Which of the following is a characteristic of the Japanese ningensei
representing a U.S firm, is sent to Saudi Arabia to negotiate his company’s
contracts. Which of the following should Jerry keep in mind when negotiating
with the Arabs?
should be conducted personally and not via telephone or email.
B) Arabs value
time, and deadlines are to be kept at all costs.
C) Be explicit
and express doubts wherever the subject’s feasibility comes into question.
Get to the point when presenting and negotiating.
Which of the following tips is most likely to lead to effective intercultural
Avoid being culturally sensitive over the Internet, as it might result in
It is always better to use long and descriptive sentences.
Messages need to be encoded carefully.
Communication processes should be made quicker by removing feedback systems.
encoding a message during cross-cultural communication, it is most effective
for senders to ________.
A) use idioms
rely on personal interpretations
speak slowly and loudly in their native language
65) ________ is
the process of translating the received symbols into the interpreted message.
What is the best method for avoiding miscommunication?
taking detailed notes of the messages
learning foreign phrases and idioms
practicing projective listening
relying on technology to interpret meanings
posture is best defined as the ________.
tendency to contradict the beliefs of others
and modeling of local proxemics
C) ability to
respond to others in a nonjudgmental way
D) capacity to
be flexible to promote group communication
that one’s knowledge, perceptions, and beliefs are valid only for oneself and
not for everyone else is known as ________.
other-oriented role behavior
orientation to knowledge
tolerance for ambiguity
69) ________ and ________ are personality traits
categorized as openness.
orientation to knowledge; internal locus of control
C) Tolerance for
D) Empathy; external
locus of control
70) Which of the
following characteristics is shared by both openness in communication and
resilience in communication?
A) tolerance for
locus of control