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  91) Effective communicators have a competitive edge in the job market. 92) Being adaptable means being purposeful in designing communication to achieve a specific outcome. 93) Effective communicators are audience-oriented. 94) The quality that makes you appear businesslike is adaptability. 95) A strong sense of ethics will help you use communication effectively. 96) Professionalism requires.
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  21) Dixon Manufacturing, a British MNE, believes that its business practices are superior, so it does not make any policy changes in foreign markets. Dixon Manufacturing most likely takes a(n) ________ approach to staffing. A) ethnocentric B) polycentric C) geocentric D) monocentric 22) A(n) ________ staffing policy framework assumes that the practices and procedures that.
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  41) A transaction exposure for a U.S. company ________. A) occurs when the dollar value of a payable from exports changes as the exchange-rate changes B) generally takes place when foreign currencies weaken against the dollar C) occurs when reporting systems are inadequate D) does not result in a gain or loss in cash.
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  51) Kevin, a manager at Ace Electronics, has relocated to India for an expatriate assignment. Kevin's wife, Julia, and three children have joined him. Ace Electronics provides the family with money intended to help Julia find a job and develop cross-cultural skills. Which of the following is Ace providing the.
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  11) Which of the following terms best describes web-based applications designed to promote interactions among people? A) Cookie B) Social media C) Filter D) Firewall E) Router 12) Good business communication skills ________. A) can have a positive impact on your life outside of work B) will help you advance in your career but will hinder your personal.
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  91) What are the differences between ethnocentric, polycentric, and geocentric frameworks? 92) What types of employees are increasingly being chosen for expatriate assignments? What characteristics are firms seeking when selecting expatriates?     .
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1) Which of the following is a complex process of encoding and decoding information, ideas, and feelings? A) Confidence B) Communication C) Professional presence D) Transmission model E) Feedback 2) Which communication model focuses on a single communication exchange in a linear transmission? A) Transmission B) Physiological C) Language D) Transaction E) Relational 3) Putting ideas into words, images, or actions takes.
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  21)Genuine requests for information and opinion fall under the category of ________ questions. A) accusatory B) trigger C) authentic D) biased E) symbolic 22)According to David Novak, Chairman, CEO, and President of Yum Brands, what is the best way to give feedback? ? A) Start with the most negative information first. B) Start by identifying what is being.
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  81) Expatriate failure, broadly defined, indicates there is a breakdown in a company's selection policies to staff its foreign operations. 82) Failure rates for overseas postings fall typically between 30 and 50 percent, and usually reduce performance, sidetrack careers, and corrode morale. 83) Upon selection of an executive for an expatriate posting,.
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  21) The stock market is also known as the ________. A) capital market B) foreign exchange market C) bond market D) equity-capital market 22) A negotiable certificate issued by a U.S. bank to represent the underlying shares of a foreign corporation's stock is called a(n) ________. A) Euroequity B) American Depositary Receipt C) Global Depositary Receipt D) European Depositary.
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  61) The long-term financing dimension of cash management deals with the selection, issuance, and management of long-term debt and equity. 62) Acquiring and allocating financial resources among the company's activities and projects is the responsibility of the financial marketing manager. 63) Equity financing is the degree to which a firm funds the.
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  95) What is capital budgeting? What types of risks are involved? How can an MNE manage these risks? a.define and measure exposure b.organize and implement a reporting system that monitors exposure and exchange-rate movements c.adopt a policy assigning responsibility for minimizing exposure d.formulate strategies for hedging exposure 96) What is a transfer price? Why are.
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  41) Expatriate failure, defined in broad terms, refers to the ________. A) manager's premature return home due to poor job performance B) manager's miscues, which give competitors a market advantage C) unintentional dilution of the company's core competency D) poor selection procedures of the MNE 42) Today, which of the following is LEAST likely to.
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  61) In the workplace, which communication skill is most often used? A) Listening B) Reading C) Writing D) Presenting E) Speaking 62) Focusing on a speaker in order to make sense of the information and provide feedback is part of what communication skill? A) Persuasion B) Listening C) Professionalism D) Clarity E) Ethics 63) How can you, as the communicator, increase the.
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  1) Why is management of international human resources more difficult than management of human resources at the domestic level? A) the complications that arise from political, cultural, legal, and economic differences between countries B) the challenge posed by managers in other countries that aim to achieve global objectives for the company no.
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  1) Global Positioning Solutions Inc. is a Utah-based company that ________. A) provides location assistance for global executives who travel frequently B) is a division of a banking syndicate in the Western part of the United States C) assists firms that have foreign-exchange needs but that lack in-house foreign-exchange teams D) started out by.
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  11)A message that is conveyed through something other than words uses what type of communication technique? A) Passive B) Indirect C) Nonverbal D) Interpretive E) Comprehensive 12) Critically reviewing and judging what you hear takes place when _____ communication. A) paraphrasing B) comprehending C) interpreting D) evaluating E) hearing 13)Which step in the listening process initiates the next step in the conversation? A).
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  31) Which of the following is unique to foreign project assessment in the capital budgeting decision? A) Project cash flows must be determined. B) Parent cash flows and project cash flows are the same. C) Local tax issues affect the determination of free cash flows and the remittance of earnings. D) Inflation is not.
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  11) Which of the following is NOT an advantage associated with Eurocurrencies? A) more convenience for users B) better yield for lenders C) tighter U.S. regulation D) cheaper lending rates 12) Which of the following is a characteristic of the Eurocurrency market? A) The Eurocurrency market is both short and medium term. B) Private borrowers are the.
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  21) The physical context model recognizes that communication is influenced by a broader set of external forces. 22) Discuss the idea of presence and how to develop a professional presence. 23) Polish, confidence, and passion are elements of what type of communication skill? A) Nonverbal B) Team C) Listening D) Writing E) Group 24) Based on a report.
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  71) Cultural sensitivity ________. A) applies only to international communication B) deals exclusively with people who are non-native English speakers C) does not refer to cultural differences among people of different ages D) may apply to cultural differences between people of different genders E) is impossible to achieve given the diversity in the world today 72).
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1)Passive listening means ________. A) focusing attentively on what a speaker says B) hearing information without actively paying attention to ensure understanding C) actively working to understand the information a speaker is providing D) trying to interpret the information presented by a speaker E) responding to a speaker to acknowledge understanding 2)Which of the following is.
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  81) ________ is the quality of being unambiguous and easy to understand. A) Appropriateness B) Ethics C) Substitutability D) Clarity E) Conciseness 82) ________ means that a message uses no more words than are necessary to accomplish its purpose. A) Clarity B) Appropriateness C) Substitutability D) Conciseness E) Ethics 83) Your audience will understand ________ language faster than ________ language. A) clear; concise B).
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  31) An advantage of the geocentric outlook to staffing is ________. A) encouraging workers to appreciate the special virtues of a particular country B) giving people a flexible perspective for fitting operations to different countries C) removing most behavioral barriers to fully adapting to the chosen local market D) tapping learning opportunities around the.
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  51) Describe steps in the transmission model of communication, how and where the process has the potential for failure. 52) Discuss and provide examples of why selection of the proper communication medium is so important. 53) Explain the physiological barrier, language barrier, and psychological barrier of communication. Include examples of each. 54) Why.
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  41) A hearing loss is an example of a ________ barrier. A) psychological B) semantic C) language D) physiological E) mixed message 42) ________ arise from language that is ambiguous or difficult to understand. A) Psychological barriers B) Semantic barriers C) Language barriers D) Physiological barriers E) Mixed messages 43) A ________ arises when the sender and receiver do not share a.
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  71) The MNE that aims to control the transfer of its unique core competencies overseas usually prefers an ethnocentric staffing policy. 72) Unlike the geocentric and polycentric mindsets, the ethnocentric mindset is not tied to a particular home or host nation. 73) An executive with a polycentric staffing policy presumes that successful.
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  11) Jeanette Thompson, a native Texan, is being sent by her company, Samsung of South Korea, to head up a new facility in Hong Kong. Jeanette would be considered a(n) ________. A) inpatriate B) host-country citizen C) third-country national D) local executive 12) Growing demand for expatriates stems from which of the following? A) the emergence.
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