1. Culture is to an individual what memory is to society.
2. Anthropologists do not believe that cultures provide solutions to problems of human
adaptation to the environment.
3. Patterns of music and infrastruct
1. Ability is the amount of effort that an employee is willing to put into work to
accomplish an organizationally valued task.
2. Motivation reflects the cumulative influence of a multitude of work related experience
1. When a company sells through an export commission house or through an export
buyer, the actual export activity is accomplished by the buyer of the company's
2. Direct exporting refers to a firm's products event
1. An ethnocentric orientation looks upon everything that originates from an
organization's home country as the best in the world.
2. The approach of ethnocentric companies is one of decentralization.
3. A polyce
1. Efforts to bring about freer trade among nations started with the World Trade
Organization negotiations as early as 1948.
2. Treaty of Rome in 1957 created the European Economic Community.
3. Government procur
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Foreign Market Entry Strategies and Post-Entry Growth: Acquisitions vs Greenfield
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Structure on Establishment Mode Choice: The
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The political and legal determinants of venture capital investments around the world
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Foreign Market Entry Timing
Revisited: Trade-Off Between Market
Share Performance and Firm Survival
Janet Y. Murray, Min Ju, and Gerald Yong Gao
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Determinants of Bribery in International Business: The Cultural and Economic Factors
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Does the Home Countrys National Culture
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Regional Management Across Multinational Companies
The article entitled Regional Management Centers in the Asia-Pacific discusses the
importance of regional strategies and regional management centers to multinational
companies. The article v
Hong Kong Disney
This case investigates the importance of cultural adaptations in multinational
corporations. Disneys Hong Kong(HKD) location is used to demonstrate how important cultural
adaptations truly are. When Disney opened
1. Foreign direct investment includes long-term and short-term equity investment in a
foreign affiliate or subsidiary.
2. Purchase of a new building in Japan by Microsoft is an example of FDI.
3. The need for int
1. Because of the dynamic changes taking place in various parts of the world, political
forecasting is now big business.
2. When a firm crosses international boundaries, new and different political
environments force that f
1. Horizontal expansion takes the firm into new activities either forward or backward
along the value chain of its existing product line.
2. A two-dimensional organization is the most appropriate structure for a multination
1. At the foundation of the global social enterprise concept is the aim of generating
profit for small businesses by creating millions of new customers in the global market
place every year.
2. Widespread entrepreneurial a
1. Corporate social responsibility has been defined as an inquiry into the nature and
grounds of morality where the term morality is taken to mean moral judgments,
standards and rules of conduct.
2. Ethics is a system of p
Cross-Cultural Competence in International Business: Toward a Definition and a Model
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WHEN DOES CROSS-CULTURAL MOTIVATION ENHANCE EXPATRIATE EFFECTIVENESS? A
MULTILEVEL INVESTIGATION OF THE MODERATING ROLES OF SUBSIDIARY SUPPORT AND
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Analyzing and Managing
Foreign Modes of Entry
Chapter Learning Objectives
Understand the different modes of entry into foreign
The advantages, disadvantages, and risks in various
Understand the nonequity entry modes such as
The Political and Legal
Describe the components, relationships, and
interactions involved in the political systems model,
and explain how the one-nation model can be
extended into a global business context.
Define and diff
The Cultural Environment
Understand the concepts of culture and cultural
variations in international management.
Explain the influence of environmental factors
on societal culture.
Understand the concept of organizational
culture and i
The Global Macroeconomic
Discuss potential effects of the growth of regional
trade blocs on global free trade.
Explain the differences between and similarities of a
free trade area, a customs union, a common market,
Chapter 1: Globalization and Worldwide Developments
International Management- process of applying management concepts and techniques in a multinational environment and adapting management practices to different economic, political and cultural enviro
Chapter 4: The Meanings and Dimensions of Culture Culture- the acquired knowledge that people use to interpret experience and generate social behavior; comes in the forms values, crates attitudes, and influences behavior - learned - shared - trans-ge
Chapter 9: Entry Strategies and Organizational Structures
Wholly owned subsidiary- an overseas operation that is totally owned and controlled by an MNC - total control and belief that managerial efficiency will be better without outside partners - ma
Chapter 3: Ethics and Social Responsibility
Ethics- the study of morality and standards of conduct Japan - Japan and its treatment of women and equal opportunity for minorities - Japanese lobbyists - Women are only hired for secretarial positions Eth
Global Social Enterprise
Understand the development of global social
Integrate knowledge and innovation into
developing global communities.
Understand the importance of reciprocity in
the collaborative efforts a