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Culture is a set of learned characteristics shared by

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culture is a set of learned characteristics shared by a particular group of people; it is reflected by their behavior and this behavior must be accepted by the group e. culture is a way of being in a social group; it is reflected by their behavior and this behavior must be accepted by the group Answer: D 7. Which of the following is NOT considered international business? a. A Brazilian company contracts with an American architectural firm, located in NY, to build their affiliate in Peru b. An American company building a maquiladora factory in Mexico under NAFTA rules c. A Russian company selling and shipping Polish vodka to an American importing company in New England d. An American tourist in Paris paying for lunch with her/his American Express card e. A French tourist in New York paying for lunch with a check from her/his Citibank -NY account. Answer: E 9. When __________ is a strong characteristic of a country, the needs of this society as a whole are generally viewed as being more important than individual freedoms. A) totalitarianism B) collectivism C) individualism D) capitalism Answer: B
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codes. A) civil B) theocratic C) common D) traditional Answer: A 14. Which of the following religions prohibits the payment or receipt of interest? A) Christianity B) Islam C) Confucianism D) Hinduism Answer: B 15. A strong need for rules and regulations, with a premium of job security, career patterns, and retirement benefits, would best describe a culture with A) low uncertainty avoidance. B) low power distance. C) high uncertainty avoidance. D) high power distance. Answer: C 16. Hofstede's __________ dimension focused on the relationship between the individual and his or her followers. A) individualism versus collectivism B) aggressive versus passive C) masculinity versus femininity D) power distance Answer: A 17. According to Hofstede's Model, what country stands out as having a culture with strong uncertainty avoidance and high masculinity? A) United States B) Japan C) Australia D) Germany Answer: B 18. Suppose an international executive from Italy consistently acted in a manner that indicated that he believed that his ethnic group and culture is superior to any others. If this was the case, the executive would be exhibiting __________ behavior. A)
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