Which of the following is NOT an area in which repatriation strain is evident? change in technical competence The MNE that aims to control the transfer of its unique core competencies overseas usually prefers an ethnocentric staffing policy. True Why is management of international human resources more difficult than management of human resources at the domestic level? the complications that arise from political, cultural, legal, and economic differences between countries Microsoft has a tendency to hire home country nationals for jobs outside the U.S. Microsoft's founder, Bill Gates, most likely supports a(n) ________ approach to staffing. ethnocentric Essentially, the task of HRM is putting the right person into the right job in the right place at the right time for the right salary True A geocentric staffing policy is one in which all key management positions throughout the company's global operations are filled by host-country nationals False Problems often faced in repatriating executives from foreign assignments to the home nation include which of the following? The returning expatriate has less social status and autonomy than when aboard. A key disadvantage of a polycentric staffing policy is that it limits the career mobility of subsidiary executives. True
Advantages of adopting a polycentric approach include which of the following? capitalizing on the availability of qualified local managers A(n) _______ strategy is well matched with a polycentric staffing policy. multidomestic Which of the following is NOT a drawback of ethnocentric framework? can lead to a loss of national identity A(n) _______ strategy is well matched with a geocentric staffing policy. transnational Historically, the most important criterion in selecting individuals for transfer is ______. the technical knowledge of the tasks to be done The company with a(n) _______ interpretative framework accepts the importance of adapting to differences, real, or imaginary, between the home and host country; as such, key management positions are filled by host country nationals. polycentric Staffing policy is concerned with the selection of employees for particular jobs who command the technical skills required by the company's current strategy to create value. True There is a strong yet inconsistent relationship between the strategic performance of an MNE and the decisions it has made in managing its human resources. False Microsoft implements a recruiting policy that seeks the best people for key jobs throughout its organization, regardless of the individual's nationality. This is an example of what type of executive perspective? geocentric Today, most expatriate assignments are for _______. less than one year
The U.S. legal system is based largely on which of the following? Common law All of the following are methods used by companies to manage political risk EXCEPT ________. expropriation Totalitarian political systems include authoritarian regimes such as communism and fascism. True
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