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Current Issues and Trends in HRM: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mary Kate is a computer programmer who works full time from home instead of going to the office. What kind of alternative employee is she?

Question 2 2. What percent of disabled people are unemployed in the United States?

Question 3 3. An HRIS may require which type of additional staffing?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT one of the current trends in gender diversity in the workforce?

Question 5 5. Sensitivity training generally covers all of the following topics, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 6 6. What is age diversity in the workplace?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of alternative work arrangements?

Question 8 8. By 2030, the number of older persons living in the United States will reach _____ million.

Question 9 9. Which of the following would be considered a disability under the Americans With Disability Act?

Question 10 10. What is one of the trends mentioned in the lesson regarding disability diversity?

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Question 11 11. In what year was the Civil Rights Act passed?

Question 12 12. In general, how does an increase in gender diversity affect employers?

Question 13 13. Cultural diversity is also known as _____.

Question 14 14. What is intergenerational communication?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the best explanation of a human resource information system (HRIS)?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following three occupational groups are at the HIGHEST risk for workplace violence leading to death?

Question 17 17. Dina's company decided that it wanted to implement some changes to increase its gender diversity. Its first step was to bring a daycare onsite for its employees. Which of the following would be a likely outcome for this action?

Question 18 18. Brenda is a successful employee who has been promoted multiple times by her company while continuing her education, but after fifteen years she feels that she has reached a plateau. She is a director in the IT department, and she would like to go further and become an executive. However, no woman at her company has ever reached this status, and despite her qualifications her supervisors have not encouraged her to try. Brenda's case is an example of _____.

Question 19 19. Which piece of legislation provides protection against employment discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic background, gender, or religious practices?

Question 20 20. Why would a workforce consisting of temporary and contract workers be a disadvantage in a flexible work situation?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of why employees would use an HRIS?

Question 22 22. All of the following are appropriate strategies for handling workplace violence EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. When Mary Kate communicates with teammates located overseas, she utilizes electronic communication that includes instant messaging, email, and web conferencing. What kind of team does this describe?

Question 24 24. Over the years, Tim has hired employees from diverse cultural backgrounds. He notices that some of the employees are having trouble getting along due to cultural differences. What type of program could he use to help his employees appreciate and understand one another?

Question 25 25. During yesterday's department meeting, Frank became upset when informed that his proposal was poorly planned. He angrily threw his laptop across the room and threatened to beat up his supervisor. As a result, management decided to fire him immediately. Which of the following violence prevention strategies does this refer to?

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Question 26 26. What are training sessions called that educate nondisabled employees about people with disabilities?

Question 27 27. Why is an extravagantly, expensive, customized software program a disadvantage for a small company that is interested in implementing a new computerized HRIS?

Question 28 28. Which of the following BEST represents cultural diversity in the workplace?

Question 29 29. Which of the following scenarios best describes the concept of gender diversity?

Question 30 30. What is the name given to the cohort of people born between 1946 and 1964?

Current Issues and Trends in HRM: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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