FGCU Management Discussion


  1. Describe the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. How is it different from other Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws?
  2. Vanessa’s boss constantly uses sexually explicit language while communicating with his female subordinates. Though many female employees are bothered with this behavior, no one has ever complained for fear of negative repercussions. However, Vanessa files a complaint against him with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Will this be considered as discriminatory behavior? Why or why not? Explain the prohibitions under Title VII for related behavior.
  3. Discuss the use of quotas in affirmative action.
  4. Consider the following scenarios. Describe how and why each scenario is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Justify your answer with appropriate reasons Scenario #1: Dorrine has a hearing impairment which limits her job performance. She is an elementary school teacher and has recently struggled with hearing the children in her class. Is Dorrine protected by the ADA or would the school be justified in taking action to prevent her from interacting with the students Scenario #2: Ray was in a horrific car accident as a child but has fully recovered from his injuries and is considered a very healthy individual. During the accident, he was burned and still has several facial scars that have disfigured his face. Many employees at his company stare as he walks by and get distracted by his appearance. Is Ray protected by the ADA?
  5. How do organizations ensure they are valuing diversity?
  6. What is the purpose of industrial engineering?
  7. How is right job design associated with effective teamwork?
  8. Provide an example of how an employer can design jobs that empower workers to manage their time.
  9. How does an early retirement program work, and who might want to take advantage of it? What is a phased-retirement program and what are its benefits?
  10. Define forecasting. Describe one method each for forecasting labor demand and supply.
  11. Compare and contrast concurrent and predictive validity, and identify at least two potential advantages of predictive validation.
  12. Describe the two broad categories of employment tests
  13. What are the different stages of the instructional design process?
  14. Describe at least five effective ways of implementing a training program.
  15. Briefly describe group mentoring programs and their advantages.
  16. Describe a leaderless group discussion.
  17. What are the different kinds of formal educational programs that organizations may use to support employee development?

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