International Business Opportunities and Challenges Study Set 1

Business

Quiz 12 :

Winning Through Effective, Global Talent Management

Quiz 12 :

Winning Through Effective, Global Talent Management

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Strategic metrics are the easiest to measure and include counting the number of new people hired, fired, transferred, and promoted.
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The new principles of management require a focus on outcomes and results, not just numbers and compliance.
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Developing an effective international workforce is much more difficult for a competitor to emulate than buying technology or securing capital.
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Typical ratios associated with strategic metrics include the training cost factor and training cost percentage.
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Diversity in a group in terms of expertise, gender, age, and background, leads to the problem of groupthink.
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Tests that are given to candidates as a part of the evaluation process must be related to the job.
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The "make" decision is useful when it is too difficult to predict exactly which skills will be needed in the future.
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Paying a wage is a standard practice, and therefore the competitive advantage can come only by paying a higher amount.
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Companies that measure intangibles such as employee performance, innovation, and change perform better than companies that don't use such metrics.
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Rewards need to be linked to performance so that employees are naturally inclined to pursue outcomes that will earn rewards and further the organization's success at the same time.
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Employees want projects that engage their heads as well as their hearts.
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Most preemployment assessment tests measure sexual orientation, health-related issues, and age.
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Cultural diversity eases the process of sharing information, technology, and innovations between the home office and foreign outposts.
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A company should invest equally in training for all jobs rather than disproportionately investing more in developing people in the key strategic jobs on which the company's success is most dependent.
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SHRM as a function is restricted to the managers and executives of the human resources department.
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Organizational efforts to enable, develop, and motivate human capital improve accounting profits as well as shareholder value.
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Firms that effectively manage their international HR typically outperform competitors in terms of identifying new international business opportunities and adapting to changing conditions worldwide.
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Studies show that most firms select expatriate managers on the basis of a global mind-set rather than on the basis of technical expertise.
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Nonmonetary pay refers to benefits that don't involve tangible value.
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A "right" worker is one who not only understands the job but whose goals and aspirations match those of the company.
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