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Cross-Cultural Communication Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which orientation prefers to multi-task or work on different activities at the same time?

Question 2 2. Gerry likes to display dominance so that everyone knows that Gerry is powerful and not to be messed with. If Gerry's affinity for dominance comes from his culture, he is likely from a(n) _____ culture.

Question 3 3. Christa is from a masculine society. Her values are most likely to include _____

Question 4 4. The belief that American customs for how to run a business meeting are superior to the customs of other countries is an example of

Question 5 5. Which communication style attempts to bring understanding to how employees of different cultures speak, communicate and perceive the world around them?

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Question 6 6. Which country has a feminine-based culture?

Question 7 7. Which orientation views relationships with people as more important than completing a work activity in a specified time?

Question 8 8. How is eye contact viewed in certain cultures of the Middle East and Asia?

Question 9 9. It is not wise to use electronic interpreters because _____.

Question 10 10. An example of a culture with high context communication would be _____.

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Question 11 11. Why is it important to avoid using jargon with non-English speaking audiences?

Question 12 12. Jack made a business mistake when he asked Yamato's workers for their thoughts on his business ideas. The management structure that exists in Yamato's business is an example of what?

Question 13 13. All of the following are drawbacks of electronic translators EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. What type of culture believes that the group is more important than an individual?

Question 15 15. How are messages expressed in a low context culture?

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Question 16 16. What type of culture views individuals as independent and able to succeed by themselves?

Question 17 17. Which of the following ways allow a business person to communicate effectively in different languages?

Question 18 18. If a company has employees who are direct, individualistic and base their decisions on facts, they are an example of what type of culture?

Question 19 19. What is one way to overcome cross-cultural barriers?

Question 20 20. Which country has a masculine-based culture?

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Question 21 21. Although cultural groups may share a general set of characteristics, _____.

Question 22 22. Ethnocentrism and stereotyping can

Question 23 23. Which orientation views schedules and punctuality as an indispensible part of a work day?

Question 24 24. What is the way individuals interpret the use of time?

Question 25 25. How are messages communicated in a high context culture?

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Question 26 26. Certain words or expressions used by a specific profession, group or culture are referred to as _____.

Question 27 27. Where would you find an example of a dominant collectivistic culture?

Question 28 28. What are thoughts or ideas that individuals view as important?

Question 29 29. Julio is from a feminine culture. When he's talking about his future goals, Julio is MOST likely to describe how he would like to _____

Question 30 30. What type of culture is based on the tenet of self-reliance.

Cross-Cultural Communication Skills Chapter Exam Instructions

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