1. Which of the following is paid when the expatriate is being sent to a difficult location, usually defined as one where such basic amenities as health care, schools, and retails stores are grossly deficient by the standards of the expatriate’s home country? A) Housing allowance B) Cost-of-living allowance C) Education allowance D) Hardship allowance E) Out-of-pocket allowance 2. John, a U.S. citizen, is a product manager who moved to Argentine to work at the South American office of Ridmore Corporation, an American company. Based on this information, John is a(n) A) Expatriate manager B) Third-country manager C) inpatriate manager D) Polycentric manager E) Virtual manager 3. Which of the following is the staffing policy that requires host-country nationals to be recruited to manage subsidiaries, while parent-country nationals occupy key positions at corporate headquarters? A) Expatriate B) Polycentric C) third-country D) Ethnocentric E) Geocentric 4. Which of the following is an advantage of adopting a plolycentric staffing policy? A) It enables the firm to make the best use of its human resources. B) It increases integration between corporate headquarters and foreign subsidiaries C) It alleviate cultural myopia D) it allows the firm to maintain a unified corporate culture E) It facilitates the multidirectional transfer of core competencies. 5. In terms of the performance appraisal process, ____ can make it difficult to evalute the performance of expatriate managers objectively. A)Unintentional bias B) Self-orientation C) Polycentrism D) Cultural toughness E) empathy

1. Which of the following is paid when the expatriate is being sent to a difficult location, usually defined as one where such basic amenities as health care, schools, and retails stores are grossly deficient by the standards of the expatriate’s home country?

A) Housing allowance B) Cost-of-living allowance C) Education allowance D) Hardship allowance E) Out-of-pocket allowance

2. John, a U.S. citizen, is a product manager who moved to Argentine to work at the South American office of Ridmore Corporation, an

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