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Unformatted text preview: OB-Ch.2-QuizMultiple ChoiceIdentify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.____1.A transnational organization is one where:a.an organization's nationality is held strongly in the consciousness of managers even though the organization competes on a global scaleb.the global viewpoint supersedes national issuesc.the global and national interests are linked in an overriding perspectived.a prevalent ethnic viewpoint begins to be held strongly in the consciousness of managers____2.Given the increasing attractiveness of U.S. business ventures in China, a major challenge for Western man-agers will be understanding the Chinese practice of guanxi, which is:a.the strong use of rewards and punishment in the workplaceb.building networks for social changec.the practice of group members evaluating the performance of individual group membersd.the tendency to negotiate small but specific agreements in order to interact effectively____3.According to the research of Hofstede, U.S. managers tend to exhibit which of the following cultural charac-teristics?a.collectivism, long-term orientation, and high power distanceb.low uncertainty avoidance, masculinity, and collectivismc.weak power distance, short-term orientation, and individualismd.high tolerance for uncertainty, collectivism, and strong power positions____4.The work of Hofstede is important because his studies revealed that more differences in work-related attitudes can be explained by:a.genderb.professionc.national cultured.age____5.Executive performance bonuses, high position power, and tactical or short-range planning suggest a corporate culture that emphasizes:a.low risk takingb.consensus decision makingc.high uncertainty avoidanced.individualism____6.An expatriate manager is one who:a.has left a transnational organization to work for a competitorb.works within a foreign-owned company within their own countryc.works in a country other than his or her home country...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2012 for the course MGMT 302 taught by Professor Greene during the Spring '09 term at CSU San Bernardino.
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