31) Multinational firms' top executives often categorized in the following

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31) Multinational firms' top executives are often categorized in the following classes:

31) ______

A) polycentric; biocentric.

B) ethnocentric; polycentric; geocentric.

C) ethnocentric; homocentric; multicentric.

D) geocentric; ecocentric.

E) homocentric; polycentric.


32) The type of corporation where the prevailing attitude is that the home country attitudes, management style, knowledge, evaluation criteria, and managers are superior to anything the host country may have to offer is known as a(n):

32) ______

A) polycentric business.

B) homocentric business.

C) geocentric organization.

D) ethnocentric organization.

E) multicentric corporation.


33) The type of corporation where there is a conscious belief that only host country managers can ever really understand the culture and behaviour of the host country market is known as a(n):

33) ______

A) geocentric organization.

B) homocentric business.

C) ethnocentric organization.

D) polycentric corporation.

E) multicentric corporation.


34) The type of organization where it is assumed that management candidates must be searched for on a global basis because the best manager for any specific position anywhere on the globe may be found in any of the countries in which the firm operates is known as a(n):

34) ______

A) ethnocentric corporation.

B) multicentric organization.

C) homocentric business.

D) geocentric organization.

E) polycentric corporation.


35) The staffing policy in which all key management positions are filled by parent-country nationals is known as:

35) ______

A) ethnocentric.

B) homocentric.

C) geocentric.

D) multicentric.

E) polycentric.


36) The following are reasons for using ethnocentric policies in staffing subsidiaries EXCEPT:

36) ______

A) maintaining a diverse corporate culture.

B) tighter control.

C) lack of qualified host-country senior management talent.

D) maintaining a unified corporate culture.

E) transferring the parent firm's core competencies to a foreign subsidiary more expeditiously.


37) The policy in which the foreign subsidiary is staffed with host-country nationals and its home-office headquarters with parent-country nationals is known as:

37) ______

A) ethnocentric.

B) geocentric.

C) homocentric.

D) polycentric.

E) multicentric.


38) Realtex, an international resort development company has a staffing policy which seeks the best people for key jobs throughout the organization, regardless of nationality. Realtex has the following type of staffing policy:

38) ______

A) homocentric.

B) ethnocentric.

C) multicentric.

D) polycentric.

E) geocentric.


39) The following are traits that managers should possess when assigned domestically and overseas in order to be successful EXCEPT:

39) ______

A) exploitive skills.

B) motivation.

C) relational skills.

D) adaptability.

E) technical skills.


40) The following are demands that an expatriate manager may encounter on foreign assignment EXCEPT:

40) ______

A) cultural differences with the foreign country.

B) orientation and training in developing a managerial style.

C) learning a new language.

D) the stress of being alone in a foreign land.

E) family adjustment pressures.



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