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International Organizational Behavior

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Quiz 10 :

Rewarding and Compensating International Employees

Quiz 10 :

Rewarding and Compensating International Employees

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Which of the following statements accurately reflects how vacation time varies across different countries?
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B

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Countries with a strong individualism culture, (e.g., the United States, the UK, and Canada) are likely to have compensation systems with which of the following characteristics?
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D

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An effective compensation plan for expatriates will likely include all of the following except:
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C

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Which of the following statements accurately reflect a key issue related to housing costs for expatriates?
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Which of the following contribute significantly to the high cost of expatriates for a multinational firm?
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Why do multinationals spend so much time on performance evaluation?
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Some multinationals still pay a premium or incentive to the expatriate for taking the foreign assignment (often ranging between 10%-30% of base pay) and they may also receive hardship pay if posted to locations where living conditions are more difficult than in the home country because of which of the following?
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The compensation systems used by multinationals are typically designed and implemented with several key goals in mind, including which of the following?
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There are numerous complications for multinationals that would not be important for a firm that is not multinational when it comes to developing and implementing a compensation system. Which of the following factors must be considered by multinationals?
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The goods and services differential provides the basis for paying expatriates a cost-of-living allowance. What factor does not need to be considered when calculating the differential?
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Which of the following statements accurately describes cross-national difference in senior executive compensation?
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Which of the following accurately reflect views of what compensation means and entails in different cultures?
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Which of the following sources of costs associated with expatriation are considered to be direct payment/reimbursements?
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Which of the following sources of costs associated with expatriation are considered to be support for adjustment to global assignment?
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Countries with a low power distance culture, (e.g., the Untied States, the UK, Denmark, and Australia) are likely to have compensation systems with which of the following characteristics?
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Countries with a high uncertainty avoidance culture (e.g., Japan, Korea, and Portugal) are likely to have compensation systems with which of the following characteristics?
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There are big differences in compensation amounts and types across borders. Which of the following examples represent the importance of these differences?
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The balance sheet method starts the process of smoothing out cost-of-living and tax differences across countries by dividing expenses into what four basic categories?
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"Perks" are typically nonmonetary forms of compensation that are given to executives in recognition of their status or performance. Foreign companies often provide a variety of perks to help offset the bite taken by taxes, including which of the following?
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A variety of options are available for how multinationals can go about constructing compensation plans for expatriates. Which of the following popular methods is not correctly defined?
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