A form of exporting to less-developed countries is called
According to Spotlight on Skills in Chapter 3, one of the most universal gestures is:
Arm up, shaking back and forth (waving)
Scratching your chin (thinking)
A smile (happiness or politeness)
Closing your eyes (boredom)
A pat on the back (congratulations)
For the past several years, foreign companies have invested more in business in ________ than in any other place in the world.
Which of these reflects a cultural preference for cooperation, group decision making, and quality of life?
All of the following are considered emerging economies EXCEPT:
Exporting, licensing, and direct investing are called __________ strategies because they represent alternative ways to sell products and services in foreign markets.
Which of the following refers to the frustration and anxiety that result from constantly being subjected to strange and unfamiliar cues about what to do and how to do it?
Countries whose social values reflect low power distance
are highly democratic.
accept inequality in power among institutions, organizations, and people.
expect equality in power.
none of these.
In 2010, which of the following countries formed a free trade area with the ten countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)?
The European Union has expanded to a ____-nation alliance.
Kim, a Japanese expatriate working in Denmark, tends to use communication primarily to build personal social relationships. She feels that relationships and trust are more important than business. Kim is surprised that her business associates in Denmark do not share the same views. Based on this information, Kim most likely grew up in what type of culture?
Which of the following is an entry strategy in which the organization maintains its production facilities within its home country and transfers its products for sale in foreign markets?
The president of Pepsi Company is the keynote speaker at a retirement dinner for a long time bottler. This is an example of which of the following roles?
Max Weber felt selection of employees should be based on:
What is the role of the negotiator?
The negotiator role involves formal negotiations and bargaining to attain outcomes for the manager’s unit of responsibility.
The negotiator role involves seeking current information from many sources.
The negotiator role involves the initiation of change.
The negotiator role involves resolving conflicts among subordinates or between the manager’s department and other departments.
The negotiator role pertains to the development of information sources both inside and outside the organization.
Being a successful manager means thinking in terms of all of the following, except:
generating the most profit.
becoming a motivator.
becoming an organizer.
The bureaucratic organizations approach is a subfield within the ____.
management science view
The ____ role involves resolving conflicts among subordinates between the managers department and other departments.
In ____ every situation is viewed as unique.
a universalist view
a TQM view
a case view
None of these.
Which of the following uses the latest information technology to keep in close touch with customers and to collect and manage large amounts of customer data?
Supply chain management
Customer relationship management
The humanistic approach
Conceptual, human, and technical skills are important to which managerial level?
All of these
An innovation mindset that strives to meet customers’ immediate needs quickly and inexpensively is referred to as:
Total quality management
A social entity that is goal directed and deliberately structured is referred to as a(n)
Which of these forces comprises unwritten, common rules and perceptions about relationships?
Which of the following dimensions of the general environment includes all elements that occur naturally on earth?
When Miami Herald launches a Spanish-language newspaper, El Nuevo Herald, with articles emphasizing Hispanic, Cuban, and Latin American news and sports, it is responding to changes in ____ environment.
The general environment dimension that includes consumer purchasing power, the unemployment rate, and interest rates is called the
The level of corporate culture which cannot be seen but can be discerned from how people explain and justify what they do is
Expressed values and beliefs
Slogans and ceremonies
Dress and office layout
None of these
The internal environment within which managers work includes all of the following EXCEPT
Which of the following is NOT a part of adapting the organization to changes in the environment for coping with high environmental uncertainty?
All of these are a part of organizational response in adapting the organization to changes in the environment.
____ includes all elements existing outside the boundary of the organization that have the potential to affect the organization.
____ system draws resources from the external environment and releases goods and services back to it.
____ are associated with surface level of organizational culture.
Manners of dress
All of these
Terry manages a food distribution company that is highly focused on creating a strong cohesive culture, but the company does not tie organizational values directly to goals and desired business results. Terry’s company most likely falls in which quadrant of organizational performance and culture?
Which of the following cultures is suited to organizations that are concerned with servicing specific customers in the external environment but without the intense need for flexibility and rapid change?
None of these
McDonald’s “We Love to See You Smile” represents a
Which of the following is an individual who must make an ethical choice in an organization?
The symbolic leader
An obstructive manager
The defensive individual
The moral agent
An authoritarian manager
____ is NOT included in the model of personal moral development described in your text.
All of these are included in the model
When an official is given the responsibility of overseeing all aspects of ethics and legal compliance. S/he is referred to as
a chief ethics officer.
vice-president of human resource management.
a political play.
The ____ ethic was the basis for the state of Oregon’s decision to extend Medicaid to 400,000 previously ineligible recipients by refusing to pay for high-cost, high-risk procedures.
Spotlight on Ethics in Chapter 4 suggests all of the following when challenging the boss on ethical issues EXCEPT:
do your research
begin the meeting by taking the floor
pay attention to your word choice and demeanor
take care how you suggest your alternative solution
The assumption that “If it’s not illegal, it must be ethical,” ignores which of the following?
Domain of codified law
Domain of ethics
Domain of free choice
Domain of symbolism
An example of an ethical structure is
chief ethics officer.
a formal statement of company values.
an equal opportunity policy.
Examples of unethical behavior toward ________ include a hostile work environment and violations of health and safety rules.
____ means that managers are honest and trustworthy, fair in their dealings with employees and customers, and behave ethically in both their personal and professional lives.
Concern for production leadership
The ____ refers to the ethical concept that moral decisions are those that best maintain the rights of those people affected by them.
discretionary responsibility approach
The concept that the party responsible should compensate individuals for the cost of their injuries is referred to as
All of the following are examples of special interest groups EXCEPT
political action committees.
Which of the following stages is the stage of personal moral development in which an individual develops an internal set of standards and values?
____ is not part of the structures and systems pillar of an ethical organization.
Code of ethics
Rewarding ethical behavior
Why Work with Us
Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers
We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.
Professional and Experienced Academic Writers
We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.
Free Unlimited Revisions
If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.
Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee
All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.
Original & Confidential
We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.
24/7 Customer Support
Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.
No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.
Admission Essays & Business Writing Help
An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.
Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.
If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.