Understanding the religious beliefs of foreign markets is:
A. not really necessary because religion is one and the Truth is universal.
B. useful, because religions affect attitudes and beliefs across cultures.
C. not necessary because religion is not a part of culture; it is beyond culture.
D. useful because there is always the possibility of conversion.
Hofstede's masculinity-femininity dimension suggests that, as an international manager,
you might well:
A. avoid feminine cultures because their production levels will lag.
B. avoid very masculine cultures because they violate EEOC standards.
C. find men and women equally ready to assume leadership roles in a feminine culture.
D. find women too competitive in a feminine culture.
Managers of international companies that are attempting to develop a competitive
advantage face a formidable challenge because:
A. all of B, C, and D.
B. resources are always scarce.
C. there are many alternative ways to use the company's scarce resources.
D. managers are forced to make choices regarding what to do and what not to do.
E. two of B, C, and D.
All the reasons for making decisions at IC headquarters, at subsidiary headquarters, or
A. do not apply in joint venture situations.
B. apply equally in joint venture situations.
C. apply only to a corporate entity between two or more companies that are foreign to