International Business Opportunities and Challenges Study Set 1

Business

Quiz 3 :

Culture and Business

Quiz 3 :

Culture and Business

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Today's philosophers divide ethical theories into eight general subject areas.
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Culture awareness most commonly refers to the automatic acceptance of another culture's values and perspective.
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In Western Cultures, looking into someone's eyes, especially if they are older, may come off as disrespectful, since focusing directly on someone who is senior to you implies disrespect.
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The Western languages follow the traditional and the more singular definition of culture, where the word often implies refinement.
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Edward T.Hall is sometimes called the father of modern cross-cultural science and thinking.
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Even though people are focused on the bottom line, culture plays a crucial role in deciding with whom they do business.
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Understanding culture is important in determining the success of a business because different cultures have business practices, communication, and management styles that are different from those to which you are accustomed.
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Cross-cultural understanding means persuading individuals from other cultures to convert to ones' own point of view.
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According to Geert Hofstede, values are mostly conscious.
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Culture influences communication and, therefore, affects business if one is sourcing from different countries.
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In high power distance cultures, superiors and subordinates are more likely to see each other as equal in power.
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Culture influences our individual perspectives to such a great extent that we cannot always account for or comprehend its influence.
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Local culture, values, and customs play an insignificant role in the business environment.
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The study of cross-cultural analysis incorporates the fields of anthropology, sociology, psychology, and communication.
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Ethics is a branch of philosophy that seeks to address questions about morality.
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Preconceived notions help in successfully conducting business with people from other cultures.
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Culture is the beliefs, values, mind-sets, and practices of a group of people.
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Individualism refers to people's tendency to take care of themselves and their immediate circle of family and friends, perhaps at the expense of the overall society.
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A sense of ethics is determined by a number of social, cultural, and religious factors this sense influences us beginning early in adulthood.
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The highest hurdle to cross-cultural understanding and effective relationships is our frequent inability to understand the influence of culture on the personality.
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