Generational changes in world societies selected

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Generational changes in world societies: Selected Answer: Result in potential employees who have been brought up with computers and who are therefore inflexible as to work routine and multitasking as in Generation Y Correct Answer: Result in potential employees who have been brought up with computers and are fast self- organized learners as in Generation Y Schein’s concept of culture consists of: Selected Answer: Artifacts, values and assumptions Correct Answer: Artifacts, values and assumptions Under Confucianism dynamics, orientations can be either: Selected Answer: Long-term or short-term Correct Answer:
Long-term or short-term Hall and Hall’s research: Selected Answer: Focuses on the relationship between communication and culture Correct Answer: Focuses on the relationship between communication and culture According to Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner, members of specified cultures: Selected Answer: Demand precise, unobjective analysis of circumstances and presentation of results Correct Answer: Demand precise, unobjective analysis of circumstances and presentation of results M&A conceptual tool which converts resources into valuable goods and services is: Selected Answer: Processes Correct Answer: Processes A major reason to engage in a merger or acquisition is to: Selected Answer: Facilitate the rapid entry into a new market Correct Answer: Facilitate the rapid entry into a new market An option for SMEs to improve Human Resource related issues rapidly is to: Selected Answer:
Outsource the HR department Correct Answer: Outsource the HR department IJV positions called “functional gatekeepers”: Selected Answer: Protect their firm’s assets in specific functional areas Correct Answer: Protect their firm’s assets in specific functional areas 0 out of 4 points Employees on oil rigs would usually be classified as which non-standard assignment? Answer Selected Answer: Contractual assignment Correct Answer: Rotational assignment Question 2 4 out of 4 points “Independents” are defined in the text as: Answer Selected Answer: Professional women who are self-selected expatriates Correct Answer: Professional women who are self-selected expatriates Question 3 0 out of 4 points
The culture adjustment process in an international assignment can be characterized by: Answer Selected Answer: An “S” shaped curve Correct Answer: A “U” shaped curve Question 4 4 out of 4 points Boundary spanning refers to activities that: Answer Selected Answer: Gather information that bridge internal and external organizational contexts Correct Answer: Gather information that bridge internal and external organizational contexts Question 5 4 out of 4 points How is “expatriate failure” usually defined? Answer Selected Answer: Returning home before the period of assignment is completed Correct Answer: Returning home before the period of assignment is completed Question 6 4 out of 4 points Polycentric approaches to international staffing: Answer Selected
Answer: Uses HCNs to manage subsidiaries and they are seldom promoted to headquarters Correct Answer:

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