Bus 309 week 11 chapter 11 quiz

BUS 309 WEEK 11 Chapter 11 Quiz

Question 1
What should a female employee do if she encounters sexual harassment?
 
    She must decide if she likes the attention.
 
    She should try to document it by keeping a record of what has occurred, who was involved, and when it happened.
 
    Keep it to herself and never tell a soul.
 
    Go on a talk show and tell her story.
Question 2
Which of the following is an example of sexual harassment?
 
    Unwelcome sexual offers a female employer gives to a male employee.
 
    A female employee hugging a co-worker when he announces his engagement.
 
    A manager enforcing a dress code for a work environment.
 
    An employee pinning up comic strips in an office cubicle.
Question 3
Which of these statements is true concerning court cases about discrimination?
 
    Brown v. Board of Education upheld the principle of “separate but equal.”
 
    The Bakke case outlawed affirmative action across the board.
 
    In the 2004 Holtz case, the Supreme Court ruled that “race-conscious” admissions policies are unconstitutional.
 
    In the recent University of Michigan cases (Gratz and Grutter), the Supreme Court upheld a moderate, flexible affirmative action program and rejected a rigid one.
Question 4
What do affirmative action programs involve?
 
    Firms should prepare an oral equal-employment policy and an affirmative action commitment.
 
    Firms should appoint an administrative assistant to direct and implement their program and to publicize their policy and affirmative action commitment.
 
    Firms are expected to survey current female and minority employment by department and job classification.
 
    Whenever underrepresentation of females or minorities is evident, firms are to try a little harder.
Question 5
Male managers frequently assume that women
 
    will not place family demands above work considerations.
 
    possess the necessary drive to succeed in business.
 
    take negative feedback professionally rather than personally.
 
    are too emotional to be good managers.
Question 6
Of these four arguments, which of the following is the most plausible argument AGAINST affirmative action?
 
    Compensatory justice forbids affirmative action.
 
    Blacks and whites are already equal in socioeconomic terms.
 
    Affirmative action violates the rights of white men to equal treatment.
 
    Affirmative action is the same thing as fixed numerical quotas.
Question 7
In 1987, the Supreme Court affirmed, in the case of Johnson v. Transportation Agency, that
 
    affirmative action is unconstitutional.
 
    quotas based on considerations of race are unconstitutional.
 
    considerations of sex are permissible as one factor in deciding whom to promote.
 
    racially segregated schooling is unconstitutional.
Question 8
The 1984 Supreme Court decision in Memphis Firefighters v. Stotts
 
    treated sexual harassment as a form of discrimination.
 
    upheld seniority over affirmative action.
 
    upheld the legality of hiring quotas.
 
    upheld the legality of mandatory drug testing.
Question 9
A historical view indicates which of the following is correct?
 
    Statistical evidence is irrelevant to proving discrimination.
 
    Women and blacks are sometimes victimized by stereotypes.
 
    The idea that women may have difficulties fitting into a “male” work environment is outdated.
 
    On average women earn between 1/3 and 1/2 of what men make for doing the very same work.
Question 10
Many Americans oppose what issue because they fear it will lead to illegal quotas, preferential treatment of African Americans and women, and even reverse discrimination against white men?
 
    affirmative action
 
    sexual harassment
 
    sexual diversity
 
    age discrimination
Question 11
Which of the following statements is accurate?
 
    Men cannot be victims of sexual harassment.
 
    The Supreme Court has established a hard and fast line between permissible and impermissible affirmative action plans.
 
    The law treats sexual harassment as a form of sexual discrimination.
 
    Differences in levels and types of education explain why, on the average, men earn more than women.
Question 12
Over the last two decades, how many sexual-harassment claims have emerged?
 
    over 12,000 annually.
 
    over 25,000 annually.
 
    over 15,000 annually.
 
    over 50,000 annually.
Question 13
Which of the following is true based on documented evidence of discrimination?
 
    African Americans have the third highest standard of living in the world.
 
    Today, men are just as likely as women to be in so-called “pink collar” occupations.
 
    There is little statistical evidence of job discrimination today.
 
    Relatively few women and minorities have made it to the very top of their professions.
Question 14
Sexual comments that one woman appreciates might distress another women. Who decides when such behavior is inappropriate?
 
    The person to whom the comments are directed.
 
    The person accused of harassment.
 
    The hypothetical “reasonable person.”
 
    The common law as modified by legislation.
Question 15
When investigators sent equally qualified young white and black men—all of them articulate and conventionally dressed—to apply for entry-level jobs in Chicago and Washington, D.C., the results clearly showed
 
    sexual discrimination against young African-American men.
 
    racial discrimination against young African-American men.
 
    sexual discrimination against young white men.
 
    racial discrimination against young white men.

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