BHR  409 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT  Click to view 

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
FOURTH YEAR SECOND SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE CODE: BHR 409
COURSE TITLE: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
DATE:16TH APRIL 2014 TIME: 2.00PM – 5.00PM
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
SECTION A is compulsory
Answer any three questions in SECTION B

This paper consists of 2 printed pages. Please turn over.
Question one
a) Using relevant examples differentiate between international organizations and transnational organizations 4marks
b) Briefly discuss an ethnocentric run corporation 5 marks
c) How do cross-border cultures affect international appointments? 6marks
d) Give and discuss the reasons why companies go global 10 marks
Question two
a) Modern organizations have developed new ways of training expatriates. Discuss the current trends in training them. 6 marks
b) Using relevant examples of a company of your choice briefly explain the following terms: 9 marks.
i) Home country nationals
ii) Third country nationals
iii) Host country nationals.
Question three
a) Briefly discusses the traits of successful expatriates. 6marks
b) How does family pressure impact on the success or failure of an international manger? 9marks
Question four
You have been appointed as a human resource manager of Equity Bank Kenya limited. The Managing Director has asked you to make arrangements for the appointment of its new Dubai office manager. Discuss the factors that you would consider in such an appointment. 15 marks
Question five
a) Culture as one of the inter-country differences affects the tasks of human resource managers. Using relevant examples discuss how it affects international HRM 10 marks
b) The idea of international compensation offers challenges to many multinational corporations. What are the main challenges and how do these corporations overcome them? 5marks

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