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39.Simon Peters, a senior manager at Celise Export Logistics, goes for a meeting in France tonegotiate a deal with the company’s French partners. He dresses casually in a t-shirt and jeans. His French counterparts call off the meeting and accuse him of taking a casual attitude toward negotiations. In the context of this scenario, dressing formally during business meetings is probably a cultural _____ for the French.
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40.Betty Roberts became an embarrassment to hercompany when she joked about the ruling monarchy in England in front of a group of visiting English businesspeople. She should have known that political ridicule by a foreigner is rarely accepted. Ms. Roberts has violated what is known as a cultural _____.
41.Which of the following could be the least acceptable behavior in a business setting, especially in a cross-cultural scenario?
42.Which of the following views is consistent with normative U.S. cultural concepts? A. Collective good outweighs the individualgain. B. The decision-making power lies in the hands of the highest authorC. Personal relationships are more important in daily life than work anD.Independent enterprise is an instrument for social action.E. A broader set of stakeholders is crucial to the company.The most important ideas on which normative U.S. cultural concepts are based are the following: 1) "Master of destiny" viewpoint, 2) Independent enterprise as the instrument of social action, 3) Personnel selection and reward based on merit, 4) Decisions based on objective analysis, 5) Wide sharing in decision making, 6) Never-ending quest for improvement, and 7) Competition producing efficiency.

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