Chap001 - Chapter 01 - Human Resources in a Globally...

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Chapter 01 - Human Resources in a Globally Competitive Business Environment Chapter 01 Human Resources in a Globally Competitive Business Environment True / False Questions 1. The focus for the 21 st century organization is far more likely to look like a web: a flat, intricately woven form that links partners, employees, external contractors, suppliers, and customers in various collaborations. True False 2. The advantage of bringing breakthrough products to market first will be shorter than ever because globalization will let competitors match or exceed them almost instantly. True False 3. The new global corporation might be based in the United States but do its software programming in Sri Lanka, its engineering in Germany, and its manufacturing in China. True False 4. Managing change is an ongoing process whose objective is to enhance the ability of an organization to anticipate and respond to developments that are only in its external environment. True False 5. Changes in any single part of the HRM system have a reverberating effect on all other parts of the system. True False 6. The functional areas of HRM (staffing, retention, etc.) are the sole responsibility of the HR department. True False 1-1
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Chapter 01 - Human Resources in a Globally Competitive Business Environment 7. In a large business, HR provides the technical expertise in each area, while line managers use people-related business activities in order to manage people effectively. True False 8. HR systems have important, practical impacts on the survival and financial performance of firms, and on the productivity and quality of work life of the people in them. True False 9. In theory, less-developed countries stand to lose from globalization because their role is limited to jobs making low-cost products for rich countries. True False 10. There is a growing fear among many people that globalization benefits big companies instead of average citizens - of America or any other country. True False 11. Capital reserves become a nation's most important competitive asset as every advanced economy becomes global. True False 12. Human resources information system (HRIS) is the central use of technology in HRM. True False 13. As technology integrates with traditionally labor-intensive HR activities, HR professionals are seeing little improvement in response time and efficiency of the report information available. True False 1-2
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Chapter 01 - Human Resources in a Globally Competitive Business Environment 14. Big advertisers are increasingly moving away from pay per click online advertising, as they are prone to manipulation. True False 15. In the 21 st century, employers are enjoying an abundance of skilled help. True False
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