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59. A culture that tends to view time as being less discrete and less subject to scheduling, views simultaneous involvement in many activities as natural, allows activities to occur at their own pace rather than according to a predetermined timetable is adhering to a _____ time perspective. A. polychronic B. monochronic C. linear D. parallel E. simultaneous
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60. Jose is from Brazil and is currently enrolled in an MBA program at a U.S. university. He routinely comes to class 30-60 minutes late and does not turn in assignments by the deadline. One of his professors pulled him aside and asked him why he's always late for class and turns his work in late. Jose was surprised that his professor was bothered by this as this behavior is entirely acceptable in Brazil. In fact, it's expected. Which of the following best describes Jose's time perspective? 61. The nearness that others can come to you in various situations without your feeling uncomfortable is known as _____. 62. Which of the following is considered a symbol that has varying meaning across cultures? 63. In which country is the concept of guanxi, which involves personal relationships, an important consideration? A. United States B. Canada C . China D. India E. Saudi Arabia
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64. _____ represents generally accepted ways of behaving in social situations. 65. Charmaine is a member of a junior miss organization that teaches young women how to behave in various social situations. She is learning manners, how to carry herself, and appropriate attire for specific situations. Charmaine is learning _____. 66. In Japan, the exchange of meishi is the most basic of social rituals in a nation where social ritual matters very much. The act of exchanging meishi is weighted with meaning. Once the social minuet is completed, the two know where they stand in relation to each other and their respective statures within the hierarchy of corporate or government bureaucracy. What is "meishi"?
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