Chapter 5-8 Multiple Choice

Chapter 5-8 - Chapter 05 Managing Across Cultures 1 Four distinct predispositions which help determine the specific steps an MNC will follow are A

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Chapter 05 Managing Across Cultures 1. Four distinct predispositions, which help determine the specific steps an MNC will follow, are: A. Ethnocentric, polycentric, regiocentric and geocentric B. Intercentric, polycentric, regiocentric and network centric C. Globalcentric, networkcentric, geocentric and polycentric D. Geocentric, intercentric, extracentric, ethnocentric 2. Which of the following correctly matches a firm's predisposition with its strategy? A. Ethnocentric - global integration and national responsiveness B. Polycentric - national responsiveness C. Regiocentric - global integration D. Geocentric - regional integration and national responsiveness 3. Which of the following is likely to be the strategic predisposition of a company that has a ‘top-down’ system of governance? A. Regiocentric B. Globalcentric C. Ethnocentric D. Geocentric 4. According to the text, value can be added to the marketing approach by carefully tailoring the advertising message to the particular culture. Therefore, advertising in the United States should: A. Target individual achievement, B. Be much more indirect and subtle C. Emphasize group references and interpersonal trust D. Emphasize shared responsibility 5. If a U.S. manager acted the same way with a British manager as he/she does with a Chinese manager, the U.S. manager will be exhibiting a behavioral process referred to as: A. Simplification B. Parochialism C. Ethnocentrism D. Symbolism 6. The United States has what is called a _____. A. Moderate-context culture B. Low-context culture C. Variable-context culture D. High-context culture 7. Identify the country in which Shell's operating company prioritized the HAIRL appraisal system as Leadership, Analysis, Reality, Imagination and Helicopter. A. Netherlands B. Germany
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C. France D. Britain 8. The People's Republic of China had a long tradition of isolation until Deng Xiaoping opened his country to the world in: A. 1947 B. 1989 C. 1932 D. 1979 9. The word namaste means "greetings to you" in: A. China B. Japan C. India D. Russia 10. Identify an incorrect statement about the French. A. The French are more attracted to those who agree with them B. The French often determine a person's trustworthiness based on his or her firsthand evaluation of the individual's character C. In the workplace, many French people are not motivated by competition or the desire to emulate fellow workers D. The French tend to be friendly, humorous and sardonic, in contrast to Americans
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Chapter 06 Organizational Cultures and Diversity 1. Identify the statement that is incorrect of BMW's management structure. A. The job of the manager is to ask the right questions
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Chapter 5-8 - Chapter 05 Managing Across Cultures 1 Four distinct predispositions which help determine the specific steps an MNC will follow are A

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