Ibus Chapter 3.docx - Jeffrey Skilling is a new executive for a New-York based firm that is checking out joint ventures in Asia He will travel to Japan

Ibus Chapter 3.docx - Jeffrey Skilling is a new executive...

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Jeffrey Skilling is a new executive for a New-York based firm that is checking out joint ventures in Asia. He will travel to Japan with a small group this spring. He has never travelled internationally before. He has been spending reading Japanese jokes so that he will be able to break the ice in meetings wih his Japanese colleagues. This should help Jeffrey considerably in Japan False Inside of each of the world’s biggest cultures we find smaller pockets known as “subcultures”. These are smaller versions of the larger major cultures. Although they have smaller number of members, the nature of these subcultures is a mirror image of the core values, beliefs and ideologies of the much larger national cultures. False The process through which______is known as reverse brain drain. former communist nations lure professionals back to their homeland When a culture is very tolerant of uncertainty, its members are generally less open to new ideas and change Flase For successful international managers to be culturally adaptable, the first and most important step is to effectively alter their behavior to suit cultural expectations. False When a nation is isolated by topological barriers, its national culture changes more slowly Cultures isolated by topographical barriers are characterized by slower cultural change.
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