Final Exam

  • Question 1

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What are some of the issues companies should consider to increase the likelihood of successful repatriation?
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  • Question 2

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Describe golden parachute and platinum parachute practices. How are they similar to each other? How are these different from each other?
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  • Question 3

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Discuss the three key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that apply to setting executive compensation.
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  • Question 4

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Explain the reasons why employers hire temporary workers.
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  • Question 5

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Explain the reasons why employers hire temporary workers.
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  • Question 6

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How does globalization affect HR departments?
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  • Question 7

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How can empowering employees help strengthen the pay-for-performance link?
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Identify the countries that are part of NAFTA and NAFTA’s main provisions.
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  • Question 9

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Discuss the employment context in the European Union.
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  • Question 10

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Discuss two possible unintended consequences of raising the salary threshold to qualify for overtime pay.
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  • Question 11

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How many months in a year must seasonal employees work to qualify for protection under the FLSA overtime and minimum wage provisions?
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  • Question 12

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ARAMARK, a company which provides cafeteria service workers to a client company, is an example of the use of which type of employees?
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  • Question 13

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Which stakeholder group most strongly opposes the engagement of contingent workers?
  • Question 14

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A worker, who is considered part-time, works less than how many hours per week?
  • Question 15

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Which of the following is the term used when a company offers stock to its employees?
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  • Question 16

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On which group of employees do U.S. companies rely as a pay referent when developing international compensation packages?
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  • Question 17

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Who is most likely to be involved in a job sharing arrangement?
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  • Question 18

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Successful business endeavors rely on whom?
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  • Question 19

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In theory, the CEO hires the consultant to perform an objective analysis of the company’s executive pay package and to make whatever recommendations the consultant feels are appropriate; however, in practice, which tends to be the case?
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  • Question 20

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These rights provide employees with an opportunity to purchase stock shares at a designated price or whenever the stock price increases, usually, within a specified period of time.
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  • Question 21

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An international assignment is considered long-term when it lasts at least how long?
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  • Question 22

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Which of the following describe categories of international employees?
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  • Question 23

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If a company wanted to hire contingent workers as a way to screen for possible full-time employment, which type of worker would the company likely employ?
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  • Question 24

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After working a regular 40-hour workweek in the office, Mary takes her company laptop home and generally spends an hour or two responding to work e-mails. This is an example of which of the following?
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  • Question 25

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In the end, Yolanda beat Tristen and Michel in a series of competitions among top-level managers to become CEO of National LemGlass. Which compensation theory did the company probably use?
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  • Question 26

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Which of the following is the difference between the stock price at the time of purchase and the lower stock price at the time an executive receives the stock option?
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  • Question 27

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Which type of plans provide an executive with ownership stakes in the company through a variety of mechanisms, including stock option plans and stock purchase plans?
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  • Question 28

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Since U.S. citizen David became an employee of American Eyeful Pictures, Inc., headquartered in Los Angeles, he has worked in Japan, China, and Thailand. The company has probably based his base pay using which method?
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  • Question 29

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Safe harbor rules limit the number of leased employees up to which percentage of a company’s total workforce?
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  • Question 30

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Which government agency provides the criteria for defining executive status?
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  • Question 31

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Which of the following represent formal criteria for defining executive status?
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  • Question 32

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Temporary employment agencies are responsible for complying with all employment legislation, except?
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  • Question 33

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Repatriation refers to which of the following?
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  • Question 34

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Which of the following factors has contributed to the expansion of global markets?
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  • Question 35

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Which of the following would be considered a hardship location (due to dangerous conditions)?
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  • Question 36

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What is coinsurance?
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  • Question 37

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Although Congress has yet to raise the federal minimum wage (as of June 2015),
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  • Question 38

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In this team, members learn scheduling, coordinating, training, leadership. Which of the following describes this type of work team?
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  • Question 39

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This type of sales incentive compensation plan offers the sales person a salary and further compensation for achievement of specific, exceptional sales goals
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  • Question 40

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Which factors account for considerable variation in pay within occupations?
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  • Question 41

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Which of the following countries has the highest per capita GDP?
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  • Question 42

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How often is the Consumer Price Index calculated for the United States?
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  • Question 43

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Tuition reimbursement and day care assistance fall under which of the following categories?
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  • Question 44

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Which of the following examples is NOT considered a compensable work activity?
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  • Question 45

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These represent a series of payments for the life of the participant and beneficiary.
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  • Question 46

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Many people are concerned that raising the minimum wage rate will do which of the following?
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  • Question 47

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What does Quartile 3 represent?
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  • Question 48

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In Germany, an employee can request up to how many year(s) of child-rearing leave?
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  • Question 49

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The Chinese central government is creating pressure throughout the wage structure because
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  • Question 50

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What is gross domestic product (GDP)?
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