Global Human Resource Management (GHRM) | November 2019 | Dibrugarh University Question Papers | B.Com 5th Sem (Speciality)

 2019 (November)
COMMERCE (Speciality)
Course: 503 (Global Human Resource Management)
 (New Course)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 24
Time: 3 hours

The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Write True or False:                                    1x8=8

a)         Expatriates are the people sent from the country in which the organization is headquartered.

b)         On-the-job training is not essential in global HRM.

c)          Multinational corporations make every effort to balance between age and experience.

d)         An effective talent retention strategy does not take into account both risk management and employee reward.

e)         Benchmarking is the first requirement to effective TQM.

f)          Technological advancement changes the relative cost position in an industry and renders existing products obsolete.

g)         There is no guarantee that the experts will win over the hearts of local employees and offer positive contributions.

h)         Succession planning is generally needed for key positions at lower levels.

2. Write short notes on any four of the following:                                             4x4=16

a)         Host country HRM.

b)         Differences between job design and job analysis.

c)          Effect of technology on GHRM.

d)         Cross-culture management.

e)         Succession policy.

3. Define global HRM. Discuss in detail the various objectives which a present-day global business enterprise must fulfill. 4+10=14


What are Ethnocentric and Polycentric Human Resource Management? Make a comparative study between these two orientations of HRM.                                      4+10=14

4. Interpret the term ‘global human resource planning’. Describe the important considerations needed for the success of global HRP.                                         4+10=14


Explain the concept of ‘job analysis’. Discuss the main uses of job analysis in the global context.            4+10=14

5. What do you mean by workforce diversity? Explain the main issues of diversity. How do the HR managers should manage diversity?                                            2+8+4=14


Describe how the HR managers of the multinational companies face the various challenges that come from the dynamic global environment.                       14

6. Elucidate the meaning of cross-culture management. In what ways the study of cross-culture management important in global HRM?                                       4+10=14


Discuss the cultural variables which a global business enterprise must carefully consider for its success.              14

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