12e_TB_Chap_5

Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages

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Chapter 05 - The Global Environment Chapter 05 The Global Environment Multiple Choice Questions 1. (p. 115) ______ refers to the strategy of approaching worldwide markets with standardized products. A. Vertical integration B. Horizontal integration C. Globalization D. Franchising Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 2. (p. 115) The 100 largest U.S. global earn an average of ___ percent of their operating profits abroad. A. 12 B. 69 C. 54 D. 37 Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 1 3. (p. 115) Firms from which country lead the way in "direct foreign investment" in the United States? A. Japan B. India C. China D. United Kingdom Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 5-1
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Chapter 05 - The Global Environment 4. (p. 116) Overall, in less than 20 years, ______ countries will be overshadowed by ______ countries in their produced share of the world's output. A. Oil producing; rich industrial B. Rich industrial; developing C. Developing; oil producing D. Oil producing; gold producing Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 5. (p. 116) Which country is expected to have a commanding lead in the size of its economy by 2020? A. The United States B. India C. China D. Japan Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 6. (p. 116) The evolution of a global corporation often entails progressively involved strategy levels. What level has the minimal effect on existing product lines? A. Foreign licensing B. Export-import C. Technology transfer D. Direct investment Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 5-2
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Chapter 05 - The Global Environment 7. (p. 116) Which of these represent the second level in the evolution of a global corporation? A. Foreign licensing B. Direct investment C. Export-import D. Bartering Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 8. (p. 116) MNCs are involved mainly in which of the following strategies? A. Direct overseas investment B. Capital repatriation C. Joint research D. Host financial policies Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 9. (p. 116) The most involved strategy level in the evolution of a global corporation in characterized by A. Technology transfer B. Export-import operations C. Foreign licensing D. A substantial increase in foreign investment Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 10. (p. 118) In the past 30 years, the U.S. has ______ in terms of technological advantage. A. Substantially enhanced B. Maintained a status quo C. Declined dramatically D. Reaches the number one spot in the world Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 1 5-3
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Chapter 05 - The Global Environment 11. (p. 118) Which country leads in chemicals and pharmaceuticals, precision and heavy machinery, heavy electrical goods and surface transport equipment? A. France B. Germany C. Japan D. The U.S. Difficulty: Hard
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