Diversity Issues in the Workplace: Discrimination, Sexism, Ageism & More


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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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1. Treating people differently based on an unfair or unsubstantiated categorization is called which of the following?

2. Which of the following is true regarding ageism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of workplace diversity issues. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what the essential nature of stereotyping is as well as the term denoting the aspect of treating people differently based on an unfair category.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The essential nature of stereotyping
  • The term denoting the aspect of treating people differently based on an unfair category
  • The fundamental characteristics of ageism
  • Examples of cultural diversity
  • Diversity policy in a corporate setting

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as stereotyping and sexism
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the workplace diversity related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding sexism and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ageism

Additional Learning

To learn more about diversity issues impacting the workplace, review the corresponding lesson on Sexism, Ageism and other Workplace Diversity Issues. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the exact meaning of sexism
  • Identify the essential nature of stereotyping
  • Know the term denoting the aspect of treating people differently based on an unfair category
  • Learn the fundamental characteristics of ageism
  • Appreciate examples of cultural diversity
  • Understand what policies every corporation has