Utilizing Briscoe and Halls framework of defining competencies, which of the following is
disadvantage of utilizing a strategies-based approach to defining competencies?
Which of the following situations describes a plan to provide an employee with job enlargement?
Which of the following is an advantage of utilizing internal recruitment methods?
Which of the following is NOT a reason why corporations in the 21st century have decided to
accelerate the rate of their global expansion?
Which of the following best describes the reason why continual environmental scanning is important
for an organization?
Which of the following is NOT a cultural impact on the performance appraisal process?
A company has selected a young Operations manager to start a factory operation in Malaysia over a
three-year period. The assignment may extend another couple of years depending on the required
transition. Which of the following programs is likely the MOST valuable to this international assignee
while on assignment?
Which of the following elements of a competency model allows for clear feedback to employees
regarding their career growth?
An organization is in the growth stage of the organizational life cycle. It has five locations, one in the
U.S. (headquarters), two in Asia, one in South America, and one in Europe. The company has decided
to utilize a geographic organizational structure. Although the foreign locations are relatively new,
they are fully operational each running fairly independently. However, once a year the executive
team from headquarters visits each office to meet with the managers at each site to discuss the
coming fiscal years strategic goals and objectives. According to Hannons framework, which of the
following human resource strategies BEST aligns with this type of organizational structure?
Lets assume you are a HR Manager at a high tech start-up company in its late stages with 3 rounds of
funding. The firms cash balance is $13 million, with a burn rate off $1 million/per month. It
anticipates a break-even within 1 1/2 years, and there are no plans for acquisition or IPO within the
next year. The company is an opto-electronics company, which is a highly specialized niche within the
telecommunications industry. You are building out a team for Operations, which will be made up of
experienced individuals from top competitor. What is the most appropriate compensation
philosophy for this organization?