A(n) _____ seeks the best people for key jobs throughout the organization, regardless of nationality.
A) polycentric staffing policy
B) ethnocentric staffing policy
C) geocentric staffing policy
D) uniform staffing policy
Which of the following is a drawback of the polycentric approach to staffing?
A) Firms are likely to suffer from cultural myopia.
B) Host-country nationals are vulnerable to cultural misunderstandings.
C) This approach increases the cost of value creation.
D) Host-country nationals have limited opportunities for advancement beyond senior positions in their subsidiary.
A polycentric approach may be effective for firms pursuing a(n):
A) international strategy.
B) localization strategy.
C) transnational strategy.
D) global standardization strategy.
A firm using a polycentric staffing policy:
A) is less likely to suffer from cultural myopia.
B) seeks the best people for key jobs throughout the organization, regardless of nationality.
C) will most likely follow an ethnocentric strategy.
D) is likely to have improved communication between host-country managers and parent-country managers.