What is Workforce Diversity? - Definition & Issues


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The invisible barrier that keeps women out of the top managerial ranks is known as the ___________.

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1. Diversity initiatives _______________.

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the main characteristics of workforce diversity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your understanding of diversity in the workplace with this quiz, worksheet combo. You'll need to know about diversity issues and challenges, including initiatives to breakthrough barriers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The corresponding assessment tools will gauge your knowledge on the following topics:

  • Invisible barrier preventing women from management positions
  • Diversity initiatives
  • Main characteristics of workforce diversity
  • Denial of opportunities based on personal characteristics

Skills Practiced

Challenge yourself by practicing the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply what you have learned about the challenges of diversity to discuss workforce diversity in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding diversity in the workplace
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of workforce diversity to answer questions about the issues experienced by workers

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called What is Workforce Diversity? - Definition & Issues to learn more about diversity in the workplace. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Understand workforce diversity
  • Examine different forms of diversity, like gender, age, and religion
  • Explore the issues and challenges of promoting diversity in the workplace