraged and demotivated?a. They fail to fast-track early onb. White co-workers receive betterassignmentsc. Receiving modest rewardsd. All of the above
What is a common thread among successful minorities?a. Having a graduate-level educationb. Focusing on the fast-trackc. Leaving organizations that appear totreat minorities differentlyd. Relationships with mentors
What do successful minority executives focus on the most?a. Monetary successb. Personal growthc. Quickly climbing the corporateladderd. Education and values
Which is not a challenge of cross-racial mentoring?a. Protective hesitationb. Public scrutinyc. Skepticism about intimacyd. None of the above
Which of the following would benefit older workers?a. Career switches & knowledge sharingb. Fresh assignments & mentoringc. Sabbaticals & training and developmentd. All of the above
A 52% growth rate in the U.S.workforce by age lies in which group? a. 16-24 b. 35-44 c. 55-64 d. 65+
Older workers (age 55+) receive on average __________ the amount oftraining that their younger co-workers receive. a. Twice b. Equal c. Half d. Less than half
Mature workers are more likely to be attracted to ads emphasizing…a. Fresh thinking, expertise, & experienceb. Experience, knowledge, & expertisec. Expertise, knowledge, & fresh thinkingd. Knowledge, experience, & fast pace
Since 2001, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission reports that workplace discrimination is onthe rise for certain groups. Which of the following groups has been experiencing the greatest backlash?a. Muslim b. Jewishc. Atheist d. Christian
The faith-at-work movement reflects the life stage of the dominant generation in the workforce. Which generation is this? a. Veterans b. Baby Boomers c. Gen Y d. Gen X
There are opponents to the faith-at- work movement. Which of the following is one of the largest?a. Agnostics b. Muslimsc. Jewish d. Evolutionists
The largest potential conflict between coworkers is between which groups?a. Atheists with religious coworkersb. Different religious groupsc. Muslim groups with other religious groupsd. Christian employee groups with gay and lesbian groups
In 2005, what major corporation adopted a new definition of family that included same sex partners?a. Wal-Mart b. Sears Holdingc. Costco d. Target
How many states have adoption lawsthat allow qualified people to adopt children regardless of sexual orientation? a. 50 b. 46 c. 26 d. 0
What percentage of registered voters are in favor of civilunions for same sex partners? a. 19% b. 42% c. 63% d. 88%
Which of the following is a reason for the rise in domestic partner benefits (DPB) in recent years? a. Legal requirements in some locations b. DPB are low cost, high return way to demonstrate inclusion c. Increasing lawsuits have put pressure on companies who want to avoid accusations of discrimination d. All of the above
The National Organization onDisability & Harris Interactive stated that 8 out of 10 people without adisability are employed either full or part time. Whereas ____ out of 10 people with a disability are employed. a. 1 b. 3 c. 5 d. 7
________ can be assessed by biochemical, emotional, or environmental factors.a. Learning disabilitiesb. Developmental disabilitiesc. Mental health related disabilitiesd. Hearing/Speech impairments
It is said that you should encourage the use of aids that promote learning or remembering (charts, lists, colored folders, labels, etc.) when working with which disability? a. Learning disabilities b. Developmental disabilities c. Mental health related disabilities d. Visual disabilities
Advocates for disabled people state which of the following would help disabled people with jobs?c. Telecommutingb. Having a mentor at workc. Shortened work daysd. All of the above
CORRECT ANSWER: D ALL OF THE ABOVE Flexibility for the entire career arc,flexibility for the day, and providing an outlet for altruism are all steps thatcompanies take to help women return to the workforce
CORRECT ANSWER: CThe top reason women leave the fast lane is family time.
CORRECT ANSWER: CThe age group, 41-55, is known as the “sandwich” generation in whichwomen get caught between growing children and aging parents.
CORRECT ANSWER: A 0% of women looking for the “on-ramp” are interested injoining the business sectors they left.
CORRECT ANSWER: D ALL OF THE ABOVE Minorities become discouraged and demotivated because1) they fail to fast track early on2) white co-workers receive better assignments3) They receive modest rewards
CORRECT ANSWER: D Relationship with mentors is acommon thread among successful minorities
CORRECT ANSWER: BSuccessful minority executives focus on personal growth.
CORRECT ANSWER: D NONE OF THE ABOVEProtective hesitation, public scrutiny,and skepticism about intimacy are allchallenges of cross-cultural mentoring.
CORRECT ANSWER: D ALL OF THE ABOVE Career switches & knowledge sharing, fresh assignments and mentoring, and sabbaticals &training/development would all benefit older workers.
CORRECT ANSWER: CA 52% growth in the U.S. workforce by age lies in the 55-64 group.
CORRECT ANSWER: D Older workers, on average, receive lessthan half the amount of training that their younger co-workers receive.
CORRECT ANSWER: BMature workers are more likely to be attracted to ads emphasizing: 1) Experience 2) Knowledge 3) Expertise
CORRECT ANSWER: AMuslims have been facing the greatest backlash
CORRECT ANSWER: BThe Baby Boomers represent the dominant generation in the workforce
CORRECT ANSWER: AAgnostics are on of the greatestopponents to the faith-at-work movement
CORRECT ANSWER: DChristian employee groups and gayand lesbian groups have the greatest potential for conflict.
CORRECT ANSWER: AWal-Mart adopted a new definition of family that included same sex partners.
CORRECT ANSWER: B46 states have adoption laws that allow qualified people to adopt regardless of sexual orientation.
CORRECT ANSWER: C63% of registered voters are in favorof civil unions for same sex partners.
CORRECT ANSWER: BDBPs have been on the rise in recentyears due to the fact that they are a low cost, high return way to demonstrate inclusion.
CORRECT ANSWER: B3 out of every 10 people with disabilities are employed.
CORRECT ANSWER: C Mental health related disabilities can be assessed by biochemical,emotional, or environmental factors.
CORRECT ANSWER: BIt is best to use aids that promote learning or remembering when working with developmental disabilities.
CORRECT ANSWER: A Advocates for disabled peoplebelieve that telecommuting would help disabled people with jobs.