Ethics CH Essay

Submitted By Patrickdotwilson
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Pages: 8

1.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the federal agency that provides explicit guides and resources detailing appropriate behavior in the workplace, as well as offering legal direction and parameters for both employees and employers.

2.
Researchers Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Millainathan answered help-wanted ads in Boston and Chicago newspapers and ascertained that discrimination against _______ exists.
Names

3.
"Bully Broads" is a corporate coaching program designed to help: women understand how their conception of what it takes to get ahead can be viewed negatively.

4.
As of 2010, __ of the workforce is comprised of white men under the age of 45.
20%

5.
A 2004 study by Catalyst found that at the current rate of change, it will take women ___ years to reach parity with men on the Boards ofFortune 500 companies.
70

6.
A study conducted by Catalyst in 2004 found that companies with the highest representation of women on their top management teams experienced better financial performance than companies with the lowest representation of women.
7.
_______ refers to the principle of tolerance and inclusion that supports the co-existence of multiple cultures, while encouraging each to retain that which is unique or individual about that particular culture.
Multiculturalism

8.
Which is a discrimination against those traditionally considered to be in power or the majority?
Reverse discrimination

9.
Which is an example of reverse discrimination in America?
A female interviewer rejects a male interviewee because of gender.

10.
______ refers to a policy or a program that tries to respond to instances of past discrimination by implementing proactive measures to ensure equal opportunity today.
Affirmative action

11.
All of the following are ways through which affirmative action can arise at the workplace except:
A. Affirmative action may be required by Executive Order 11246.
B. Courts may mandate judicial affirmative action.
C. Affirmative action plans may be consultant-based.
D. Employers may undertake voluntary affirmative action plans.
C. Affirmative action plans may be consultant-based.

12.
Women make up close to half the workforce, but occupy only __% of the executive vice-president (and above) positions at Fortune 500 corporations. African Americans and Latinos represent approximately 25% of the population yet hold fewer than __% of senior management positions.
8;5

13.
According to Marilyn Loden, _________ dimensions of diversity represent the core of an individual’s identity and are essentially unchangeable.
Primary

14.
According to Marilyn Loden, all of the following are considered primary dimensions of diversity except
A. age.
B. sexual orientation.
C. gender.
D. religion.
D. religion

15.
. ______ is a way of thinking that involves ascribing specific behavioral traits to individuals because they belong to a certain group.
Discrimination

16.
_________ is a way of feeling that involves having preconceived ideas or negative attitudes about others because of their group membership.
Prejudice

17.
_________ is a way of behaving that involves treating others differently (and usually negatively) because of their group membership.
Stereotyping

18.
Which of the following is a legal justification for discriminating on the basis of age, gender, religion or national origin?
A. Customer preference
B. A BFOQ
C. Reverse discrimination
D. Local statutes
B. A BFOQ

19.
Which of the following is not one of the principles relied upon by Canas and Sondak when defining and discussing diversity?
A. Diversity includes more than one’s obvious demographic characteristics, but it has limits.
B. Diversity is fluid, continuous, and indefinite.
C. Diversity should be understood in terms of similarities as well as differences.
D. Diversity is based on the assumption that a set of characteristics makes up the essential nature of all members of a group.
D. Diversity is based on the assumption that a set of characteristics makes up…