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International Management, 7e (Deresky) Chapter 1: Assessing the Environment Political, Economic, Legal, Technological 1) Which of the following is characterized by networks of international linkages that bind countries, institutions, and people in an interdependent global economy? D) globalization 2) All of the following factors contribute to globalization EXCEPT ________. C) higher number of trade restrictions 3) Which of the following is the most highly globalized in regards to economic integration, technological connectivity, personal contact, and political engagement? A) Singapore 4) Most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are ________. C) contributing to their national economies through exporting 5) Gayle Warwick Fine Linen owes its success as a global business primarily to the firm's ________. B) labor outsourcing in Vietnam 6) Which of the following are the three dominant currencies in the world today? C) Euro, Japanese yen, U.S. dollar 7) Most of today's world trade takes place in which three trade blocs? C) European Union, Asia, and the Americas 8) The European Union currently consists of how many nations? B) 27 9) Which of the following is NOT one of the Four Tigers? D) Thailand 10) Which of the following best explains China's success in exporting? A) low costs and steady stream of capital 11) Which of the following is NOT a true statement about India? A) India's biggest contributor to growth is its excellent infrastructure. 12) India's economic boom is most likely a result of all of the following EXCEPT ________. D) government leadership 13) In 2008, India joined a free-trade agreement known as ________. B) ASEAN 14) Which of the following is a true statement about China? D) Both foreign corporations and the Bamboo Network invest in China. 1 Copyright 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 15) Emerson is a global manufacturing company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. The company employs almost 130,000 workers at its 250 manufacturing facilities located in five different continents. Emerson manufactures a wide range of products including air conditioning compressors, garbage disposers, and automotive parts. Emerson's Asian operations employ over 50,000 people at manufacturing facilities in Asia. Emerson needs to build a new manufacturing facility to produce automotive parts for cars manufactured in Detroit. Emerson executives are considering whether to build the new facility in China or in the U.S. Which of the following, if true, supports the argument to build a new Emerson facility in China? A) The Chinese courts recently ruled in favor of an MNC in an intellectual property rights lawsuit. 16) Emerson is a global manufacturing company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. The company employs almost 130,000 workers at its 250 manufacturing facilities located in five different continents. Emerson manufactures a wide range of products including air conditioning compressors, garbage disposers, and automotive parts. Emerson's Asian operations employ over compressors, garbage disposers, and automotive parts.... View Full Document

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