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Setting up subsidiaries abroad when the work is done in-house only at the foreign location.....

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QUESTION 1;Setting up subsidiaries abroad when the work is done in-house only at the foreign location is also called;Captive sourcing;Inshoring;Offshoring;Outsourcing;1 points;QUESTION 2;A global business perspective that deals with internal strengths and weaknesses is also called;Global-business external view;Resource-based view;Institution-based view;Global-business internal view;1 points;QUESTION 3;The point at which an industry-specific activity becomes common across industries and the need to keep it proprietary no longer exists is also called;Commoditization;Specification;Break even point;Pinnacle;1 points;QUESTION 4;An examination as to whether a firm has the resources and capabilities to perform a particular activity in a manner superior to competitors is;Resources and capabilities test;Performance test;Asset appraisal;Benchmarking;1 points;QUESTION 5;When US firms offshore to India, how much do they save on each dollar invested?;58%;10%;80%;45%;1 points;QUESTION 6;The difficulty of identifying the causal determinants of successful firm performance is also called;Causal identification;Ambiguity;Performance indicator;Causal ambiguity;1 points;QUESTION 7;Turning over an organizational activity to an outside supplier that will perform it on behalf of the local firm is also called;Captive sourcing;Inshoring;Offshoring;Outsourcing;1 points;QUESTION 8;Which of the following is the implication for action based on the information in this chapter?;Managers need to build firm strengths based on the VRIO framework;Relentless imitation or benchmarking, while important, is not likely to be a successful strategy;Managers need to build up resources and capabilities for future competition;All of these answers;1 points;QUESTION 9;Which of the following is NOT a tangible asset?;Financial resources and capabilities;Physical resources and capabilities;Human resources and capabilities;Technological resources and capabilities;1 points;QUESTION 10;The view in global business which deals with external opportunity threats is also called;Global-business external view;Resource-based view;Institution-based view;Global-business internal view;1 points;QUESTION 11;The resource-based view focuses on;Value and rarity;Imitability;Organization and value;Value, rarity, imitability, and organization;1 points;QUESTION 12;Non-HR managers must be;Curious;Competent;Proactive in managing international careers;Caring and courageous;1 points;QUESTION 13;Expatriate failure" can be defined as;premature (earlier than expected) return;unmet business objectives;unfulfilled career development objectives;All of these answers;1 points;QUESTION 14;Which of the following is NOT a balance sheet approach disadvantage?;Costly;Great disparities between expatriates and HCNs;Variation between assignments in different locations for the same employees;Organizationally complex to administer;1 points;QUESTION 15;Problems associated with repatriation include;Career anxiety and work adjustment;Loss of status and pay;Difficult for the spouse and children to adjust;All of these answers;1 points;QUESTION 16;Which of the following is NOT an advantage of parent-country nationals?;PNCs gain international experience.;PCNs may be the best people for the job because of special skills and experience.;Language and cultural barriers are eliminated.;Control and coordination by HQ are facilitated.;1 points;QUESTION 17;Which of the following is NOT a going rate approach advantage?;Simplicity;Identification with host country;Equality among PCNs, TCNs, and HCNs in the same location;Facilitates expatriate re-entry;1 points;QUESTION 18;Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of host-country nationals?;Control and coordination by HQ may be impeded.;Adaptation may take a long time.;HCNs may have limited opportunities.;International experience for PCNs is limited.;1 points;QUESTION 19;Human resource management is indeed;Strategic;One-dimensional;Simplistic;Cost prohibitive;1 points;QUESTION 20;MNE strategies are;home replication;localization and global standardization;transnational;home replication, localization, global standardization, and transnational

 

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