midterm

Tax equalization policies concerning expatriates are designed to:

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· Question 2

4 out of 4 points

In Porter’s value-chain model:

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· Question 3

4 out of 4 points

What activity in international human resource would not be required in a domestic environment?

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· Question 4

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is not a function of internal resource management?

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· Question 5

4 out of 4 points

International HRM is reflected in:

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· Question 6

4 out of 4 points

A multidomestic industry is:

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· Question 7

4 out of 4 points

Which department of an organization is the major user of language translation services?

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· Question 8

4 out of 4 points

Which three dimensions are presented in Morgan’s model of IHRM?

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· Question 9

4 out of 4 points

HRM in the multinational context contains an overlap between elements of:

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· Question 10

4 out of 4 points

Senior managers with little international experience:

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· Question 11

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is not a category of an employee in an international firm?

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· Question 12

4 out of 4 points

Series of linked domestic industries in which rivals compete against each other on a worldwide basis is:

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· Question 13

4 out of 4 points

Due to growing interdependence and a high flow of migration:

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· Question 14

4 out of 4 points

According to the results of the Hofstede study:

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· Question 15

4 out of 4 points

Cultures develop over time:

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· Question 16

4 out of 4 points

According to Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner, members of specified cultures:

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· Question 17

4 out of 4 points

One criticism of the GLOBE study is:

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· Question 18

4 out of 4 points

A major criticism of cross-cultural management studies is:

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· Question 19

4 out of 4 points

Individualism vs. collectivism refers to:

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· Question 20

4 out of 4 points

The GLOBE study:

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· Question 21

4 out of 4 points

Hall and Hall, Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner all:

Answer

· Question 22

4 out of 4 points

Hall and Hall’s research emphasizes four cultural dimensions:

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· Question 23

4 out of 4 points

According to researchers like Barry Gerhart:

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· Question 24

4 out of 4 points

One study by Child, reviewing research on the development of cultures concluded:

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· Question 25

0 out of 4 points

According to Hofstede, some Asian cultures such as Singapore and Hong Kong:

Answer

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

midterm 2

The subsidiary as an integrated player:

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· Question 2

0 out of 4 points

Network multinational structures:

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· Question 3

4 out of 4 points

An important forum for the development of personal networks is:

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· Question 4

4 out of 4 points

The European path approach to a global matrix tends to emphases:

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· Question 5

4 out of 4 points

Matrix structures:

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· Question 6

4 out of 4 points

The management of a multi-centered networked organization is:

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· Question 7

0 out of 4 points

Korean conglomerates have a strong preference for:

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· Question 8

4 out of 4 points

The second stage of a new international company typically involves which department:

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· Question 9

0 out of 4 points

Which category of employee is typically used in key sales subsidiary position in a new developing international company:

Answer

· Question 10

4 out of 4 points

The “think global, act local” paradox:

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· Question 11

4 out of 4 points

A major contributing factor of an unmanageable matrix structure is:

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· Question 12

4 out of 4 points

“Born globals” are:

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· Question 13

4 out of 4 points

The complex network of interrelated activities in a MNE can be described in the following structure:

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· Question 14

4 out of 4 points

Cross-border alliances are:

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Selected Answer:

Correct Answer:

· Question 15

4 out of 4 points

Learning in small to medium (SME) international firms is characterized by:

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· Question 16

4 out of 4 points

IJV positions called “functional gatekeepers”:

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· Question 17

4 out of 4 points

The HR manager’s role as an innovator in a IJV means:

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· Question 18

4 out of 4 points

Shortage of working capital to finance exports is a top barrier to access international markets in:

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· Question 19

4 out of 4 points

A characteristic of a non-equity cross border alliance is:

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· Question 20

0 out of 4 points

M&A conceptual tool which converts resources into valuable goods and services is:

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· Question 21

4 out of 4 points

What is defined as a factor which shapes employees priorities and decisions made?

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· Question 22

4 out of 4 points

One of the largest merges in history was between:

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· Question 23

4 out of 4 points

Performance-related pay is more popular in which country?

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· Question 24

0 out of 4 points

Equity modes of foreign operations can be best described as:

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· Question 25

4 out of 4 points

The best way to address intercultural conflicts is to:

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Question

· 1

Hofstede’s approach to cross cultural management research:

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· Question 2

5 out of 5 points

Hall and Hall, Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner all:

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· Question 3

0 out of 5 points

Generational changes in world societies:

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· Question 4

5 out of 5 points

Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner’s cultural dimensions is
Ascription vs. :

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· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

One criticism of the GLOBE study is:

Answer

· Question 6

5 out of 5 points

Cross-cultural management research is based on the
assumption that:

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· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

The GLOBE research tries to study the complex relationships
between:

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· Question 8

5 out of 5 points

According to Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner, societies that
attempt to control nature to a very high degree are described as having:

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· Question 9

5 out of 5 points

Results from the GLOBE study were used to distinguish
______”cultural regions.”

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· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

The GLOBE study:

Answer

· Question 11

5 out of 5 points

According to Hofstede, some Asian cultures such as Singapore
and Hong Kong:

Answer

· Question 12

5 out of 5 points

According to Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner, members of
specified cultures:

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· Question 13

5 out of 5 points

Hofstede’s study is classified or based on:

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· Question 14

5 out of 5 points

According to the results of the Hofstede study:

Answer

· Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Hall and Hall’s research emphasizes four cultural
dimensions:

Answer

Wednesday, February 12quiz 3

Questio

·

The subsidiary as an integrated player:

Answer

· Question 2

5 out of 5 points

Clan control is defined as:

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· Question 3

0 out of 5 points

Which stage of international operations tend to create a
separate international division in a company:

Answer

· Question 4

5 out of 5 points

The European path approach to a global matrix tends to
emphases:

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· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

The host-country effect:

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· Question 6

5 out of 5 points

Matrix structures:

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· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

Many companies in the developmental stage of
internationalization will maintain control by:

Answer

· Question 8

5 out of 5 points

A major contributing factor of an unmanageable matrix
structure is:

Answer

· Question 9

5 out of 5 points

The management of a multi-centered networked organization
is:

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· Question 10

0 out of 5 points

Transition companies are characterized by:

Answer

· Question 11

0 out of 5 points

The “think global, act local” paradox:

Answer

· Question 12

5 out of 5 points

Social Capital emphasizes the need for:

Answer

· Question 13

0 out of 5 points

An important forum for the development of personal networks
is:

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· Question 14

5 out of 5 points

One advantage of a matrix structure is:

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· Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Transnational strategies of globalization are characterized
by:

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An emerging constraint on the available pool of candidates
which is hindering the recruitment and selection process of potential employees
for international assignment is:

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· Question 2

5 out of 5 points

“Bumble Bee” is a description of an expatriate role as:

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· Question 3

5 out of 5 points

A major barrier to the selection of female expatriates was
found to be:

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· Question 4

5 out of 5 points

“Independents” are defined in the text as:

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· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

Which language is the common corporate language in the
world?

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· Question 6

5 out of 5 points

An example of an employee working on a contractual
assignment of a non-standard is a/an:

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· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

The most common reason for an international assignment is:

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· Question 8

0 out of 5 points

Third country nationals:

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· Question 9

5 out of 5 points

Traditional expatriate assignments are referred to as a/an:

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· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

A sound business reason for pursing an ethnocentric staffing
policy is:

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· Question 11

0 out of 5 points

Ethnocentric organizations are best characterized by:

Answer

· Question 12

5 out of 5 points

The European Union Social Charter allows for

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· Question 13

5 out of 5 points

Boundary spanning refers to activities that:

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· Question 14

0 out of 5 points

A family friendly policy to encourage placement of an
expatriate which is logical but not always acceptable to multinationals is:

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· Question 15

0 out of 5 points

A group of multinationals have established an organization
called “Permits Foundation” which:

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What tool assists an organization in collecting accurate
performance data and allows for cross-employee comparisons?

Answer

· Question 2

5 out of 5 points

What can be described as the strongest stressors in
expatriate “overseas” work environment?

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· Question 3

0 out of 5 points

Which country tends to have administrators with a high level
of legal expertise?

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· Question 4

0 out of 5 points

In which country do managers find it difficult to directly
point out a work-related problem or error by a subordinate?

Answer

· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

One problem with an annual performance appraisal is:

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· Question 6

5 out of 5 points

The term “whole verses part” refers to:

Answer

· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

Performance management:

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· Question 8

5 out of 5 points

What are the five major constraints in terms of
multinational strategy and goal setting?

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· Question 9

5 out of 5 points

An operative:

Answer

· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

Web-based platforms of human resource information system
that include performance management modules:

Answer

· Question 11

5 out of 5 points

The transfer of the individual and accompanying family
member into a foreign environment outside of their normal cultural comfort
zones is the definition of:

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· Question 12

5 out of 5 points

If the PCN is perceived to identify too closely with the
host subsidiary concerns:

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· Question 13

5 out of 5 points

An appraisal system which builds upon the strengths while
minimizing their disadvantages uses all of the following criteria:

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· Question 14

5 out of 5 points

The employee who oversees and directs the entire foreign
operations is:

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· Question 15

5 out of 5 points

A major challenge to global performance management is:

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quiz 6

Repatriation:

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· Question 2

5 out of 5 points

Correct

International expertise is an outcome of

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· Question 3

5 out of 5 points

The employee who trains the HCN is usually:

Answer

· Question 4

5 out of 5 points

If the multinational is in the process of a major
restructuring, the aftermath of a merger or acquisition or sale of a division
can result in:

Answer

· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

Disregarding the importance of foreign language skills may
reflect ___________ assumptions.

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· Question 6

5 out of 5 points

A multinational builds it stock of human resources or human
capital by:

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· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

The benefits of international teams include:

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· Question 8

5 out of 5 points

Language skills are important in terms of:

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· Question 9

0 out of 5 points

There is a continuing pressure from developing countries
for:

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· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

The final stage in the expatriation process is:

Answer

· Question 11

5 out of 5 points

Correct

Along with expected financial gains, the primary motive for
accepting an international assignment is

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· Question 12

5 out of 5 points

Sponsor or Mentors:

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· Question 13

5 out of 5 points

One technique useful in orienting any international employee
is a/an:

Answer

· Question 14

0 out of 5 points

Expatriates appearing to have greater job satisfaction
during and after their international assignment had:

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· Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Organizations seem to have a lower rate of repatriate
turnover when:

Answer

Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:54:

quiz 7

The Top Five highest taxation countries are:

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· Question 2

5 out of 5 points

Global pay practices consist of firm level decisions about:

Answer

· Question 3

5 out of 5 points

Correct

Relocation allowances:

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· Question 4

5 out of 5 points

International compensation is characterized by:

Answer

· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

The purpose of home leave allowances is to:

Answer

· Question 6

5 out of 5 points

Many multinationals respond to complexity of tax issues
across countries by:

Answer

· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

MNEs generally pay allowances in order to:

Answer

· Question 8

5 out of 5 points

The base salary for an international transfer is linked to
the salary structure in the host country using:

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· Question 9

5 out of 5 points

Correct

International compensation is:

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Selected Answer:

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More complex than domestic pay due to outsourcing and
balancing centralizations and decentralization of pay forms

Correct Answer:

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More complex than domestic pay due to outsourcing and
balancing centralizations and decentralization of pay forms

· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

Correct

Pay strategy may be defined in terms of a series of
interlocking strategic choices on:

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Selected Answer:

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Basis of pay, units of aggregations, patterns of variation
in pay and job evaluations

Correct Answer:

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Basis of pay, units of aggregations, patterns of variation
in pay and job evaluations

· Question 11

5 out of 5 points

An advantage of the Going Rate Approach is that:

Answer

· Question 12

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is the foundation block for
international compensation whether the employee is a PCN or TCN?

Answer

· Question 13

5 out of 5 points

The most common taxation policy used by multinationals is:

Answer

· Question 14

0 out of 5 points

“Globals” are:

Answer

· Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Correct

National and regional differences in the meaning, practice,
and tradition of pay:

Answer

1

5 out of 5 points

International trade secretariats (ITS):

Answer

· Question 2

5 out of 5 points

International call-centers are an example of:

Answer

· Question 3

5 out of 5 points

Influencing wage levels to the extent that cost structures
become uncompetitive is:

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· Question 4

0 out of 5 points

Generally speaking, corporate headquarters:

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· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

The term “offshoring” is frequently used as a subcategory
of:

Answer

· Question 6

0 out of 5 points

Recent evidence has shown that one of the priorities when
making investment location decisions is:

Answer

· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

In Sweden and Germany the term “collective bargaining”
means:

Answer

· Question 8

5 out of 5 points

A major management challenge for firms with global brands
such as Nike has been:

Answer

· Question 9

5 out of 5 points

Public uproar over working conditions of offshoring
companies resulted in a universal standard called:

Answer

· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

Greater emphasis on formal management controls and close
reporting systems tend to be present in:

An