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Multiple Choice 1. Jane Elliott’s workshop, in which she divides participants into “blue eyes” and “brown eyes,” is an attempt to help which of the following groups shift perspectives? a. people without disabilities b. people who are extremely wealthy c. tall people d. White people e. young people 2. Lt. Colonel Chris Hughes, the soldier.
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What jobs in midlife might especially require fluid intelligence? Can you name three jobs that especially require expertise? You are conducting research in a Vietnamese village to determine whether people in traditional cultures experience a “mid-life crisis”. What kinds of questions would you ask about their lives and how might their cultural.
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True-False 1. Culture includes tangible things as well as abstract ideas. 2. Organizational culture refers to the underlying values and beliefs of an organization. 3. Historically, organizational cultures in the U.S. have been multicultural rather than monocultural. 4. When we “tolerate” diversity, we endure differences but do not necessarily embrace them..
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Multiple-Choice 1. Which of the following constitutes relationship-building behaviors? a. showing appreciation b. collaborating and compromising when necessary c. setting ground rules and facilitating discussions d. all of the above e. none of the above 2. Chronemics refers to the use of a. space b. time c. electronic communication d. symbols 3. Countries with generally collectivistic cultures include a..
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Fifty-year-old Gene is feeling blue and wants to get more involved in his community. What can you recommend to help him feel better? A new American patient is entering your nursing home because she needs constant medical care. While she seems accepting of the situation, her Chinese daughter-in-law expresses guilt and.
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When older adults reach the point when they cannot drive safely, how could you help meet their needs? Apply the idea of functional age to driving abilities in late adulthood. Would age patterns look different if people were interviewed about their own real-life responses to problems rather than hypothetical situations? In tests with.
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Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following statements is true? a. When people raise their voices, we can assume that a heated argument has begun b. In comparison to European Americans, people from Hispanic cultures generally tend to place less emphasis on developing relationships before focusing on the task to be done. c. In.
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Multiple Choice 1. When parties in a conflict clash because of their different points of view, the word “parties” can refer to a. individuals b. groups c. organizations d. all of the above 2. Which of the following perspectives about workplace issues represents the dominant cultural perspective in the U.S.? a. keep work and family separate b..
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True-False 1. Relationship-building behaviors are those behaviors oriented toward accomplishing certain objectives. 2. According to research, countries with generally individualistic cultures include Vietnam and Pakistan. 3. According to Hofstede’s research, all countries are either highly collectivistic or highly individualistic. 4. Trust refers to the feeling within a group that team members can.
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True-False 1. Cultural identity refers to the people and ways of life with which we identify. 2. Collectivistic cultures are found in countries such as the United States and Australia. 3. In collectivistic cultures, the emphasis is on the “we” rather than the “me.” 4. Ethnic identity refers to an awareness of.
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Multiple Choice 1. The text defines power as the a. ability to dominate others socially b. ability to dominate others economically c. ability to dominate others politically d. ability to bring about change 2. Power distance refers to a. the degree of social domination in a society b. the degree of political and economic domination in a.
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True-False 1. Conflict management is the ability to deal with conflict effectively and constructively. 2. Nemawashi is an informal way getting feedback by confronting people directly once the conflict occurs. 3. Large power distance cultures seek to minimize differences in power as much as possible. 4. According to the text, ritual.
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Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following statements about demographic and cultural change in the U.S. is true? a. Religious diversity is decreasing. b. The growth of the senior market (60 and older) will not keep pace with the rest of the adult market. c. The labor force participation rate for women has decreased.
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Multiple Choice 1. Components of our identity include our a. universal identity b. cultural identity c. personal identity d. all of the above e. only b and c 2. In some ways, we realize that we are all alike. As an example, we all categorize people, share life experiences, and learn cultural values and.
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True-False 1. Regardless of one’s cultural background, it is important to be open and honest about the reasons behind a misunderstanding. 2. More than 75% of our communication is verbal. 3. Use of physical space, stance, and facial expressions are examples of nonverbal communication. 4. Wait time varies considerably from one.
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Multiple Choice 1. Culture includes a. languages b. beliefs c. clothes d. all of the above e. only a and b 2. Native Americans and Muslims share distinctive ways of life within the larger, mainstream culture in the U.S. Consequently, they are known as a. cultural entities b. cultural components c. subcultures d. micro-cultures 3. Maria is a health.
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Multiple Choice 1. As CEO of General Electric, Jack Welch issued a challenge to his company. The challenge was to make G.E. boundaryless, meaning free of a. the chain of command that assigns authority from top to bottom b. organizational culture c. the walls that people build between themselves and others d. the borders.
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