Chap016 - Chapter 16 - International Dimensions of Human...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 16 - International Dimensions of Human Resource Management Chapter 16 International Dimensions of Human Resource Management True / False Questions 1. There is a growing fear on the part of many people that globalization benefits big companies instead of average citizens. True False 2. A foreign-service employee is an expatriate who has transferred to an additional country while working abroad. True False 3. One of the first lessons global corporations learn is that it is far cheaper to hire competent host-country nationals than to send their own executives overseas. True False 4. When an overseas assignment does not work out, it still costs a company, on average, five times the employee's base salary. True False 5. Rather than accepting differences as legitimate, managers with a cosmopolitan perspective view and measure alien cultures in terms of their own. True False 6. Knowledge of food and eating habits often provides insights into customs and cultures. True False 7. In the United States, the most important issues are generally discussed first when making a business deal. True False 16-1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Chapter 16 - International Dimensions of Human Resource Management 8. In cultures where a religious view of work still prevails, work is viewed as a necessary evil and is expressed in a moral commitment to the job or quality of effort. True False 9. Practices that are not consistent with the dominant values of a culture are less likely to have positive effects on employees' performance and behavior. True False 10. Power distance reflects the extent to which people emphasize personal or group goals. True False 11. Managers who bear responsibility for international operations need to understand the cultural differences inherent in the management systems of countries in which their firms do business. True False 12. A variety of legal issues confront companies in each country, and the human and financial consequences of a mistake in the international arena are much more severe. True False 13. Evidence indicates that U.S.-based multinationals actually do not perform better when they have CEOs with international assignment experience. True False 14. Organizational structure directly affects all HR functions from recruitment through retirement because to be effective, HR management must be integrated into the overall strategy of the organization. True False 16-2
Background image of page 2
Chapter 16 - International Dimensions of Human Resource Management 15. General mental ability may be defined broadly as the ability to adapt to foreign cultures. True False 16. General mental ability is just as robust a predictor of job performance and training in Europe as it is in the United States. True False
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course BA 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Summer '06 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Page1 / 44

Chap016 - Chapter 16 - International Dimensions of Human...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online