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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;QUESTION 1Setting up subsidiaries abroad when the work is done in-house only at the foreign location is also called:Captive sourcingInshoringOffshoringOutsourcing1 pointsQUESTION 2A global business perspective that deals with internal strengths and weaknesses is also called:Global-business external viewResource-based viewInstitution-based viewGlobal-business internal view1 pointsQUESTION 3The point at which an industry-specific activity becomes common across industries and the need to keep it proprietary no longer exists is also called:CommoditizationSpecificationBreak even pointPinnacle1 pointsQUESTION 4An 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 testPerformance testAsset appraisalBenchmarking1 pointsQUESTION 5When US firms offshore to India, how much do they save on each dollar invested?58%10%80%45%1 pointsQUESTION 6The difficulty of identifying the causal determinants of successful firm performance is also called:Causal identificationAmbiguityPerformance indicatorCausal ambiguity1 pointsQUESTION 7Turning over an organizational activity to an outside supplier that will perform it on behalf of the local firm is also called:Captive sourcingInshoringOffshoringOutsourcing1 pointsQUESTION 8Which 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 frameworkRelentless imitation or benchmarking, while important, is not likely to be a successful strategyManagers need to build up resources and capabilities for future competitionAll of these answers1 pointsQUESTION 9Which of the following is NOT a tangible asset?Financial resources and capabilitiesPhysical resources and capabilitiesHuman resources and capabilitiesTechnological resources and capabilities1 pointsQUESTION 10The view in global business which deals with external opportunity threats is also called:Global-business external viewResource-based viewInstitution-based viewGlobal-business internal view1 pointsQUESTION 11The resource-based view focuses on:Value and rarityImitabilityOrganization and valueValue, rarity, imitability, and organization1 pointsQUESTION 12Non-HR managers must be:CuriousCompetentProactive in managing international careersCaring and courageous1 pointsQUESTION 13"Expatriate failure" can be defined aspremature (earlier than expected) returnunmet business objectivesunfulfilled career development objectivesAll of these answers1 pointsQUESTION 14Which of the following is NOT a balance sheet approach disadvantage?CostlyGreat disparities between expatriates and HCNsVariation between assignments in different locations for the same employeesOrganizationally complex to administer1 pointsQUESTION 15Problems associated with repatriation include:Career anxiety and work adjustmentLoss of status and payDifficult for the spouse and children to adjustAll of these answers1 pointsQUESTION 16Which 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 pointsQUESTION 17Which of the following is NOT a going rate approach advantage?SimplicityIdentification with host countryEquality among PCNs, TCNs, and HCNs in the same locationFacilitates expatriate re-entry1 pointsQUESTION 18Which 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 pointsQUESTION 19Human resource management is indeed:StrategicOne-dimensionalSimplisticCost prohibitive1 pointsQUESTION 20MNE strategies are:home replicationlocalization and global standardizationtransnationalhome replication, localization, global standardization, and transnational

 

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