SYG 4119 Module 3 Pretest Theory, Deviance, and Society Answers (Rasmussen College)
According to conflict theorists, why does the digital divide exist?
a. The digital divide exists primarily because of differences in infrastructure networks in the U.S. South versus the U.S. Midwest
b. The digital divide exists because those who have access are those who will help further society
c. The digital divide exists because of power differentials that mean the internet is not equally available to everyone
d. The digital divide exists because some individuals are inherently more capable of using the internet than others
Which of the following is not a criteria for deviance, as developed by Tobia?
a. Deviance is infused with emotional qualities
b. Deviant behavior occurs only in individuals with mental disturbances
c. Deviant behavior is as likely committed by lower level workers as by upper management
d. Deviant behavior is usually sporadic in nature
Which of the following would a conflict theorist argue about why some individuals are labeled deviant?
a. Some individuals are deviant because of mental disorders
b. Some individuals are labeled deviant because of the specific acts they engage in
c. Some individuals are labeled deviant because they are trying to maintain social cohesion
d. Some individuals are labelled deviant because those in power have the resources to define these labels
At Raze.com, all of the six elements of deviance, as defined by Topia's study, were present
Businesses with high levels of deviance from employees are likely to be successful.
According to Andria Hoplight Topia deviance is not often contrary to an organization's established values.
Which of the following acts of deviance were committed by Raze.com employees? Select all that apply.
Select one or more:
a. Employes claimed they were assaulted by management
b. Employees increased their off-site breaks
c. Employees gave sensitive corporate information to competitors
d. Employees intentionally produced error filed codes
Less than half of the world's population is online
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What was the initial reason that managers made major changes to Raze.com?
a. Employees had begun acting deviantly, and managers decided to address this
b. The company experienced an exodus of qualified individuals
c. The company was bought by a foreign corporation with must stricter policies
d. The industry experienced a downturn and changes were needed to survive
Why did employees at Raze.com begin to commit deviant acts? Select all that apply.
Select one or more:
a. After a downturn in the industry, Raze.com laid off half of its employees
b. Raze.com implemented mandatory, non compensated overtime for many employees
c. The company closed down the kitchen to save money, meaning food was no longer available for employees
d. Raze.com reduced employees vacation time by half