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  71) During which stage of the market or site screening process do managers normally want to visit locations? A) Assess national business environment B) Select the market or site C) Measure market or site potential D) Identify basic appeal 72) Research regarding the potential threat from substitute products in a market is an example of.
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    11) Human resource management is an example of a support activity.   12) When analyzing primary activities, managers often look for areas in which the company can increase the value provided to customers.   13) The external business environment consists of all the elements outside a company that can affect its performance. 14) A multinational.
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  102) The first step in the screening process for potential markets and sites is to ________.   103) Assessing the national business environment is the ________ step in the screening process for potential markets and sites. 104) ________ is the likelihood a society will undergo political changes that negatively affect local business activity.   105).
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    11) Volatile currency values make it profitable and easier for firms to predict future earnings accurately in terms of the home-country currency.   12) The cost of transporting materials and finished goods usually does not affect decisions about where to locate manufacturing facilities to any great degree. 13) Country image is highly relevant.
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    91) Which of the following would be considered a primary activity in creating value for customers, as opposed to a support activity? A) Firm infrastructure B) Procurement C) Human resource management D) Logistics   92) Which of these would be considered a support activity in creating value for Beanstalk's customers, as opposed to a primary activity? A).
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  81) Which of the following was created by the Bretton Woods Agreement to enforce the rules of the international monetary system? A) International Monetary Fund (IMF) B) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) C) Special Drawing Rights (SDR) D) World Bank   82) The ________ is an IMF asset whose value is based on a.
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    21) Given technological advances in emerging and developing nations, previously gathered quality information is easy to obtain.   22) The process of obtaining information that already exists within the company or that can be obtained from outside sources is called primary market research.   23) Secondary data tends to be very expensive because it.
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  103) The intentional lowering of the value of a currency by the nation's government is called ________.   104) The intentional raising of the value of a nation's currency is called ________. 105) The ________ stipulates that an identical product must have an identical price in all countries when price is expressed in.
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  91) The income elasticity coefficient for Zulu doll is 1.2, which means the demand for Zulu doll will ________. A) increase 1.2 percent for every 1.0 percent increase in income B) increase 1.0 percent for every 1.2 percent increase in income C) decrease 1.2 percent for every 1.0 percent increase in income D) remain.
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  124) Differentiate between the primary and support activities that create value for a company's customers. How can managers determine whether an activity enhances customer value? 125) Briefly describe the strategy formulation process. Identify the activities under each stage.       .
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  127) Discuss the roles of business confidence and psychology in currency values. 128) Explain why managers prefer that movements in exchange rates be predictable. How does the Big Mac index help determine whether a currency is overvalued or undervalued, and what are its drawbacks?       .
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  132) Explain how movement in a currency's exchange rate affects the activities of both domestic and international companies.  Discuss how companies can export successfully despite a strong currency. 133) Explain the concept of devaluation, and explain the effect devaluation has on the price of a country's imports. Discuss how international companies.
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1) Traditionally, companies enter the international business arena by choosing to enter familiar nearby countries first.   2) Companies go international only to increase sales.   3) The first step in identifying potential markets is to assess the basic demand for a product.   4) The first step in screening potential markets is to assess the.
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    71) Organic growth refers to corporate strategy relying on ________. A) mergers and acquisitions B) joint venture growth C) internally generated growth D) strategic alliance growth   72) Methods of growth include all of the following EXCEPT ________. A) acquisitions B) joint ventures C) strategic alliances D) inorganic growth 73) A strategy designed to reduce the scale or scope of a.
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    61) Companies designing promotional campaigns and advertising strategies at headquarters are likely following a ________ strategy. A) retrenchment B) global C) multinational D) multidomestic   62) Global products are most common in industries where there is ________. A) little buyer convergence B) low pressure to contain costs C) significant price competition D) high pressure for localization   63) A ________ strategy can.
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  137) Compare and contrast the two main techniques for forecasting exchange rates: fundamental and technical analysis. Discuss the significance of the Jamaica Agreement, and identify its key provisions. 138) Explain how a pegged exchange rate system works.  Why would a country choose to follow this type of system?       .
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21) Weaker competitors often resort to retrenchment when national business environments grow more competitive.   22) The purpose of a combination strategy is to mix growth, retrenchment, and stability strategies across a corporation's business units.   23) The key to developing an effective business-level strategy is deciding on a general competitive strategy in the.
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    31) Locating production facilities within regional markets is popular because ________. A) producing in one of a region's countries provides duty-free access to every consumer in the trade bloc B) it simplifies language gaps C) it simplifies political and economic gaps D) marketing strategies can then be standardized across the bloc   32) The first step.
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    81) The process of collecting and analyzing original data and applying the results to current research needs is called ________. A) primary market research B) secondary survey research C) secondary market research D) original focus study   82) An exhibition at which members of an industry showcase their latest products, study activities of rivals, and examine.
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    41) Exploring the cost of transporting goods is part of which step in the screening process for potential markets and sites?   42) Quality of workforce, materials, and infrastructure is analyzed in which step of the screening process for potential markets and sites? 43) Assessing how culture affects the national business environment is.
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    51) Which of these is a support activity in a firm's value chain? A) Operations B) Inbound and outbound logistics C) Customer service D) Human resource management   52) A strategy of adapting products and their marketing strategies in each national market to suit local preferences is called a ________. A) multinational strategy B) stability strategy C) global strategy D).
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  114) A strategy in which a company exploits economies of scale to have the lowest cost structure of any competitor in its industry is called a(n) ________ strategy.   115) A(n) ________ strategy is one in which a company designs its products to be perceived as unique by buyers throughout its industry.   116).
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    91) If the nation had raised and not lowered its currency's value, its actions would be called ________. A) valuation B) devaluation C) fundamental disequilibrium D) revaluation   92) Which of the following would best explain to Tom what devaluation in a target market means? A) Devaluation increases the price of a country's exports on world markets. B).
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  136) Describe any three organizational structures common for the vast majority of the international companies. Provide an example organizational chart for each. 137) Explain participative management and accountability in a decentralized organization, and discuss accountability in a global matrix structure. Include a description of a global matrix structure in your answer.       .
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    31) Which of these is the process of identifying and selecting an organization's objectives and deciding how the organization will achieve those objectives? A) Mission formulation B) Planning C) Value chain analysis D) Strategy development   32) ________ is the set of planned actions taken by managers to help a company meet its objectives. A) Mission formulation B).
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  112) When creating a market-potential indicator for an emerging market, ________ attempts to estimate the extent to which free-market principles predominate.   113) When creating a market-potential indicator for an emerging market, ________ attempts to estimate market openness.   114) Selecting the market or site is the ________ step in the screening process for.
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    61) Developing a market-potential indicator for an emerging market is useful to companies considering ________. A) exporting B) licensing C) joint ventures D) wholly owned subsidiaries   62) Which of these is NOT a variable commonly included in market-potential analysis of an emerging market? A) Economic freedom B) Commercial infrastructure C) Fiscal and monetary policies D) Market intensity 63) When creating.
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  104) ________ are all parties who are affected by a company's activities.   105) A clearly identifiable group of potential buyers is known as a(n) ________. 106) A(n) ________ is a special ability of a company that competitors find extremely difficult or impossible to equal.   107) The process of dividing a company's activities into.
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    51) Poor fiscal and monetary policies of a nation's central bank are LEAST likely to cause which of the following? A) High rates of inflation B) Increasing budget deficits C) Flagging innovation D) Appreciating currency   52) Which of the following refers to management of the physical flow of products from point of origin as raw.
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    81) Which of these strategies is one in which a company designs its products to be perceived by buyers as unique throughout its industry? A) Differentiation B) Stability C) Low-cost leadership D) Retrenchment   82) Companies that follow a ________ strategy can charge a higher price and enjoy greater customer loyalty than the low-cost leader. A) differentiation B).
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41) To be the largest global company in each industry in which we compete is an example of an objective at the ________. A) individual department level B) business-unit level C) consumer level D) corporate level   42) At which level in a company do objectives usually become more precise and almost always contain numerical targets.
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