Pratice Questions for Midsemester and Final Examinations StOC 2672, Spring 2011

Pratice Questions for Midsemester and Final Examinations StOC 2672, Spring 2011

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Page 1 of 14 StOC 2672, PRACTICE QUESTIONS FOR YOUR MIDSEMESTER AND FINAL EXAMINATIONS, SPRING SEMESTER 2011 Instructions 1. Please do not limit your preparation for your examinations to the items below. Again, do not. Use them only as practice questions. Better yet, tease out from your readings two or three additional questions from each question below . (NOTE: There will be at least 25 questions on each examination.) 2. Select the best answer for each multiple-choice item and the correct answer for each T-F item. (Answers on last page.) 1. We learned from Tung and Miller that U.S. managers of the late 20th century were consistently ethnocentric in their approach to the practice of management, including their approach to management succession and the development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures designed to support corporate management succession. However, in light of the fact that the authors did their research in the late 20th century, your instructor asserted boldly that those results were indeed no longer applicable to today’s managers. T or F? 2. The ______ training model stresses attaining affective goals. (a) multidimensional (b) cultural awareness (c) technological (d) area-training (e) intellectual 3. Schmidt et al. (the authors of your textbook) aver that companies that belong to a community of discourse will thrive. T or F? 4. _______ coined the term “global village” to characterize our shrinking world that results from emerging communication technologies and from the rapid expansion of worldwide transportation. (a) Levi Strauss (b) President Hugo Chavez (c) Fred Moran and Arthur Riesenberger (d) Marshall McLuhan (e) Milton Friedman
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Page 2 of 14 5. We learned on Day 2 of class that ___________ is not a meaningful variable in our working definition of globalization. (a) process (b) discreteness (c) interconnectedness (d) interdependence (e) cooperation (f) none of the above—that is, all are key variables in such a working definition. 6. During a recent class discussion, your instructor insisted that some people tend to be prejudiced, perhaps because of their cultural backgrounds, whereas some others tend to be palpably prejudice-free. T or F? 7. Fey and Denison summarized the results of a study that compared Russian and U.S. managers on four dimensions of national culture. _____ was not one such dimension. (a) Individualism (b) Power distance (c) Uncertainty avoidance (d) Long-term orientation (e) Masculinity 8. In class, one of your peers used the word “perfect” to describe _____ , one of “four I’s” of transformational leadership. (a) individualized consideration (b) intellectual stimulation (c) inspirational motivation (d) idealized influence (e) none of the above 9. Based on comparisons between Russian and U.S. managers, we conclude, based on the Fey and Denison study, that Russians are just as individualistic as people in the United States. T or F? 10.
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Pratice Questions for Midsemester and Final Examinations StOC 2672, Spring 2011

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