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Managing International Information Systems True-False Questions 1. Dräger Safety uses a software program called PointOut to provide a desktop data interface with the same look and functionality at each company. Answer: True Difficulty: Hard Reference: p. 571 2. The growth of international trade has radically altered domestic economies around the globe. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 572 3. Before you develop a corporate strategy and structure for globalization you need to choose the right technology. Answer: False Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 574 4. Global business drivers can be divided into two groups: general cultural factors and specific business factors. Answer: True Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 574 5. Information, communication, and transportation technologies had contributed to creating a global village. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 574 6. The cost of telecommunication technology has resulted in dramatically increasing the cost of moving goods and services to and from geographically dispersed locations. Answer: False Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 574 7. The collapse of the Eastern block has speeded the growth of a world culture. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 574 8. Because Latin America, China, southern Asia, and eastern Europe have weak education, science, and industrial skills, they are referred to as Third World countries. Answer: False Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 574 9. The growth of powerful communications technologies and the emergence of world cultures create the condition for global markets. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 575
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10. Micromarketing is limited to marketing to very small geographic and social units within the domestic market. Answer: False Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 575 11. Firms operating in global markets are able to coordinate business activity according to comparative advantage. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 575 12. Global markets, production, and administration create the conditions for powerful, sustained global economies of scale. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 575 13. A powerful strategic advantage for a globalized firm is lowered cost factors in production. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 575 14. Particularism is a concept based on accepting the concept of a shared global culture and the penetration of domestic markets by foreign goods and services. Answer: False Difficulty: Hard Reference: p. 575 15. At the cultural level, differences among cultures produce differences in social expectations, politics, and legal rules. Answer: True Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 575 16. When operating in the global markets, most companies need not be concerned with the laws governing the movement of information. Answer:
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