Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples


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Corporation X publishes its salary scales online, and everyone who works for the company or who is applying to work there has access to this information. What is this called?

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1. If a company issues a mandate in order to ensure that underrepresented populations are hired, which type of 'action' is this policy similar to?

2. What is the ratio of male to female CEOs in the modern workforce?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz focuses on testing topics which include the definition of gender diversity as well as knowing why a company would want a diverse workforce.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics that this lesson aims to help you review include:

  • The definition of gender diversity
  • Reasons for diversity
  • What percentage of women were in the workforce in 2010
  • Comparing women's pay to men's
  • The invisible barrier women face

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about reasons a company might want a diverse workforce from the related gender diversity lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the invisible barrier women face and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as women's pay and men's pay

Additional Learning

Take a look at the lesson called Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples to get more information that will help you:

  • Define what gender diversity is
  • Describe the benefits that can be had by having a diverse workforce
  • Identify the trends that have been encountered by women in the workplace
  • Understand examples of the Glass Ceiling