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Global Implications of Organizational Behavior Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The four basic skills a manager needs to have include the ability to _____

Question 2 2. Why must an international manager consider the sociocultural issues present in each foreign country?

Question 3 3.

True or false:

1. Each country, unless they are well-educated in the negotiation position of other countries, will enter a negotiation from the perspective of what they are most comfortable with - mainly, how they negotiate in their home country.

2. Desire for a long-term relationship or just a one-time deal is a main area that are present when dealing with culture and negotiations (and potential conflict).

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT true of a team in Russian society?

Question 5 5. Why would it be difficult for a United States business to transport its culture to a foreign market?

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Question 6 6. We could say that in the U.S., our society is one of freedom of speech, and part of our culture is to challenge our political leaders if we do not agree with them. In Saudi Arabia, there are kings that would never be challenged openly and women have limited freedoms. If an international manager came across this situation, with which area should he primarily concern himself?

Question 7 7. A culture's preference to work in a team would be part of which cultural aspect?

Question 8 8. As the world gets smaller and _ spreads, there is _ interaction between different cultures and viewpoints.

Question 9 9. Why does leadership strategy change with the larger labor pool brought about by globalization?

Question 10 10. Why is the political environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?

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Question 11 11.

The most basic form of international business involves:

A. Importing products from another country.

B. Exporting products to another country.

C. Licensing your product to a manufacturer in another country.

D. Buying a license to make a foreign company's product.

E. Importing services from another country.

F. Exporting services to another country.

Question 12 12. It is difficult for a manager born in the U.S. to work in a foreign market and, for lack of a better word, forget they are an American. To be successful globally, a manager has to possess a _, i.e. they need to see business in a global perspective and not just how Americans see it.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is FALSE regarding national culture?

Question 14 14. Which statement is TRUE regarding job satisfaction in Saudia Arabia?

Question 15 15. Americans are more _ in how they think and the Japanese fully embrace the _ concept. Thus, Americans in a group might think they have more status because they want to make the decisions and drive the group, while the Japanese individuals will want to work collectively.

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Magdalene likes to 'crush' her opposition during negotiations. In which country should Magdalene negotiate?

Question 18 18. How might group diversity be beneficial to a company?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is TRUE in regards to job satisfaction?

Question 20 20. Bob paints picture and Joey makes frames. They agree to team up, form a third company, and sell the finished product. What is the most likely term for their partnership?

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Question 21 21. A good international manager will need several ingredients for success. Which ingredient ensures the company has all the right people and parts, in the right place, at the right time?

Question 22 22.

True or false:

1. Different cultures view teams, business and communications differently, and that can cause a challenge when trying to manage a team that has members from other countries.

2. In many ways, we can take teaming at face value.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT an example of globalization?

Question 24 24. How can a joint venture be profitable to both parties involved?

Question 25 25. If an organization does not develop its own organizational structure, it might _____.

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Question 26 26.

If a company finds that an office in Dubai can make a widget better and cheaper than they can in the United States. The company would shift production there, and that would change _ as to how the company will price, ship and incorporate the widget form Dubai into the company's finished product. Since the company has access to better or lower-cost production, they can change their strategy as it relates to how they go to market.

1. planning strategy

2. leadership strategy

3. structural strategy

Question 27 27. The following is true in regards to group diversity.

Question 28 28. Why is often times imposing the 'American way' at an overseas location not the best answer?

Question 29 29. How does controlling in an international environment differ from controlling in a national environment?

Question 30 30. Each country puts different value or emphasis on these dimensions. Which describes how some cultures are not good with uncertainty or ambiguity, according Hofstede's dimensions?

Global Implications of Organizational Behavior Chapter Exam Instructions

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