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Strayer Bus325 quiz 8

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Question 1;International trade secretariats (ITS);Answer;Are the acts of staging an investment strikes by the multinational;Is a loose confederation to provide worldwide links for the national unions in a particular industry or trade;Is a lobbyist for restrictive national legislation in the USA and Europe;Are clearing houses for information on key labor provisions around the world;Question 2;Greater emphasis on formal management controls and close reporting systems tend to be present in;Answer;European firms;USA firms;Asian firms;Australian firms;Question 3;Generally speaking, corporate headquarters;Answer;Is seldom involved in labor agreements made by foreign subsidiaries because these agreements seldom effect international plans nor create precedents for negotiations in other countries;Is seldom involved in labor agreements made by foreign subsidiaries because headquarters staff feel they do not understand local regulatory and institutional contexts;Is often involved in labor agreements made by foreign subsidiaries because headquarters staff do not trust local labor specialist to bargain effectively;Will become involved in labor agreements made by foreign subsidiaries because these agreements may affect international plans and/or create precedents for negotiations in other countries;Question 4;Iron rice bowl refers to;Answer;Additional iron supplement added in a bowl of cereal;Guaranteed continuation of employment;Exclusive offshore activities in China;Stringent compensation differentials;Question 5;McDonald?s company policy is to staff its restaurants with;Answer;90% nationals;Only nationals;Bilingual managers;Union employees;Question 5;McDonald?s company policy is to staff its restaurants with;Answer;90% nationals;Only nationals;Bilingual managers;Union employees;Question 6;Ex-host-country nationals (EHCN) is;Answer;A person who was fired in a MNE and wants to return to their home country;A person who studied abroad and returns to their home country;A manager who is transferred from one country to another and then returns to the home country;An international traveler who is banned from their home country;Question 7;Influencing wage levels to the extent that cost structures become uncompetitive is;Answer;A byproduct of a successful subsidiary;A result of government regulations;A disadvantage of trade unions;A multinational problem;Question 8;Multinationals operating in Western Europe, Japan and Australia have a more serious problem than wage level which is;Answer;Restricted to overtime provisions;Long term labor contracts;The ability to vary employment levels;Unpredictable regulatory environment;Question 9;The term ?offshoring? is frequently used as a subcategory of;Answer;MNE training;Outsourcing;Drilling;Internationalizing;Question 10;A major problem applying the strategy of lobbying for restrictive national legislation is;Answer;The reality of conflicting national economic interest particularly in times of economic downturn;The reality of diffuse and uncoordinated legislative processes;The reality of diverse interests by the many and varied union representatives as they seek to approach legislators;The reality of the complexity of labor legislation and the inability of most individual legislators to understand the key issues involved;Question 11;Poor subsidiary performance tends to;Answer;Be accompanied by decreased corporate level involvement in local industrial relations;Be accompanied by increased corporate level involvement in industrial relations;Encourage the formation of labor unions;Be independent of corporate level involvement in local industrial relations;Question 12;Guanxi is;Answer;A network connection based on dyadic, personal relationships between people;A term used to describe skill shortages in India and China;A flourishing business process outsourcing industry;The world?s largest International call center;Question 13;International call-centers are an example of;Answer;NGO;Social dumping;Offshoring activities;Lobbying;Question 14;Recent evidence has shown that one of the priorities when making investment location decisions is;Answer;Presence of unions;Capital resource availability;Equal opportunity government regulations;The ability to dismiss employees;Question 15;A lack of familiarity by multinational managers of local industrial and political conditions has;Answer;Worsened a conflict with a local firm that could have been resolved;Conflicted with social norms;Encouraged the development of a union;Contributed to the failure of a MNE

 

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