Global Human Resource Management (GHRM) | November 2017 | Dibrugarh University Question Papers | B.Com 5th Sem (Speciality)

2017 (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)         Geocentrism has a global orientation.

b)         Expatriates are home country nationals.

c)          Management need not have to understand different cultures of places where they are doing business.

d)         Absence of competition makes companies more cost and quality conscious and innovative.

e)         The basis for Human Resource Planning is the supply of employees.

f)          Cultural differences cause a great challenge to Global HRM.

g)         It is not possible to analyze all the jobs.

h)         TQM is built around employees, their needs, aspirations and expectations.

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

a)         Functions of Global HRM.

b)         Global Recruitment Policies.

c)          International Selection Criterion.

d)         Retention Issue.

e)         Need for Global HR Planning.

3. Explain the meaning of Global HRM. Describe its objectives in the light to recent globalization of business.     4+10=14


Define ethnocentrism and polycentrism approaches to international staffing. Find out the main point of differences between these two approaches of global business.                                         7+7=14

4. What is job analysis? Differentiate between job analysis and job design. Discuss how job analysis is beneficial for a firm doing global business.                                    3+4+7=14


What does Global Human Resource Planning mean? Describe the essential steps needed in the process of Human Resource Planning.                                         4+10=14

5. Discuss about the growing needs and importance in a dynamic global environment.                    7+7=14


Give a detailed account of the effects of changes in technology on Global HRM. What should an MNC do to adapt itself with the changing technology?                                  7+7=14

6. Describe the important cultural dimensions that help in the global expansion of business.        14


What is meant by cross-culture? Explain the different cross-culture training techniques needed to develop the expatriate managers.                                           4+10=14

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