Human Resource Management: Human Resource Management - Chapter 5 Flashcards


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1. (CH5) What is meant by MNC? a. Multi National Co-operation b. Multi National Corporation c. Multi National Committee d. Multi National Career

b

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2. (CH5) What is meant by TNC? a. Trans National Corporation b. Trans National Career c. Trans National Co-operation d. Trans National Committee e. Trans National Consortium

a

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3. (CH5) Which of the following describes an ‘ethnocentric’ approach to staffing? a. Locals fill managerial positions in national subsidiaries b. Filling all key positions with parent country nationals c. Dividing operations into several geographical regions and freely transferring staff between each region d. Parent country nationals fill managerial positions at headquarters

b

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4. (CH5) The use of third-country nationals (TCNs) provides a number of advantages. Which of the following is NOT one of these advantages? a. They take the organisation away from criticism as ethnocentric b. They are usually considerably cheaper c. They often have a cultural awareness which can be beneficial d. They have an adequate knowledge of home office goals and procedures

d

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5. (CH5) In international human resource management, communication in polycentric organisations is: a. Totally connected in a network of subsidiaries and of subsidiaries with headquarters b. Little among subsidiaries and little between the subsidiaries and headquarters c. From headquarters to local subsidiaries d. Little between the subsidiaries and headquarters, medium to high among subsidiaries in regions

b

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6. (CH5) In international human resource management, communication in regio-centric organisations is: a. Totally connected in a network of subsidiaries and of subsidiaries with headquarters b. Little among subsidiaries and little between the subsidiaries and headquarters c. From headquarters to local subsidiaries d. Little between the subsidiaries and headquarters, medium to high among subsidiaries in regions

d

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7. (CH5) Which of the following factors is NOT related directly to the success of expatriate assignments? a. The personality of expatriate employees b. The intentions of expatriate employees c. The incapability of the spouse to adjust to the new situation d. The nature of products produced by the company

d

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8. (CH5) Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a geocentric approach to staffing for international businesses? a. It uses human resources efficiently b. It helps build a strong culture c. It is inexpensive to implement d. It helps build a strong informal management network

c

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9. (CH5) In international human resource management, communication in ethnocentric organisations is: a. Totally connected in a network of subsidiaries and of subsidiaries with headquarters b. Little among subsidiaries and little between the subsidiaries and headquarters c. From headquarters to local subsidiaries d. Little between the subsidiaries and headquarters, medium to high among subsidiaries in regions

c

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10. (CH5) Which of the following perspectives views the exchanges of resources between an organisation and its constituencies as the main feature of the relationship? a. Institutionalist perspective b. Resource dependency perspective c. Resource-based perspective d. Transaction cost perspective e. Behavioural perspective f. Strategic choice perspective

b