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Unverferth Manufacturing makes agricultural equipment. It used finite element analysis (FEA) software to speed up the design cycle for its 12-row sub-soiler. Which aspect of the compression approach to innovation would the use of this software apply?________ are workplace cultures in which workers perceive that new ideas are welcomed, valued, and encouraged.Nearly all technology cycles follow the typical ________ pattern of innovation.
The three steps in the basic process of managing organizational change outlined by Kurt Lewin are ________.The use of milestones in the experiential approach to innovation ________.Which of the following methods for managing resistance to change should only be used as a last resort or under crisis conditions?A technology ________ begins with the birth of a new technology and ends when that technology reaches its limits and dies as it is replaced by a newer, substantially better technology.The Japanese government has proclaimed that its snow is different from that found in any other region of the world. As a result, all snow skis marketed in Japan must be manufactured in Japan. This is an example of a(n) ________.________ is the set of shared values and beliefs that affects the perceptions, decisions, and behavior of people from a particular country.
As Malta got ready for its admittance into the European Union (EU), all taxes on the importation of goods manufactured in Malta were eliminated. Malta was preparing to become part of a(n) ________.invest in the country due to a bloody civil war resulting from a change in rulers. The mining company used a(n) ________.According to Hofstede's research on cultural dimensions, ________ cultures emphasize the importance of relationships, modesty, caring for the weak, and quality of life.Ford Motor Company owns and operates a $1.9 billion manufacturing plant in Brazil. What method for organizing for global business has Ford used in this example?Fran Wilson Creative Cosmetics is a medium-sized U.S. company that sells 1.5 million tubes of its lipstick annually in Japan. It has no physical presence within the country beyond the fact its products are sold there. Fran Wilson Creative Cosmetics uses ________ to reach the Japanese market.
The term ________ is used by Hofstede to describe the degree to which people in a country are uncomfortable with unstructured, ambiguous, unpredictable situations.The two general kinds of trade barriers are ________.