ch 4 pt 3

c
Collectivist values are represented in the social framework of which of these?
a. The United States
b.
Australia
c.
Ecuador
d.
Great Britain
e.
All of these
b
_____ refers to a value characterized by people’s intolerance for uncertainty and ambiguity and resulting support for beliefs that promise certainty and conformity.
a.
Power distance
b. Uncertainty avoidance
c. Certainty avoidance
d. Conformity seekers
e. None of these
d
Which of these reflects a cultural preference for cooperation, group decision making, and quality of life?
a. Individualism
b. Collectivism
c. Masculinity
d. Femininity
e.
Power distance
c
Which of the following countries possesses a high performance orientation?
a. Israel
b.
Sweden
c. Taiwa
d. Russia
e. Venezuela
d
Countries that use several languages:
a. are ethnocentric.
b. are geocentric.
c. are likely to have high uncertainty avoidance.
d.
have linguistic pluralism.
e. are polycentric.
e
One of Hofstede’s social values that was developed later is:
a.
power distance.
b.
uncertainty avoidance.
c. masculinity.
d. collectivism.
e. long-term orientation.
a
Recent research by the GLOBE project has extended _____ research and offered new insights for managers.
a. Hofstede’s
b.
Walton’
c. Weber’
d. Fayol’s
e. Gilbreth’s
e
All of the following are cultural dimensions as defined by the GLOBE Project, except _____.
a.
assertiveness
b. gender differentiatio
c. social collectivism
d. humane orientation
e. masculinity
c
In countries where women are often in positions of high status, the Globe Project would describe that culture as high in _____.
a. assertiveness
b. uncertainty avoidance
c. gender differentiation
d. societal collectivism
e.performance orientation
d
A country that places emphasis on fairness and values kindness would be described by the Globe Project as high in _____.
a.assertiveness
b.
uncertainty avoidance
c.
gender differentiation
d. humane orientation
e. societal collectivism
b
When organization managers have a(n) _____ attitude, they value employees as an end in themselves.
a. ethnocentric
b.
humanistic
c.
instrumental
d.
pluralistic
e. performance
a
Which of the following countries possesses a high degree of assertiveness?
a. Spain
b. Sweden
c. japan
d.
Iceland
e.
Switzerland
e
Which of the following countries possesses a low degree of gender differentiation?
a. China
b.
Brazil
c. Italy
d. South Korea
e. Denmark
e
In a(n) _____, people use communication primarily to exchange facts and information.
a.
power culture
b. nformational culture
c. high-context culture
d. mid-context culture
e. low-context culture
a
A _____ interaction requires more time because a relationship has to be developed, and trust and friendship must be established.
a. high-context
b.
sales
c. business
d. low-context
e. personal
a
A cultural attitude marked by the tendency to regard one’s own culture as superior to others is called:
a. ethnocentrism.
b. polycentrism.
c. geocentrism
d. technocentrism.
e. none of these.
b
Which of the following is defined as a culture in which communication is used to enhance personal relationships?
a.
Interpersonal culture
b.
High-context culture
c.
Power culture
d. Low-context culture
e. Family-oriented culture
b
How many nations signed on for negotiation when GATT was created in 1947?
a.
15
b.
23
c.
28
d.
40
e.
57
e
Kim, a Japanese expatriate working in Denmark, tends to use communication primarily to build personal social relationships. She feels that relationships and trust are more important than business. Kim is surprised that her business associates in Denmark do not share the same views. Based on this information, Kim most likely grew up in what type of culture?
a.
Human-oriented
b.
Passive
c.
Assertive
d.
Low-context
e.
High-context
c
The European Union has expanded to a _____ nation alliance
a.
14
b
12
c.
28
d.
16
e.
21
a
Which of these is a low-context culture?
a.
German
b.
Chinese
c.
Korean
d.
Arab
e.
Japanese
c
For the past several years, foreign companies have invested more in business in _____ than in any other place in the world.
a.
Brazil
b.
India
c.
China
d.
United States
e.
Russia
d
In 2010, which of the following countries formed a free trade area with the ten countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)?
a.
Laos
b
United States
c.
Mexico
d.
China
e.
Japan
e
With its large English-speaking population, _____ has numerous companies offering services such as call-center operations, data-processing, computer programming, and technical support.
a.
Greenland
b.
Russia
c.
China
d.
Mexico
e.
India
b
Which of the following has a goal to guide the nations of the world toward free trade and open markets?
a
GATT
b.
WTO
c.
GLOBE
d.
EU
e.
NAFTA
d
The _____ is a single European currency that replaced 12 national currencies and unify a huge marketplace.
a.
Mark
b.
Franc
c.
MFN
d.
Euro
e. Pound
c
Which organization originated and supports the idea of small businesses operating on a global level?
a.
GLOBE
b.
EU
c.
NAFTA
d.
ASEAN
e.
GATT
c
Carrie’s Car Care receives more than 25% of its total sales revenues from operations outside of the United States. Carrie’s would be considered a:
a.
foreign national.
b.
wealth company.
c.
multinational corporation.
d.
globalization corporation.
e.
None of these.
d
Which of the following characteristics distinguish a multinational corporation?

a. Top management is expected to take a global perspective.
b. The corporation is controlled by a single management authority.
c. It is managed as an integrated worldwide business system.
d. All of these
e. Top management is expected to take a global perspective and The corporation is controlled by a single management authority only.