International Business A Managerial Perspective

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Quiz 19 :
International Human Resource Management and Labor Relations

Quiz 19 :
International Human Resource Management and Labor Relations

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________ is the set of activities directed at attracting, developing, and maintaining the effective workforce necessary to achieve a firm's objectives.
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Why do international HR managers most likely need to adjust hiring, firing, and training methods on a country-by-country basis?
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C

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Which of the following most likely constrains the hiring practices and compensation systems of international firms operating in foreign locations?
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A

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What is the first step in the international human resource management process?
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After training and development takes place, what comes next in the international human resource management process?
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Ballston Manufacturing, an MNC, adheres to an ethnocentric staffing approach when filling senior-level positions for its foreign locations. As a result, Ballston most likely devotes significant resources to ________.
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________ workers are production workers.
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________ workers are office staff.
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The initial step in the international human resource management process is identifying training and development needs.
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If a firm is at the export department stage of internationalization, its manager is likely to be a host country national.
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Decentralized firms tend to prefer home country nationals in international assignments.
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Parent country nationals (PCNs) are commonly used to fill lower-level jobs abroad.
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The primary advantage of using a host country national is that the manager already understands the local laws, culture, and economic conditions.
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In a geocentric staffing model, the firm will prefer host country nationals to either parent country nationals or third country nationals.
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European MNCs are more likely to follow an ethnocentric approach to staffing than either Japanese or U.S. firms.
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What is human resource management? What tasks are handled by an international firm's HR department?
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What are the basic elements of the international human resource management process?
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How can a firm improve its staff's expertise as export sales increase early in the internationalization process?
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What are the three groups from which international firms can hire?
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What are the three staffing models common among international firms?
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