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Pick, and discuss, two components of the global sourcing development model presented in this chapter
Pick, and discuss, two components of the global sourcing development model presented in this chapter
Pick, and discuss, two components of the global sourcing development model presented in this chapter.
Management   bio_man   77   Asked A year ago
The concept that emphasizes that no defects are tolerable and that all employees are responsible
The concept that emphasizes that no defects are tolerable and that all employees are responsible
The concept that emphasizes taht no defects are tolerable and that all employees are responsible for maintaining quality standards is called
Management   Sandip maan   77   Asked A year ago
What is the most logical sequence of steps in a prodution planning and control system?
What is the most logical sequence of steps in a prodution planning and control system?
What is the most logical sequence of steps in a production planning and control system?
Management   Ashu gill   80   Asked A year ago
All organizational practices and decisions that affect either the number or types of individuals ...
All organizational practices and decisions that affect either the number or types of individuals ...
All organizational practices and decisions that affect either the number or types of individuals willing to apply for and accept job offers is ________.
 
  A) negotiating
  B) recruiting
  C) performance management
  D) human resource management

Question 2

The term union density refers to the number of union emplo
Management   sosobon   18   Asked A year ago
The primary goal of ________ is to get the right people interested in working for an organization or ...
The primary goal of ________ is to get the right people interested in working for an organization or ...
The primary goal of ________ is to get the right people interested in working for an organization or in a specific job, then persuade them to apply and ultimately accept the job offer if they are extended.
 
  A) sourcing
  B) recruiting
  C) employer branding
  D) selecting

Question 2

Attracting sufficient numbers
Management   ir_nizam   24   Asked A year ago
Scatter plots show graphically how two different variables are related. (True or false?)
Scatter plots show graphically how two different variables are related. (True or false?)
Scatter plots show graphically how two different variables are related.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 2

A retail store forecasts a greater need for salespeople during Thanksgiving. This is an example of a seasonal forecast.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

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Management   abeytaae   21   Asked A year ago
A piece-rate system is a wage system that pays newly hired workers less than current employees ...
A piece-rate system is a wage system that pays newly hired workers less than current employees ...
A piece-rate system is a wage system that pays newly hired workers less than current employees performing the same or similar jobs.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 2

If 4 out of 5 job offers are typically accepted, a company will have to make 120 offers so as to hire 80 employees.
 
  Indic
Management   Geometro121   28   Asked A year ago
Which of the following would be most useful for a firm needing to quickly reassign employees to an ...
Which of the following would be most useful for a firm needing to quickly reassign employees to an ...
Which of the following would be most useful for a firm needing to quickly reassign employees to an important new project?
 
  A) job analysis
  B) transition analysis
  C) a talent inventory
  D) trend analysis

Question 2

The Taft-Hartley Amendments prohibit strikes during the term of a valid collective bargaining
Management   Fnsame   22   Asked A year ago
A progressive discipline system includes several levels of penalties such as warnings, reprimands, ...
A progressive discipline system includes several levels of penalties such as warnings, reprimands, ...
A progressive discipline system includes several levels of penalties such as warnings, reprimands, suspensions, and finally, termination.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 2

Explain the seven components of strategic staffing. How will compensation affect each component?
 
  What will be an id
Management   yjiang5   34   Asked A year ago
What is optimal turnover? (Multiple Choice)
What is optimal turnover? (Multiple Choice)
What is optimal turnover?
 
  A) It is the lowest turnover that a firm can achieve.
  B) It produces lowest level of long-term productivity.
  C) It produces the highest level of long-term business improvement.
  D) It sees any employee turnover as a loss for the company.

Question 2

Continuous improvement requires
Management   lnb7942   19   Asked A year ago
What are the three sources of competitive advantage available to international businesses? What ...
What are the three sources of competitive advantage available to international businesses? What ...
What are the three sources of competitive advantage available to international businesses?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 2

In a short essay, explain the difference between a high-context culture and a low-context culture. Provide examples of how these terms relate to business relationships at the international leve
Management   yjiang5   21   Asked A year ago
Which of the following refers to a specialized logistics service provider that arranges ...
Which of the following refers to a specialized logistics service provider that arranges ...
Which of the following refers to a specialized logistics service provider that arranges international shipping for exporting firms?
 
  A) freight forwarder
  B) cargo facilitator
  C) distributor
  D) organizational buyer

Question 2

Many international corporations turn to transportation specialists to handle distr
Management   scollins44   16   Asked A year ago
Developing economies often enter into build-own-transfer agreements with ________.
Developing economies often enter into build-own-transfer agreements with ________.
Developing economies often enter into build-own-transfer agreements with ________.
 
  A) joint venture entities
  B) turnkey contractors
  C) MNEs
  D) SMEs

Question 2

Which of the following has enabled SMEs to market their products at the same level as large multinational enterprises?
 
  A) logistics
Management   Mansi   17   Asked A year ago
What methods are used by both small and large firms to forecast the supply of inside candidates? ...
What methods are used by both small and large firms to forecast the supply of inside candidates? ...
What methods are used by both small and large firms to forecast the supply of inside candidates?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 2

The OECD Convention against bribery is an example of an agreement that targets the demand side of bribery.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

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Management   knbst12   15   Asked A year ago
In addition to strategy and structure, what are three other factors that are required to build a ...
In addition to strategy and structure, what are three other factors that are required to build a ...
In addition to strategy and structure, what are three other factors that are required to build a successful global firm? Explain your answer in a short essay.
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 2

How is compensation typically addressed in international licensing and franchising contracts? What basic issues should be add
Management   Roshni411   17   Asked A year ago
What is the basic theory behind the reinforcement model? What will be an ideal ...
What is the basic theory behind the reinforcement model? What will be an ideal ...
What is the basic theory behind the reinforcement model?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 2

Which of the following explains why per-capita GDP converted at market exchange rates inaccurately depicts the potential of an emerging market?
 
  A) The market exchange rate does not take into consideration distrib
Management   destiny_remy   27   Asked A year ago
Which of the following would most likely be used in Jordan's report to describe the nature of the ...
Which of the following would most likely be used in Jordan's report to describe the nature of the ...
Which of the following would most likely be used in Jordan's report to describe the nature of the economy?
 
  A) service-based
  B) mulitparty
  C) government-directed
  D) manufacturing-based

Question 2

Which of the following is not a primary benefit of collaborating with a family conglomerate?
 
  A)
Management   sarahnguyen   12   Asked A year ago
A trade surplus occurs as a result of which of the following?
A trade surplus occurs as a result of which of the following?
A trade surplus occurs as a result of which of the following?
 
  A) a steep national currency depreciation
  B) an imbalance in currency exchange rates
  C) a nation's imports exceed its exports
  D) a nation's exports exceed its imports

Question 2

When a firm allows others to use a business system in exchange for
Management   ogilusin   13   Asked A year ago
When a company erects green buildings to house its new call center in Chennai, it is practicing ...
When a company erects green buildings to house its new call center in Chennai, it is practicing ...
When a company erects green buildings to house its new call center in Chennai, it is practicing ________.
 
  A) sustainability
  B) local responsibility
  C) modern architecture
  D) ecology

Question 2

Which of the following is an example of a market-seeking motive for FDI?
 
  A) A firm wishes to gain
Management   fayez_83   28   Asked A year ago
In a short essay, compare and contrast China and India in terms of FDI. What makes each nation ...
In a short essay, compare and contrast China and India in terms of FDI. What makes each nation ...
In a short essay, compare and contrast China and India in terms of FDI. What makes each nation popular for FDI? What factors contribute to the long-term popularity of FDI in advanced economies, such as Australia and Japan?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 2

In a short essay, discuss the four key differences between pr
Management   nomejodas   15   Asked A year ago
Focal firms that internationalize through exporting will most likely perform which of the following ...
Focal firms that internationalize through exporting will most likely perform which of the following ...
Focal firms that internationalize through exporting will most likely perform which of the following activities in the home market?
 
  A) sales
  B) distribution
  C) marketing
  D) manufacturing

Question 2

Why can a company more easily pursue a global strategy when it owns 100 percent of foreign operations?
 
Management   lilipie   14   Asked A year ago
International managers are encouraged by human resource departments to limit gender diversity in the ...
International managers are encouraged by human resource departments to limit gender diversity in the ...
International managers are encouraged by human resource departments to limit gender diversity in the workforce in order to minimize sexual harassment situations and cross-cultural misunderstandings.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 2

The term politics in organizations refers to activities that _____.
Management   revaljohnson93   20   Asked A year ago
Which of the following is an example of an expatriate?
Which of the following is an example of an expatriate?
Which of the following is an example of an expatriate?
 
  A) an employee assigned to live and work in a foreign country for two years
  B) an employee banned from working in a foreign country for six months
  C) an employee who works in a foreign country and changes citizenship status
  D) an employee who is permanently transferred to a foreign subsidiary
Management   Roshni411   17   Asked A year ago
An MNE posts an Internet classified for a field manager in Austria. One of the perquisites is a tax ...
An MNE posts an Internet classified for a field manager in Austria. One of the perquisites is a tax ...
An MNE posts an Internet classified for a field manager in Austria. One of the perquisites is a tax compensation package for this EU country. This is an example of a(n) ________.
 
  A) tax relief
  B) benefit
  C) incentive
  D) remuneration

Question 2

According to the research cited in this chapter, most people t
Management   leahtrevino   16   Asked A year ago
Which of the following most likely supports hiring Craig Springer?
Which of the following most likely supports hiring Craig Springer?
Which of the following most likely supports hiring Craig Springer?
 
  A) Craig handles stress by exercising and spending time with friends.
  B) Craig recently returned from two years in China.
  C) Craig learned to speak fluently in Spanish and French.
  D) Craig is able to work independently with little direction.

Question 2[/colo
Management   megnogz   32   Asked A year ago
Which of the following would be a benefit for Earth-Rite if the MNE entered into a joint venture ...
Which of the following would be a benefit for Earth-Rite if the MNE entered into a joint venture ...
Which of the following would be a benefit for Earth-Rite if the MNE entered into a joint venture with the Brazilian grocery store chain?
 
  A) low risks because no equity would be committed
  B) simplified international value-chain activity
  C) access to the Brazilian store's extensive assets
  D) ease of navigation through foreign distribution channels[b
Management   Marzard18   20   Asked A year ago
Which of the following is an example of a key player in global sourcing in Latin America?
Which of the following is an example of a key player in global sourcing in Latin America?
Which of the following is an example of a key player in global sourcing in Latin America?
 
  A) Bluem
  B) Luxoft
  C) Xceed
  D) Softek

Question 2

Vietnam as a destination for outsourced production can be attributed to _________.
 
  A) creating more public works projects
  B) abandoning communism
Management   brandon...   19   Asked A year ago
Which of the following most likely supports the argument of Echo managers to outsource some of the ...
Which of the following most likely supports the argument of Echo managers to outsource some of the ...
Which of the following most likely supports the argument of Echo managers to outsource some of the firm's value-chain activities?
 
  A) Echo managers could reduce the wages of U.S.-based employees and sub-contractors.
  B) Echo could save money by offshoring data processing and accounting activities.
  C) Echo managers could implement a new marketing campaign f
Management   AndyWang   38   Asked A year ago
People who use relational power effectively rarely change the style in which they communicate their ...
People who use relational power effectively rarely change the style in which they communicate their ...
People who use relational power effectively rarely change the style in which they communicate their message because they know that all audiences should hear the same thing.
 
  a. True
  b. False

Question 2

Which of the following should be considered in making the decision to export OTC towels to Canada?
 
  A) Wh
Management   tcshepherd13   16   Asked A year ago
Safety needs include: (Multiple Choice)
Safety needs include: (Multiple Choice)
Safety needs include:
 
  A) Job security
 
  B) Titles and awards
 
  C) Workplace relationships
 
  D) Basic wages

Question 2

Esteem needs include:
 
  A) Wages
 
  B) Job security
 
  C) Titles and awards
 
  D) Workplace relationships

[b
Management   Jortega   21   Asked A year ago
Which of the following is not one of the managerial roles proposed by Mintzberg?
Which of the following is not one of the managerial roles proposed by Mintzberg?
Which of the following is not one of the managerial roles proposed by Mintzberg?
 
  a. figurehead
  b. leader
  c. conflict manager
  d. resource allocator

Question 2

Which one of the following is not one of the benefits of delegation?
 
  a. develop followers
  b. increase follower involvement in
Management   jyothi2603   31   Asked A year ago
Which decision of the following procedures gives a leader the most control over the final decision? ...
Which decision of the following procedures gives a leader the most control over the final decision? ...
Which decision of the following procedures gives a leader the most control over the final
  decision?
 
  A) consultation with some individuals in the group
  B) consensus decision by all members of the group
  C) group decision made by a majority vote of members
  D) delegation to the most qualified member of the group

Question
Management   Steven   18   Asked A year ago
Decisions about what to delegate to a subordinate are most likely to be influenced by:
Decisions about what to delegate to a subordinate are most likely to be influenced by:
Decisions about what to delegate to a subordinate are most likely to be influenced by:
 
  A) how much the manager is overloaded with extra work
  B) how competent and trustworthy the subordinate is
  C) how long the subordinate has worked for the manager
  D) how much the subordinate wants the assignment

Question 2
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Management   kzabec   14   Asked A year ago
Oshman manufactures small kitchen appliances, such as blenders, toasters, and mixers. The firm has ...
Oshman manufactures small kitchen appliances, such as blenders, toasters, and mixers. The firm has ...
Oshman manufactures small kitchen appliances, such as blenders, toasters, and mixers. The firm has nearly 80,000 employees in 22 countries.
 
  Employees receive annual performance appraisals from their supervisors that combine critical incidents with a graphic rating scale. However, the firm's CEO advocates shifting from performance appraisals to performance management i
Management   druw   55   Asked A year ago
OD practitioners come from primarily what two areas. Explain. What will be an ideal ...
OD practitioners come from primarily what two areas. Explain. What will be an ideal ...
OD practitioners come from primarily what two areas. Explain.
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 2

Formation of organization results in increased transaction costs.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 3

Work groups can have common operating p
Management   drewsy20   15   Asked A year ago
Assess your own motivational orientation by completing the questions in Exhibit 5 -3. Given that ...
Assess your own motivational orientation by completing the questions in Exhibit 5 -3. Given that ...
Assess your own motivational orientation by completing the questions in Exhibit 5 -3.
 
  Given that a key to
  self-insight is recognizing the external factors that shape your motivational orientation (following Richard
  Shell's list), what tools do you need to help you become more effective at pie -slicing and pie expansion?
 
 What will be an idea
Management   tobedds   22   Asked A year ago
The greater the number of managers the lower the bureaucratic costs. (True or false?)
The greater the number of managers the lower the bureaucratic costs. (True or false?)
The greater the number of managers the lower the bureaucratic costs.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 2

Most organizations have a pyramid-like structure with fewer and fewer managers at each level up in the hierarchy.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

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Management   fayez_83   11   Asked A year ago
Sports in general, whether individual or team, can be a good source of learning self-management, ...
Sports in general, whether individual or team, can be a good source of learning self-management, ...
Sports in general, whether individual or team, can be a good source of learning self-management, self-discipline, and teamwork.
 
  a. true
  b. false

Question 2

Role conflict occurs when a person's tasks or authority are not clearly defined and the person becomes afraid to act on or take responsibility for anything.
 
Management   Sami214   17   Asked A year ago
Standardization makes it easier to increase span of control. (True or false?)
Standardization makes it easier to increase span of control. (True or false?)
Standardization makes it easier to increase span of control.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 2

Weber's first principle indicates that choices affecting the design of an organization's hierarchy should be based on the needs of the task, not on the needs of the person performing the task.
 
 
Management   luckydon4   16   Asked A year ago
A son of a mobster believes that it is ethical to steal if it is in the best interest of his family. ...
A son of a mobster believes that it is ethical to steal if it is in the best interest of his family. ...
A son of a mobster believes that it is ethical to steal if it is in the best interest of his family. This view comes from ________.
 
  A) justice model of ethics
  B) professional ethics
  C) personal ethics
  D) moral rights model of ethics

Question 2

When presenting complex data it is a good idea to:
 
Management   newstudent   15   Asked A year ago
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