Chapter 03 - Morrison - Gbe 4e

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Chapter 03 - Morrison - Gbe 4e


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did McDonald’s sell its shareholding in Chipotle?
    • A. 

      It did not fit in with the McDonald’s approach to fast food

    • B. 

      It objected to Mexican menu items

    • C. 

      There was a dispute between executives of the two companies

    • D. 

      Chipotle was not profitable

  • 2. 
    Which of the following companies is most likely to be polycentric in culture?
    • A. 

      An American retailer whose main market is the US

    • B. 

      A Swiss consumer products company that serves global markets

    • C. 

      A Chinese car manufacturer that sells cars to mostly Chinese customers

    • D. 

      A Taiwanese company that manufactures smartphones in China

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a high-context culture?
    • A. 

      UK

    • B. 

      US

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 4. 
    Why did 2015 mark a turning point that allowed Iran to trade more with western businesses?
    • A. 

      Because it discovered huge new oil reserves

    • B. 

      Because it agreed a nuclear deal with western countries

    • C. 

      Because its religious leaders had given the go-ahead

    • D. 

      Because its business leaders were in favour of open markets

  • 5. 
    Which of the following best defines power distance in Hofstede’s cultural dimensions?
    • A. 

      Sense of being remote from those at the top

    • B. 

      Sense of having little power

    • C. 

      Sense of anxiety over decisions made by those above you

    • D. 

      Sense of being one of a group

  • 6. 
    Why is Taylorist scientific management criticized?
    • A. 

      It advocates very low wages

    • B. 

      It reduces human workers to machine-like, repetitive tasks

    • C. 

      It is based on assembly lines

    • D. 

      It is boring for workers

  • 7. 
    Remittances can be defined as…
    • A. 

      Payments by employers to migrants’ families

    • B. 

      Money sent by migrant workers to their families in their homelands

    • C. 

      Money sent to migrant workers by their families

    • D. 

      Payments made by governments to migrant workers

  • 8. 
    Which country among the following is the source of a large outward movement of refugees from conflict?
    • A. 

      Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Ireland

  • 9. 
    Which of these continents is experiencing the fastest-growing urbanization?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      South America

  • 10. 
    People aged 60 or over form what percentage of the population in developed regions?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      23%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not one of the reasons that domestic workers are often exploited?
    • A. 

      Their work is behind closed doors

    • B. 

      They are considered lesser people

    • C. 

      They have no legal rights

    • D. 

      They are migrant workers