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Mgmt 310a - Organization Behavior and Management

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Organizational Behavior 14e Robbins Judge Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior 1 The predominantly white male managerial workforce has given way to a A young technologically savvy workforce B predominantly younger male workforce C gender balanced multiethnic workforce D female dominated managerial workforce E intellectually inferior workforce Answer C Explanation Today s workforce is increasingly gender balanced and multiethnic and the workforce is aging Women constitute less than 50 of the managerial workforce The intellectual capacity of today s workforce is higher than ever Diff 2 Page Ref 40 Topic Workforce Diversity Skill AACSB Multicultural and Diversity Objective Workforce Diversity Quest Category Concept Definitional LO 1 2 Which of the following is a reason why the aging of the workforce is a significant concern for HR managers today A When older employees retire their knowledge and skills are lost B Retiring baby boomers need to take time from work to care for children C Employers pay increased medical costs due to the increasingly younger workforce D The turnover rate among older employees is costly for employers E Older employees do not contribute to diversity in the workforce Answer A Explanation The loss of knowledge from years of experience is one of various concerns that HR mangers have as older employees retire Retiring baby boomers often need to care for elderly relatives not their grown children Employers pay increased medical costs to the older workforce rather than the younger workforce Older workers have a very low rate of turnover and contribute to workforce diversity Diff 2 Page Ref 40 41 Topic Workforce Diversity Skill AACSB Multicultural and Diversity Objective Workforce Diversity Quest Category Concept Definitional LO 1 1 Copyright 2011 Pearson Education Inc 3 Age race gender ethnicity religion and disability status are examples of A deep level diversity B stereotypes and assumptions C shared values and preferences D personality



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