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Cultural Differences in Business Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What language has two meanings in its alphabet, one for letters and one for trees?

Question 2 2. Why do Eskimos have so many words for snow?

Question 3 3. Other than changes in vocabulary, how else does culture affect speech?

Question 4 4. How has social media's presence in our culture affected language?

Question 5 5. When considering cultural issues, it is best for a company to:

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Question 6 6. Culture can be defined as the _____ of a certain group or community of people.

Question 7 7. Cultural, social and ethical challenges are all part of the _____, which is the issues and situations that affect how a business operates.

Question 8 8. Organizations must consider _____ when operating multi-nationally.

Question 9 9. Which of these business types is most likely to face religiously-based objections to selling their product?

Question 10 10. In regions where observant or conservative _____ are a major customer segment, the inventories of clothing retailers should include religious dress for females that may include a Burqua, Niqab, Hijab, or Chador.

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Question 11 11. In the form of Hinduism common to India, _____ may affect international businesses by limiting the pool of available workers, and by having portions of the population fixed in poverty.

Question 12 12. Since religions often have different practices within their own ranks, the term _____ refers to more observant followers whose buying behaviors will most likely influence international businesses.

Question 13 13. Which of the following characteristics is most important for an organization that is likely to be impacted by cultural change?

Question 14 14. Even when a particular good or service is unlawful in a particular political culture, the _____ proffers that the taboo products will still be bought and sold on the black market.

Question 15 15. When a political culture is such that government oversight or monitoring of customers and retailers is permitted:

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Question 16 16. The best definition of a tariff is:

Question 17 17. Which statement about ethical conduct and paying bribes is TRUE?

Question 18 18. Which ethical system is predominant in China and is one of the oldest documented ethical models?

Question 19 19. The act of _____ is a significant ethical dilemma because it's widely known to be the only way to get a business up and running in a number of foreign countries.

Question 20 20. The _____ makes it illegal for businesses based in the US to engage in business conduct overseas if such conduct would be illegal in the United States.

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Question 21 21. Why is Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory relevant to the business market today?

Question 22 22. How does Hofstede view Masculinity in a given society?

Question 23 23. How would a collectivist look at success?

Question 24 24. Define Uncertainty Avoidance in Hofstede's cultural dimensions.

Question 25 25. In the country of Nod, the citizens are ranked into a hierarchy based on their height. This system is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. In _____ social system, the daughter of a dock worker can obtain a higher status after receiving her medical degree.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a principle of social stratification?

Question 28 28. In a caste system, which of the following is NOT determined for members at birth?

Question 29 29. What type of relationship do language and culture have?

Question 30 30. _____ are accepted and expected behaviors of individuals and groups in a certain society or situation.

Cultural Differences in Business Chapter Exam Instructions

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