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International Business Study Set 6

Business

Quiz 11 :

Strategy and Organization in the International Firm

Quiz 11 :

Strategy and Organization in the International Firm

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Which of the following is TRUE about global teams?
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B

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________ refers to using the resources of the firm, without wasting any of them.
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A

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IKEA fared well during the recent global recession. Its value-oriented furniture and housewares appealed to customers during tough economic times.
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True

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Which of the following activities would be considered last by a manager while developing strategies?
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Managers who exemplify an open-minded attitude and who appreciate cultural diversity are described as applying a global ________.
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How can a firm's strategy make the best use of the firm's resources? How does a firm's decision to have a centralized versus a decentralized organizational structure affect its strategy?
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GramTech Solutions is a software development firm based in the United States. The firm's CEO, David Ghaster, wants to open an outlet in India. Being a visionary leader, he would ________.
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When developing strategies, managers start by ________.
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Which of the following is the most critical asset of any organization?
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Strategy is ________.
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Brogj Inc. is a cosmetics manufacturer based in California, United States. The firm varies its products to suit the different conditions abroad. Brogj is an example of a ________.
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Which of the following is an example of a multidomestic industry?
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Organizational culture is ________.
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Companies that proactively build a global organizational culture will ________.
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The managerial routines, behaviors, and mechanisms that allow a firm to function as intended are known as ________.
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A culturally diverse team would ________.
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Firms that want to become globally competitive must seek simultaneously three strategic objectives-efficiency, flexibility, and learning.
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Efficiency refers to emphasizing consensus-based decision making and problem solving, in which managers readily share their knowledge.
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Describe the three strategic objectives for creating a competitive advantage in international business as proposed by Bartlett and Ghoshal. Provide an example to illustrate each objective.
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Which of the following is a characteristic of a global team?
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