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62.In the context of linguistic distance, which of the following languages is the most distant from English? A. French B. German C. Spanish D. Arabic E.Thai Spanish, Italian, French, and Portuguese are all classified as Romance languages because of their common roots in Latin. Distances can be measured on these linguistic trees. If we assume English to be the starting point, German is one branch away, Danish two, Spanish three, Japanese four, Hebrew five, Chinese six, and Thai seven.
AACSB: DiversityBlooms: RememberCateora - Chapter 04 #62Difficulty Level: 1 EasyLearning Objective: 04-03 The elements of cultureTopic: Elements of Culture63.In the context cultural values, the _____ Index refers to the preference for behavior that promotes one’s self-interest.
AACSB: AnalyticBlooms: RememberCateora - Chapter 04 #63Difficulty Level: 1 EasyLearning Objective: 04-03 The elements of cultureTopic: Elements of Culture64.The Uncertainty Avoidance Index measures the tolerance of uncertainty and _____ among members of a society.
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65.On the basis of Hofstede’s four dimensions, cultures with high Power Distance Index (PDI) scores tend to be:
AACSB: AnalyticBlooms: UnderstandCateora - Chapter 04 #65Difficulty Level: 2 MediumLearning Objective: 04-03 The elements of cultureTopic: Elements of Culture66.Wayne is working at the overseas branch of his organization. He needs some clarification about a project. He approaches a senior manager thinking he would get a good explanation. However, he is instructed to follow protocol and sent away. Also, he is informed that only team leads are allowed to approach senior managers. This implies that the organization has a ______ score. A. high Individualism/Collective Index B.high Power Distance Index C. low Individualism/Collective Index D. low Power Distance Index E. high Uncertainty Avoidance Index Cultures with high Power Distance Index scores tend to be hierarchical, with members citing social roles, manipulation, and inheritance as sources of power and social status.

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