Ch.6 Quiz

Instructions
Please read the questions carefully.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. According to the opening case entitled " A Bumpy ride at DaimlerCrysler," most of the problems encountered in the merger were the result of cultural differences between the French and the Americans.   (5 points)

      
      

  2. The unified Europe is expected to have a major impact on the economy of the United States.   (5 points)

      
      

  3. Pressures for local responsiveness emerges when there are differences in traditional practices among countries.   (5 points)

      
      

  4. The authors of your text suggest that the international model is the most competitive form of organizational structure for the 90s.   (5 points)

      
      

  5. The international organization model is designed to enable a company to market a standardized product in the global marketplace and to manufacture that product in a limited number of locations.   (5 points)

      
      

  6. Licensing is primarily utilized by manufacturing industries and franchising is used more often in service industries.   (5 points)

      
      

  7. The advantages of franchising as an entry mode to global expansion are similar to the disadvantages of licensing.   (5 points)

      
      

  8. Cross cultural management extends beyond U.S. employees going abroad.   (5 points)

      
      

  9. Ethical behavior and decision making is (surprisingly) simpler in the international arena than in a purely domestic situation.   (5 points)

      
      

  10. The challenge of managing across borders comes down to a philosophy for managing people.   (5 points)

      
      

  11. GATT stands for   (5 points)

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    d.  
    e.  

  12. Consequences of global integration include all of the following EXCEPT   (5 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  13. Operating in a global marketplace is considered more complex because   (5 points)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  14. The transnational model of organizational structure consists of   (5 points)

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    e.  

  15. Selling the rights to use your company's brand name in return for a lump-sum payment and a share of the profits generated is referred to as   (5 points)

    a.  
    b.  
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    d.  
    e.  

  16. An advantage of licensing as a method of entering global competition is   (5 points)

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    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  17. Advantages of operating a wholly owned subsidiary overseas include all of the following EXCEPT:   (5 points)

    a.  
    b.  
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    d.  
    e.  

  18. Mark Johnson, a native Texan, is being sent by his company, Nestle of Switzerland, to head up a new facility in Hong Kong. Mark would be considered a(n)   (5 points)

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    e.  

  19. Reasons for utilizing a third-country national include   (5 points)

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    e.  

  20. Causes of failure of overseas managers include   (5 points)

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