Which of the following terms refers to the belief that the management
techniques used in one’s own country are best no matter where or under what
conditions they are applied?
An international manager can best develop an understanding of a particular
culture by ________.
creating a cultural profile for that country or region in which the firm does
assuming that American cultural styles and practices can be successfully
using stereotypes to develop cross-cultural understanding in a business setting
D) hiring locals
rather than expatriates for management positions in overseas subsidiaries
23) According to
contingency management, international managers need to ________.
home-country business practices to the local environment
B) adapt their
management styles to the local setting and people
C) determine the
extent to which locals will accept unequal power
training to locals before transferring new technology
24) Which of the
following terms refers to assuming that every member of a society or subculture
has the same characteristics or traits, without regard to individual
stereotyping should most likely be avoided by international managers because
current variables of culture are grossly inaccurate
many cultures have diverse subcultures
many countries outlaw the practice
national culture is nonexistent
Research by Harris and Moran identified eight categories that form the ________
in every society.
The main contribution of Harris and Moran’s eight categories is to show how
subsystems in a society affect an individual’s behavior
stereotyping can be a useful tool for learning about cultures
subcultures are beginning to converge with broader cultures
global managers should adapt to subordinates from other cultures
According to Harris and Moran, kinship systems refer to the influence of
Which subsystem is most likely to underlie both moral and economic norms?
Which of the following terms refers to a person or group’s ideas and
convictions about what is important, good or bad, right or wrong?