Chap07(上外教第三ç

Chap07(上外教第三ç

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Chapter 7 Cultural Rules for Establishing Relationships Essay 1. Discuss the role of hospitality in establishing business relationships. Give specific examples of conventional hospitality in several cultures. What cultural priorities are reflected in these conventions? Ans: Page: 223-230 Difficulty: Moderate 2. List some of the ways people in your culture are rewarded for good performance. Compare and contrast this to other cultures. What are the implications for international business? Ans: Page: 220-223 Difficulty: Hard 3. Discuss several aspects of how people demonstrate power distance. What are symbols of authority in various cultures? Ans: Page: 211-215 Difficulty: Hard 4. The Japanese want to keep harmony whereas Americans are more eager to assert their rights. What are the cultural reasons for these two approaches, and how do they affect intercultural business communication? Ans: Page: 213-217, 220 Difficulty: Hard 5. Discuss the impact of philosophical orientations on ethics and business practices Ans: Page: 230-235 Difficulty: Hard True/False 6. In Asian societies medical doctors rank highest in prestige whereas teachers rank lowest. Ans: False Page: 208 Difficulty: Hard 7. In Thailand employers look for assertiveness in job applicants. Ans: False Page: 209 Difficulty: Hard 8. People from New Zealand prefer a less pushy approach in the job search than people from the United States. Ans: True Page: 209 Difficulty: Hard 9. Since appropriate dress varies from culture to culture, dress has no impact on perceptions of respect and authority. Ans: False Page: 210-211 Difficulty: Moderate 10. If you follow the adage, “When in Rome, do as the Romans,” you need to adopt local dress. Ans: True
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2010 for the course ENGLISH LE 1 taught by Professor Jiang during the Spring '10 term at Alderson-Broaddus College.

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Chap07(上外教第三ç

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