Managing Diversity and Global Organizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is the political environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?

Question 2 2. Rachael believes that she has been the victim of sexual harassment at her workplace. What should be her next course of action?

Question 3 3. What is the goal of diversity in organizations?

Question 4 4. Technology present in a market is called the _____ environment.

Question 5 5. Which of these people will have the greatest need to deal with and resolve uncertainty?

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Question 6 6. Your company is in the planning phase of starting a large project. It is trying to determine how a recent change in government fiscal policy might potentially impact the success of the project, how many employees would be needed, and how much it would cost to finish it. The hiring process for the people that are going to conduct the project has started. Which of these scenarios is NOT part of the planning phase?

Question 7 7. Which of the following should be avoided during diversity training?

Question 8 8. How does being diverse help a company?

Question 9 9. A successful global manager _____

Question 10 10.

Mary is the human resources manager at Bawin Company Ltd. In an interview, she dismissed James, a male candidate, on the basis that he is using hearing aids.

This is an example of which type of discrimination?

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Question 11 11. Which piece of legislation provides protection against employment discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic background, gender, or religious practices?

Question 12 12. Diversity within the workforce can be related to employee _____.

Question 13 13. How might ageism differ between the US and Japan?

Question 14 14. Why is the economic environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a managerial function?

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Question 16 16. How does controlling in an international environment differ from controlling in a national environment?

Question 17 17. A manager from country A has arrived to work for a firm based in country B. He is used to a laid-back atmosphere in his country, where it's usual for people to be late by more than 30 minutes. The workers in country B are used to everything running on time. On his second day at the firm, the manager did not start a meeting scheduled for 10:30 until 11:15. How will the employees likely react if he persists with such an approach?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is true regarding ageism?

Question 19 19. James is a registered nurse at a children's hospital; recently a new supervisor by the name of Kate was assigned to his department. Since Kate's arrival, she has been making jokes and inappropriate comments about James' sexual orientation. This type of rude and disrespectful behavior is known as _____.

Question 20 20. What happens as a result of members of a protected group being treated unfairly by an employer's personnel action?

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Question 21 21. How does culture impact members of an organization?

Question 22 22. Ellen gives all of her employees two weeks off per year but they must be taken from right before Christmas to right after New Years. This may be a form of which of the following?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is true in regards to a hostile work environment as it relates to sexual harassment.

Question 24 24. The culture at Speedy Cellphone Assembly Division places a high value on continually improving assembly efficiency. The employee with the best idea each month for improving assembly methods receives a free lunch with a gift card. This is an example of which function of organizational culture?

Question 25 25. When a person looks at individuals or people and generalizes them without thinking about any individual differences, this is an example of which of the following?

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Question 26 26. Will's job is to gather and investigate all types of employee complaints at his company. Upon further investigation by Will, which of the following complaints does NOT turn out to be an example of sexual harassment?

Question 27 27. How can companies provide fair opportunity to all employees?

Question 28 28. How is employment discrimination best explained?

Question 29 29. Angela is a human resource manager who was asked to attend a seminar about sexual harassment in the workplace. Angela learned many interesting points at the seminar that she plans to share with the employees at her company. Which of the following is NOT true regarding sexual harassment, and therefore should NOT be one of the items that Angela will share?

Question 30 30. Employees are told on their first day on the job that being late for work is never acceptable. Tardy employees are typically reprimanded and warned in the presence of other employees. This is an example of which function of organizational culture ?

Managing Diversity and Global Organizations Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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