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Hofstede’s approach to cross cultural management research:

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· Question 2

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Hall and Hall, Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner all:

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· Question 3

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Generational changes in world societies:

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· Question 4

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

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· Question 5

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One criticism of the GLOBE study is:

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· Question 6

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

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· Question 7

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The GLOBE research tries to study the complex relationships between:

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· Question 8

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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

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

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· Question 10

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The GLOBE study:

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· Question 11

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

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· Question 12

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

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· Question 13

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Hofstede’s study is classified or based on:

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· Question 14

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According to the results of the Hofstede study:

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· Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Hall and Hall’s research emphasizes four cultural dimensions:

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The subsidiary as an integrated player:

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· Question 2

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Clan control is defined as:

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· Question 3

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

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· Question 4

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

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· Question 5

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The host-country effect:

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· Question 6

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Matrix structures:

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· Question 7

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

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· Question 8

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A major contributing factor of an unmanageable matrix structure is:

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· Question 9

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The management of a multi-centered networked organization is:

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· Question 10

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Transition companies are characterized by:

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· Question 11

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The “think global, act local” paradox:

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· Question 12

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Social Capital emphasizes the need for:

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· Question 13

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An important forum for the development of personal networks is:

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· Question 14

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One advantage of a matrix structure is:

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· Question 15

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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

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

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· Question 3

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

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· Question 4

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“Independents” are defined in the text as:

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· Question 5

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Which language is the common corporate language in the world?

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· Question 6

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

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· Question 7

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The most common reason for an international assignment is:

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· Question 8

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Third country nationals:

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· Question 9

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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

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Ethnocentric organizations are best characterized by:

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· Question 12

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The European Union Social Charter allows for

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· Question 13

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Boundary spanning refers to activities that:

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· Question 14

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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

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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?

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· Question 2

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

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· Question 3

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

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· Question 4

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

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· Question 5

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One problem with an annual performance appraisal is:

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· Question 6

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The term “whole verses part” refers to:

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· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

Performance management:

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· Question 8

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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:

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· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

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

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· 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

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

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· Question 13

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

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· Question 14

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

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· Question 15

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A major challenge to global performance management is:

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quiz 6

Repatriation:

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· Question 2

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International expertise is an outcome of

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· Question 3

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The employee who trains the HCN is usually:

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· Question 4

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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:

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· Question 5

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

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· Question 6

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

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· Question 7

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The benefits of international teams include:

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· Question 8

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Language skills are important in terms of:

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· Question 9

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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:

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· Question 11

5 out of 5 points

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

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· Question 12

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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:

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· Question 14

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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:

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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:

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· Question 3

5 out of 5 points

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Relocation allowances:

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· Question 4

5 out of 5 points

International compensation is characterized by:

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· Question 5

5 out of 5 points

The purpose of home leave allowances is to:

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· Question 6

5 out of 5 points

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

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· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

MNEs generally pay allowances in order to:

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· 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

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International compensation is:

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

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

· Question 10

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

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

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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:

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· 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?

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· Question 13

5 out of 5 points

The most common taxation policy used by multinationals is:

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· Question 14

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“Globals” are:

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· Question 15

5 out of 5 points

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

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International trade secretariats (ITS):

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· Question 2

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International call-centers are an example of:

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· Question 3

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

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· Question 4

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Generally speaking, corporate headquarters:

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· Question 5

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

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· Question 6

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

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· Question 7

5 out of 5 points

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

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· Question 8

5 out of 5 points

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

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· Question 9

5 out of 5 points

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

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· Question 10

5 out of 5 points

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

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· Question 11

5 out of 5 points

Poor subsidiary performance tends to:

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· Question 12

5 out of 5 points

A multinational firm usually delegates the management of industrial relations to:

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· Question 13

5 out of 5 points

A major problem in the offshoring countries of India and China is:

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