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What has been the primary problem facing foreign-based U.S. firms that offer employee hotlines for reporting ethics

What has been the primary problem facing foreign-based U.S. firms that offer employee hotlines for reporting ethics violations?

A) Technological malfunctions

B) Communication failures

C) Privacy concerns

D) Bribery charges

 

52) Which of the following is LEAST relevant to successful career planning for expatriates?

A) The spouses of expatriates receive adequate career support during the assignment.

B) Expatriates receive support from the home office through a mentoring program.

C) The power distance is greater in the home country than in the foreign country.

D) International assignments act as a step toward advancement within the firm.

53) Which of the following is most important when planning compensation for expatriates?

A) Providing a disposable income equal to that of repatriated managers

B) Offering stock options for the successful completion of the assignment

C) Basing salary and overtime rates on local pay and living standards

D) Granting cost-of-living adjustments to allow for price differences

 

54) One of the most expensive cities in the world for expatriates to live in is currently:

A) New York.

B) London.

C) Seoul.

D) Paris.

 

55) The standard "add-on" incentive for accepting an international assignment is ________ of base salary.

A) 15%

B) 25%

C) 35%

D) 45%

 

56) Current international compensation packages are best described as:

A) simple because both locals and expatriates are paid in local currency based on local wage rates.

B) complicated due to corporate cost-cutting and varying cost-of-living adjustments.

C) standardized and based on a two-tier system of local and expatriate wage rates.

D) inadequate due to the lack of information on global pay and benefits.

57) Which of the following has improved the ability of firms to develop compensation plans for expatriates?

A) Involvement of U.S. and foreign governments

B) Internet access to international pay surveys

C) Improved value of U.S. currency

D) Decline of the global economy

 

58) Geert Hofstede identified five measures or dimensions of culture. One of those dimensions, the extent to which individuals expect a hierarchical structure that emphasizes status differences between subordinates and superiors, is called:

A) power distance.

B) individualism.

C) uncertainty avoidance.

D) masculinity/femininity.

 

59) According to Hofstede's dimensions of culture, the degree to which society values personal goals, autonomy, privacy over group loyalty, and involvement in collective activities is called:

A) power distance.

B) individualism.

C) long-term/short-term orientation.

D) uncertainty avoidance.

 

60) The degree to which a society views assertiveness as important to success and encourages rigidly stereotyped gender roles, is Hofstede's cultural dimension of:

A) power distance.

B) individualism.

C) uncertainty avoidance.

D) masculinity/femininity.

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