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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 3Communicating Across Cultures DIFFICULTY (DIF) TYPE OTHER CODES 5 = Most difficult Ap: Application question ANS: Answer 3 = Average difficulty Con: Conceptual question REF: Page Reference 1 = Least difficult Def: Definition OBJ: Chapter Objective NOT: Note (feedback/explanations) AAC: AACSB Competencies MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following statements about the global economy is most accurate? a. Although the global village was predicted years ago, it is far from being a reality. b. Although many national companies do business in foreign markets, few local companies do. c. Many corporations have formed multinational alliances to help them better compete in the global economy. d. Because of easy access to global information via the Internet, intercultural differences lead to few misunderstandings. ANS: C DIF: 3 REF: pp. 70-71 OBJ: 3-1 TYPE: Con TOP: Recognizing the Increasing Importance of Intercultural Communication NOT: a. The global village predicted many years ago is increasingly a reality. b. National and even local businesses sell products across borders and seek customers in diverse foreign markets. c. To better compete, many organizations form multinational alliances. d. Significant obstacles involve misunderstandings and contrary views resulting from intercultural differences. AAC: Tier 1Reflective Thinking; Tier 2Conclusion AAC: Tier 1Diversity; Tier 2International applications 2. Which of the following is probably the most accurate statement about the globalization of markets? a. Although market borders are blurring, it is still easy to determine the nationality of companies. b. Many companies seek to expand their markets around the world because their domestic markets are maturing. c. Trade agreements such as GATT and NAFTA have made global trade more difficult. d. Because the United States dominates the world economy, American companies have no need to adapt to other cultures. ANS: B DIF: 3 REF: pp. 70-71 OBJ: 3-1 TYPE: Con TOP: Recognizing the Increasing Importance of Intercultural Communication NOT: a. Not only are market borders blurring, but acquisitions, mergers, alliances, and buyouts are obscuring the nationality of many companies. b. Many companies are increasingly looking overseas as domestic markets mature. c. Trade agreements such as GATT and NAFTA make global trade easier. d. To be successful in this interdependent global village, American companies are increasingly 63 64 UNIT 1 Communication Foundations finding it necessary to adapt to other cultures. AAC: Tier 1Reflective Thinking; Tier 2Conclusion AAC: Tier 1Diversity; Tier 2International applications 3. Which of the following trade agreements created the largest and richest free-trade region on earth?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course MGT 286 taught by Professor Mike during the Spring '05 term at Abant İzzet Baysal University.
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