Which of the following would most likely motivate the firm's Japanese employees? good health benefits The nation offers a workable reference for studying cultural differences because _______. a nation contains only one distinct culture The Wahabi movement which swept across and united most of the Arabian peninsula began the year _______ and called for the ____________________. 1745 -- purification of Islam through literal view of the Koran When a company does business in another country whose official language is the same as its home country's, the company should most likely __________. realize that words may have different meanings In a country with a high masculinity score, people have a tendency to feel sympathy towards individuals who are unemployed or homeless. False If an MNE convinced a popular priest that its vitamin- enriched soft drink would benefit parishioners' health, the MNE would be using _______ to help bring about change. an opinion leader Which of the following is NOT true about cultural diversity? The process of bringing people of different national cultures together is often difficult.
English-speaking peoples account for a larger portion of global output than people who speak any other languages. True Ellen worked for a U.S. architectural firm at its German office for four years and was transferred back to the firm's home office in Chicago two months ago. Ellen feels significant dissatisfaction with her job and life in Chicago, which is most likely a result of __________. reserves culture shock When cultures are examined by international business professionals, everyone assumes that cultures from different nations are going to differ, however there is considerable disagreement on just what those differences are. True As part of overall sweeping positive changes in the Indian business environment, India's labor laws have undergone dramatic revision to become far less restrictive than they had historically been. False A(n) ________ manager champions the ways of foreign markets as comparable, if not more enlightened, than the practices of his or her parent company and home nation. Polycentric A polycentric staffing policy requires _______ to manage local subsidiaries, while ________ occupy key executive positions at corporate headquarters. host-country nationals; parents- country nationals Studies of repatriated employees regularly report that most knew what their company position would be when they returned home but were uncertain about their likely new workplace practices. False According to research, it is most difficult for expatriates in ________ to find accommodations, locate health care, and set up finances. Saudi Arabia
A polycentric staffing policy is well matched with a transnational strategy. False Which of the following is a characteristic of India that discourages MNE investment? dated labor laws TCT India is an Indian multinational technology corporation which staffs its Silicon Valley subsidiary operations with all host country nationals since Indian managers are well- trained and cost far less than US managers. False
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