Gphr Practice Test Quiz

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 1000

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Gphr Practice Test Quiz

This is a quiz to practice GPHR Certification of HRCI for DC's Students only,


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these reason is not cited for increase in globalization of companies?
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Cheap labor

    • C. 

      Regulations

    • D. 

      Competition

  • 2. 
    Globalization of companies in 1960 was due to
    • A. 

      Search for new markets

    • B. 

      Lack of machineries

    • C. 

      Lack of funding sources

    • D. 

      Lack of transportation

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the book that Thomas Freedman authored in 1999
    • A. 

      World's best HR practice

    • B. 

      The Lexus and the Olive Tree

    • C. 

      The Toyota and the Teak Tree

    • D. 

      Emerging Asia

  • 4. 
    What does Thomas Freedman's Book The Lexus and the Olive Tree Symbolize,
    • A. 

      Modernization and Tradition

    • B. 

      Competition and revaluation

    • C. 

      Globalization and industrialization

    • D. 

      Construction and Destruction

  • 5. 
    Which one of these is an emerging market
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Switzerland

    • D. 

      Kenya

  • 6. 
    What is a MNC ( Multi National Company)?
    • A. 

      A Corporation has out sourced its business to a company in a different country

    • B. 

      Company has subsidiaries in foreign countries that the Head office does not own

    • C. 

      A Corporation has facilities that are owned and operated in multiple forgin location

    • D. 

      Company has multiple facilities in a single country

  • 7. 
    According to Bartlett and Ghoshal (1992) which one of these is not a part of evolution of a international enterprise?
    • A. 

      Demotic

    • B. 

      International and Multinational

    • C. 

      Global and Transnational

    • D. 

      Continental

  • 8. 
    According to Bartlet and Ghoshal's stages of globalization when does a company reach international stage in globalization.
    • A. 

      The products are made domestically but has international sales. Employees are primarily head office based, may have an office in a foreign country

    • B. 

      Company builds a manufacturing facility in a forgin country

    • C. 

      Company has multiple facilities world wide and employees are hired across the world

    • D. 

      Company has multiple facilities around the world and is able balance between standardization and localization and can easily embrace local culture. Employees move freely around the world.

  • 9. 
    According to Bartlet and Ghoshal's stages of globalization when does a company reach domestic stage in globalization.
    • A. 

      The products are made domestically and sold domestically. There could be international trade but it would be done by an agent. Staffing is purely national and internal.

    • B. 

      Company builds a manufacturing facility in a forgin country

    • C. 

      Company has multiple facilities world wide and employees are hired across the world

    • D. 

      Company has multiple facilities around the world and is able balance between standardization and localization and can easily embrace local culture. Employees move freely around the world.

  • 10. 
    According to Bartlet and Ghoshal's stages of globalization when does a company reach Global stage in globalization.
    • A. 

      The products are made domestically and sold domestically. There could be international trade but it would be done by an agent. Staffing is purely national and internal.

    • B. 

      Company builds a manufacturing facility in a forgin country

    • C. 

      Company has multiple facilities world wide and employees are hired across the world

    • D. 

      Company has multiple facilities around the world and is able balance between standardization and localization and can easily embrace local culture. Employees move freely around the world.

  • 11. 
    According to Bartlet and Ghoshal's stages of globalization when does a company reach transnational stage in globalization.
    • A. 

      The products are made domestically and sold domestically. There could be international trade but it would be done by an agent. Staffing is purely national and internal.

    • B. 

      Company builds a manufacturing facility in a forgin country

    • C. 

      Company has multiple facilities world wide and employees are hired across the world

    • D. 

      Company has multiple facilities around the world and is able balance between standardization and localization and can easily embrace local culture. Employees move freely around the world.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Decentralizing the operation and having no control over the facility and the facility work by itself from its parent company or head office.

    • B. 

      Alignment of decision. The parent company's policy are aligned with the local company

    • C. 

      Tight control of the operation of the local facility by the headquarters

    • D. 

      Shared responsibility of the headquarters with the local management but the head quarters policy are applied all the time.

  • 13. 
    Employee who is employed by the headquarters but works in a non-headquartered country and is a citizen of a third country
    • A. 

      Expat / Expatriate

    • B. 

      Inpat / Inpatriate

    • C. 

      Third Country National

    • D. 

      Global Employee

  • 14. 
    Employee who is employed by the headquarters but works in a non-headquartered country.
    • A. 

      Expat / Expatriate

    • B. 

      Inpat / Inpatriate

    • C. 

      Third Country National

    • D. 

      Global Employee

  • 15. 
    Employee who is employed by the headquarters but works in a non-headquartered country and is a citizen of that country where he works
    • A. 

      Expat / Expatriate

    • B. 

      Inpat / Inpatriate

    • C. 

      Third Country National

    • D. 

      Local / national employee / host country Nationals

  • 16. 
    Employee who are brought into the headquarters to work a citizen of a non-headquartered national.
    • A. 

      Expat / Expatriate

    • B. 

      Inpat / Inpatriate

    • C. 

      Third Country National

    • D. 

      Local / national employee / host country Nationals

  • 17. 
    Process of sending  headquarter employees abroad on a international assignment
    • A. 

      Expatriation

    • B. 

      Inpatriation

    • C. 

      Excommunication

    • D. 

      Relocation

  • 18. 
    Process of bringing a  non-headquarter employees to work in the headquarter
    • A. 

      Expatriation

    • B. 

      Inpatriation

    • C. 

      Excommunication

    • D. 

      Relocation

  • 19. 
    Process of bringing a head quartered employee back to head quarter from an international assignment
    • A. 

      Expatriation

    • B. 

      Inpatriation

    • C. 

      Repatriation

    • D. 

      Relocation

  • 20. 
    According to Pearl Mutter (1969) the staffing culture where in the head quarter has tight control
    • A. 

      Ethonocentric staffing

    • B. 

      Polycentric staffing

    • C. 

      Regiocentric staffing

    • D. 

      Geocentric staffing

  • 21. 
    According to Pearl Mutter (1969) the staffing culture where in the local facility manages and the head quarter has no control. Local business are treated as separate entity
    • A. 

      Ethonocentric staffing

    • B. 

      Polycentric staffing

    • C. 

      Regiocentric staffing

    • D. 

      Geocentric staffing

  • 22. 
    According to Pearl Mutter (1969) the staffing culture where in the staffing management is conducted at a region level. Staffing is freely transferable within the region.
    • A. 

      Ethonocentric staffing

    • B. 

      Polycentric staffing

    • C. 

      Regiocentric staffing

    • D. 

      Geocentric staffing

  • 23. 
    According to Pearl Mutter (1969) the staffing culture where in the staffing management is conducted at a global level. Staffing is freely transferable anywhere in the world.
    • A. 

      Ethonocentric staffing

    • B. 

      Polycentric staffing

    • C. 

      Regiocentric staffing

    • D. 

      Geocentric staffing

  • 24. 
    What is the staffing culture if an  engineer who is specialized in optical cable laying is transferred to a new location with in Asia.
    • A. 

      Ethonocentric staffing

    • B. 

      Polycentric staffing

    • C. 

      Regionocentric staffing

    • D. 

      Geocentric staffing