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Current Issues and Trends in HRM Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. What is the name given to the cohort of people born between 1946 and 1964?

Question 3 3. All of the following are appropriate strategies for handling workplace violence EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Why are Excel spreadsheets, paper filing systems, and customized software programs all examples of HRIS systems?

Question 5 5. Why might an extravagant, expensive, customized software program be a disadvantage for a small company that is interested in implementing a new computerized HRIS?

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Question 6 6. Which governmental act required that businesses make accommodations for disabled workers?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT one of the current trends in gender diversity in the workforce?

Question 8 8. What is one of the trends mentioned in the lesson regarding disability diversity?

Question 9 9. Which piece of legislation provides protection against employment discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic background, gender, or religious practices?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of why employees would use an HRIS?

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Question 11 11. Sensitivity training generally covers all of the following topics, EXCEPT _____.

Question 12 12. What is one of the differences between older workers and younger workers?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of alternative work arrangements?

Question 14 14. An HRIS may require which type of additional staffing?

Question 15 15. Cultural diversity is also known as _____.

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Question 16 16. If Deema has been identified as a previous target for employment discrimination, how would her situation be classified?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. What is intergenerational communication?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. What are training sessions called that educate nondisabled employees about people with disabilities?

Question 22 22. Which of the following should be included in an organization's violence prevention program?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of alternative work arrangements?

Question 25 25. In order to create a diverse workforce, which principles should guide an employer's actions?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the BEST example of workplace violence?

Question 27 27. In what year was the Civil Rights Act passed?

Question 28 28. By 2030, the number of older persons living in the United States will reach _____ million.

Question 29 29. What happens as a result of members of a protected group being treated unfairly by an employer's personnel action?

Question 30 30. What percent of disabled people are unemployed in the United States?

Current Issues and Trends in HRM Chapter Exam Instructions

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