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Question 11.A manager from country A has arrived to work for a firm based in country B. He is used to a laid-back atmosphere in his country, where it's usual for people to be late by more than 30 minutes. The workers in country B are used to everything running on time. On his second day there, the manager did not start a meeting scheduled for 10:30 until 11:15. How will the employees likely react if he persists with such an approach?
Question 22.Alice and Leon are colleagues. Alice was brought up in a culture that taught her to respond to questions with 'Yes, ma'am' or 'Yes, sir.' She gets offended when Leon does not respond in this manner. This is an example of different styles of:
Question 33.Identify which of the following is an example of a host-country national:
Question 44.Nathan is English working in the United States for a Japanese company. What type of employee is he?
Question 55.Why is the economic environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?
Question 66.Why is Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory relevant to the business market today?
Question 77.How does working in a foreign environment impact a manager's position?
Question 88.The four basic skills a manager needs to have include the ability to _____
Question 99.Which of the following should be avoided during diversity training?
Question 1010.Don is in charge of setting up a vehicle assembly plant in Bulgaria. He will need to work with local labor unions, suppliers in China, and finance people in New York. To succeed, Don needs to develop _____
Question 1111.Define Long-term versus Short-term orientation
Question 1212.How does controlling in an international environment differ from controlling in a national environment?
Question 1313.Why is diversity training important for businesses?
Question 1414.What is the goal of diversity in organizations?
Question 1515.Abby's company is headquartered in the United States where she is a citizen. Abby works for the company in Russia. What type of employee is Abby?
Question 1616.Jill is being placed in charge of the XYZ Corp. sales offices in the Bahamas. In order to succeed, Jill will need to develop _____
Question 1717.Why must an international manager consider the sociocultural issues present in each foreign country?
Question 1818.Define Uncertainty Avoidance in Hofstede's cultural dimensions.
Question 1919.How does being diverse help a company?
Question 2020.Which of these people will have the greatest need to deal with and resolve uncertainty?
Question 2121.Why is the political environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?
Question 2222.When does diversity training not work?
Question 2323.Which of the following is NOT a managerial function?
Question 2424.Technology present in a market is called the _____ environment.
Question 2525.What type of staffing strategy hires host-country nationals for positions in the company from mail room clerks all the way up to the executive suites?
Question 2626.What do organization leaders hope to see in their staff after diversity training?
Question 2727.Diversity within the workforce can be related to employee _____.
Question 2828.Your company is in the planning phase of starting a large project. It is trying to determine how a recent change in government fiscal policy might potentially impact the success of the project, how many employees would be needed, and how much it would cost to finish it. The hiring process for the people that are going to conduct the project has started. Which of these scenarios is NOT part of the planning phase?
Question 2929.How would the Power Distance dimension apply within a given organization?
Question 3030.Why do people support ethnocentric staffing as the most viable option?
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