A culture's sense of beauty and taste is:
A. universal, as described in Homer's The Odyssey.
B. an aesthetic concern of no interest to the international manager.
C. an aesthetic concern that may interest the trailing spouse and is good to know a little
D. expressed in the culture's art and music and important for international managers to
Acceptable leadership traits across cultures, according to Project GLOBE, include:
A. directive, not afraid of criticizing others, and direct.
B. planning, able to stick to schedule, and able to stay within budget.
C. effective bargainer, dependable, win-win problem solver, and plans ahead.
D. high context, high power distance, and high tolerance for ambiguity.
E. low power distance, female, and low tolerance for ambiguity.
Musical tastes vary across cultures:
A. and are built on the solid foundation of the octave.
B. which is why they need to be understood by marketers who use music in
C. and come together in the Silk Road.
D. A and D.
Culture plays a role in global team member expectations. For example:
A. Americans are likely to want strong group identity.
B. Japanese are likely to want hierarchical leadership.