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International Business Management: Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Technology present in a market is called the _____ environment.

Question 2 2. Why would a company engage in franchising?

Question 3 3. Claire is from France and is working for a Swiss company in Paris. What type of an employee is Claire?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Gene is a citizen of Canada and works for his Canadian company's subsidiary in the United States. What type of employee is Gene?

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Question 6 6. The four basic skills a manager needs to have include the ability to _____

Question 7 7. Diversity within the workforce can be related to employee _____.

Question 8 8. What is the goal of diversity in organizations?

Question 9 9. Why is the political environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?

Question 10 10. Why must an international manager pay close attention to the legal environment of a foreign country?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. 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 13 13. Which of the following is a challenge to employee and labor relations when dealing with a global workforce?

Question 14 14. Which of the following requires government action?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a managerial function?

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Question 16 16. How does being diverse help a company?

Question 17 17. A successful global manager _____

Question 18 18. Why are joint ventures usually formed?

Question 19 19. Why do people support ethnocentric staffing as the most viable option?

Question 20 20. 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 at the firm, 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?

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Question 21 21. Why must an international manager consider the sociocultural issues present in each foreign country?

Question 22 22. What is the difference between employee relations and labor relations from the standpoint of human resources?

Question 23 23. Identify which of the following is an example of a host-country national:

Question 24 24. How does working in a foreign environment impact a manager's position?

Question 25 25. How does controlling in an international environment differ from controlling in a national environment?

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Question 26 26. Why is the economic environment an important aspect of the international manager's global mindset?

Question 27 27. A company that moves its operations overseas is engaged in what type of activity?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Which of these people will have the greatest need to deal with and resolve uncertainty?

Question 30 30.

Diverse employees need their managers' awareness of their culture and language so that the employees can _____.

A. Develop their professional talents.

B. Find appropriate food in the company cafeteria.

C. Make friends at work.

D. Communicate successfully with colleagues.

International Business Management: Help & Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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