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Managing Quality

Business

Quiz 3 :

Global Supply Chain Quality and International Quality Standards

Quiz 3 :

Global Supply Chain Quality and International Quality Standards

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Importers produce their products and ship them internationally.
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By changing their ________ environment, firms locate themselves near to or far away from natural resources.
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Explain the role of exporters in international markets. What are the difficulties they face?
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Exporters produce their products and ship them internationally, incurring high shipping costs but avoiding many of the problems, such as loss of control associated with globalization. However, success on a multinational scale may be more difficult to attain for exporters because they never develop the marketing expertise and logistical capabilities associated with entering foreign markets. Many times pure exporters are subject to limitations that resident companies do not have in terms of import tariffs and import restrictions.

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Through licensing, firms are able to reach international markets without having to establish international supply chains or marketing arms.
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Group technology is utilized among which of the following cultures as a quality method?
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Market diversity drives the need for culture-specific research and development.
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By licensing, a U.S. firm can allow foreign firms to sell in restricted markets while using the design of the original designer.
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Describe the differences between the task environment and the social environment of a firm.
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The portion of a firm's environment that has to do with the operating structure the firm encounters when globalizing is called the ________ environment.
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________ produce their products and ship them internationally.
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________ allows foreign firms to sell in restricted markets while using the design of the original designer.
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Which of the following approaches to quality is influenced by a culture of waste reduction due to limited natural resources and high importing costs?
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The physical environment facing globalizing corporations refers to cultural factors such as language and business customs.
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The social environment of the firm has to do with the operating structure that the firm encounters when globalizing.
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What is globalization?
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The ________ approach to quality is most sensitive to employees and employee satisfaction as a result of strong unions.
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The benefits of licensing and partnering are that the exporting firm does not have to globalize to make sales in international markets.
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With growing economies in many parts of the world, firms need to globalize to participate in these markets.
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The ________ environment facing globalizing corporations refers to cultural factors such as language, business customs, customer preferences, and patterns of communication.
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Which of the following quality approaches is influenced by a culture of results and focuses on the benefits quality provides to the bottom-line?
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