international manager can best develop an understanding of a particular culture
A) creating a
cultural profile for that country or region in which the firm does business
B) assuming that
his or her own cultural styles and practices can be successfully followed in
the host country
stereotypes to develop cross-cultural understanding in a business setting
hiring locals rather than expatriates for management positions in overseas
According to contingency management, international managers need to ________.
transfer home-country business practices to the local environment
adapt their management styles to the local setting and people
determine the extent to which locals will accept unequal power
provide training to locals before transferring new technology
Canada consists of distinct groups such as Anglophones, Francophones, and
indigenous Canadians. This is an example of ________.
________ refers to the assumption that every member of a society or subculture
has the same characteristics or traits without regard to individual
should most likely be avoided by international managers because ________.
variables of culture are grossly inaccurate
B) many cultures
have diverse subcultures
countries outlaw the practice
culture is nonexistent
26) According to
Harris and Moran, which of the following is NOT a category that forms the
subsystems in any society?
27) The main
purpose of Harris and Moran’s eight categories is ________.
A) to show how
subsystems in a society affect an individual’s behavior
B) to emphasize
how stereotyping can be used for learning about different cultures
C) to show how
subcultures are beginning to converge with broader cultures
D) to indicate
that global managers should adapt to subordinates from other cultures
28) According to
Harris and Moran’s eight categories, a kinship system refers to the influence
D) formal groups
29) Which of the
following subsystems is most likely to underlie both moral and economic norms?
30) Which of the
following terms refers to a society’s ideas and convictions about what is good
or bad and right or wrong?