Management & Human Resources in International Business Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The four basic skills a manager needs to have include the ability to _____

Question 2 2. Which of the following would NOT be an economic consideration when an HR manager is negotiating compensation for an employee working internationally?

Question 3 3. Gene is a citizen of Canada and works for his Canadian company's subsidiary in the United States. What type of employee is Gene?

Question 4 4. An employee of a United States company that is located in Virginia is sent to work on an assignment for two years in France. This employee is known as a/an _____.

Question 5 5. Technology present in a market is called the _____ environment.

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Question 6 6. A manager from country A has arrived to work for a firm based in country B. He is used to a laid-back atmosphere in his country, where it's usual for people to be late by more than 30 minutes. The workers in country B are used to everything running on time. On his second day at the firm, the manager did not start a meeting scheduled for 10:30 until 11:15. How will the employees likely react if he persists with such an approach?

Question 7 7. Juan is a citizen of Mexico who is working in the United States for a Canadian-based company. What type of employee is Juan?

Question 8 8. How does working in a foreign environment impact a manager's position?

Question 9 9. What is the difference between employee relations and labor relations from the standpoint of human resources?

Question 10 10. Claire is from France and is working for a Swiss company in Paris. What type of an employee is Claire?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is TRUE about culture and communication issues?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a challenge to employee and labor relations when dealing with a global workforce?

Question 13 13. Nathan is English working in the United States for a Japanese company. What type of employee is he?

Question 14 14. How does controlling in an international environment differ from controlling in a national environment?

Question 15 15. What is the difference between outsourcing and offshoring?

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Question 16 16. What type of staffing strategy hires host-country nationals for positions in the company from mail room clerks all the way up to the executive suites?

Question 17 17. Abby's company is headquartered in the United States where she is a citizen. Abby works for the company in Russia. What type of employee is Abby?

Question 18 18. Why is the political environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is one of the three broad categories of issues that managers must consider when dealing with international business strategies?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a managerial function?

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Question 21 21. Don is in charge of setting up a vehicle assembly plant in Bulgaria. He will need to work with local labor unions, suppliers in China, and finance people in New York. To succeed, Don needs to develop _____

Question 22 22. Jill is being placed in charge of the XYZ Corp. sales offices in the Bahamas. In order to succeed, Jill will need to develop _____

Question 23 23. Identify which of the following is an example of a host-country national:

Question 24 24. Why is the economic environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?

Question 25 25. Why must an international manager consider the sociocultural issues present in each foreign country?

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Question 26 26. Which of these people will have the greatest need to deal with and resolve uncertainty?

Question 27 27. Why do people support ethnocentric staffing as the most viable option?

Question 28 28. Your company is in the planning phase of starting a large project. It is trying to determine how a recent change in government fiscal policy might potentially impact the success of the project, how many employees would be needed, and how much it would cost to finish it. The hiring process for the people that are going to conduct the project has started. Which of these scenarios is NOT part of the planning phase?

Question 29 29. Why must an international manager pay close attention to the legal environment of a foreign country?

Question 30 30. A successful global manager _____

Management & Human Resources in International Business Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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