Human Resource Management Study Set 15

Business

Quiz 15 :
Managing Human Resources Globally

Quiz 15 :
Managing Human Resources Globally

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The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)is an agreement among Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
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True
Explanation: The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)is an agreement among Canada, the United States, and Mexico that has created a free market even larger than the European Economic Community. The United States and Canada already had a free trade agreement since 1989, but NAFTA brought Mexico into the consortium.

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The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)is an international framework of rules for reducing trade barriers across countries around the world.
Free
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True
Explanation: The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)is an international framework of rules and principles for reducing trade barriers across countries around the world. It currently consists of more than 100 member-nations.

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The World Trade Organization (WTO)initiated the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)to resolve disputes among its members.
Free
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False
Explanation: The GATT established the World Trade Organization (WTO)to resolve disputes among its members countries spread across the globe. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)is an agreement on free trade among Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

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People are expected to look after the interests of the larger community in individualist cultures.
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Cultures with large power distance seek to eliminate inequalities in power and wealth as much as possible.
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Uncertainty avoidance describes how a culture deals with hierarchical power relationships.
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Cultures with weak uncertainty avoidance tend to be rather easygoing and flexible regarding different views.
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Masculine cultures value relationships over money.
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Achieving something visible and showing off are considered masculine values.
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According to Geert Hofstede's research, countries with individualist cultures were wealthier.
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How decisions are handled within the hierarchy of an organization has implications on the selection and training of managers in different countries.
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Individualistic cultures such as those found in the United States often exhibit minimal differences between the highest- and lowest-paid individuals in an organization.
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Human capital refers to the productive capabilities of individuals.
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Countries with high human capital are attractive sites for direct foreign investment that creates high-skill jobs.
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Capitalist systems attempt to reward individuals for their efforts by allowing them to keep more of their earnings.
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Companies that do business in other countries have to present compensation packages to expatriate managers that are competitive in gross, rather than take-home, pay.
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A host country is a country in which an organization's headquarters is located.
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Domestic companies do not face problems with cultural diversity.
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Inpatriates are managers transferred from an organization's corporate headquarters to work in an organization's subsidiaries.
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Transnational scope refers to the fact that HRM decisions must be made from a global perspective rather than a national perspective.
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