Chapter 9-14 Multiple Choice

Chapter 9-14 - Chapter 08 Strategy Formulation and Implementation Chapter 09 Entry Strategies and Organizational Structures Multiple Choice

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Chapter 08 - Strategy Formulation and Implementation Chapter 09 Entry Strategies and Organizational Structures Multiple Choice Questions 1. The nonequity venture: A. Is characterized by one group's merely providing a service for another B. Provides the most benefits when the need for product specification or differentiation is high C. Involves a financial investment by the MNC in a business enterprise with a local partner D. Organizes worldwide operations based primarily on function and secondarily on product 2. Aircraft manufacturing fits which of the following globalization versus local responsiveness combination? A. High pressure for globalization, high pressure for local responsiveness B. High pressure for globalization, low pressure for local responsiveness C. Low pressure for globalization, low pressure for local responsiveness D. Low pressure for globalization, high pressure for local responsiveness 3. Clothing manufacturing fits which of the following globalization versus local responsiveness combination? A. Low pressure for globalization, low pressure for local responsiveness B. Low pressure for globalization, high pressure for local responsiveness C. High pressure for globalization, low pressure for local responsiveness D. High pressure for globalization, high pressure for local responsiveness 4. According to the text, all of the following types of companies are likely to adopt the international division structure except: A. Companies with limited geographic diversity B. Companies with a large number of executives with international expertise C. Companies still in the developmental stage of international business D. Companies with small international sales 5. That division managers may pursue currently attractive geographic prospects for their products and neglect other areas with better long-term potential is a major drawback of the: A. International division structure B. Global product division structure C. Global area division structure D. Global functional division structure 6 . Which of the following is an advantage of a global area division structure? A. The structural arrangement helps a firm manage a diverse product line B. The structural arrangement helps a firm cater to local needs in foreign markets C. The marketing, production and finance divisions of the firm can be coordinated on a product-by-product global basis D. The structural arrangement helps a firm develop an overall, unified approach to international markets 8-1
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7. All of the following are advantages of the global functional division structure except: A. An emphasis on functional expertise B. A tight centralized control C. A relatively lean managerial staff D. The chief executive officer is held accountable for the profits 8. In terms of cultural control in a global area division: A. It is treated like all other MNC structural divisions B. Local subsidiary culture is often the most important C. It is possible for some companies, but not always necessary D. Culture must support the shared decision making
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course MNGT 420 taught by Professor Dr.cater during the Spring '11 term at Nicholls State.

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Chapter 9-14 - Chapter 08 Strategy Formulation and Implementation Chapter 09 Entry Strategies and Organizational Structures Multiple Choice

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