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  • 1. 
    Hofstede’s original cultural theory was based on his IBM investigation conducted
    • A. 

      Around 1968 and around 1972

    • B. 

      Around 1963 and around 1970

    • C. 

      Around 1973 and around 1982

    • D. 

      Around 1972 and around 1982

  • 2. 
    According to Brannen and Thomas (2010) when asked what made him such a great hockey player Wayne Gretzky (perhaps the greatest hockey player of all time) is reported as having said,
    • A. 

      “I simply hit the puck a bit harder.”

    • B. 

      “I am just a bit taller than most other players.”

    • C. 

      “I skate to where the puck is going to be.”

    • D. 

      “I simply skate a bit faster.”

  • 3. 
    Brannen and Thomas (2010) define terminology for individuals switching their cultural identity in different situations. What is the term that Brannen and Thomas have used?
    • A. 

      Frame switching

    • B. 

      Separation

    • C. 

      Bidimensional model

    • D. 

      Bicultural Identity Integration (BII)

  • 4. 
    According to Chen & Miller (2010) the Chinese way of thinking has its emphasis on
    • A. 

      Balance and self-other integration.

    • B. 

      Contradictory negation and balance

    • C. 

      Paradoxical asymmetry and change

    • D. 

      Systemic integration of both-or imbalance

  • 5. 
    According to Chen & Miller (2010) the ambiculural manager is
    • A. 

      One who has taken proactive learning shifting from West to East.

    • B. 

      One who has taken balanced learning from East, Middle East, and West.

    • C. 

      One who has taken increasingly more learning from East than West.

    • D. 

      One who has taken profound learning from both East and West.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following characterizes an ambicultural manager?
    • A. 

      An ability to appreciate team work over individual performances.

    • B. 

      An ability to balance social interest and self-good.

    • C. 

      An ability to combine creativity and analytical thinking.

    • D. 

      An ability to see the wisdom and strength in other cultural and business paradigms.

  • 7. 
    According to Eriksen (2007) modern globalization is driven by following three factors:
    • A. 

      Information technology, cultural identity, and September 11.

    • B. 

      Information technology, cultural identity, and democracy.

    • C. 

      Democracy, internet, and emerging markets.

    • D. 

      The end of Cold War, internet, and identity politics.

  • 8. 
    According to Eriksen (2007)
    • A. 

      Globalization is hardly opposed to human rights.

    • B. 

      Globalization is a threat to local identities.

    • C. 

      Globalization entails Americanization and Chinesnization.

    • D. 

      Globalization is as a matter of act glocalization.

  • 9. 
    In Fang & Chimenson’s (2017) Thunderbird International Business Review paper it is discussed that “Made in China 2025” is:
    • A. 

      China’s 13th five-year plan for artificial intelligence.

    • B. 

      China’s 12th five-year plan for digital society.

    • C. 

      China’s strategic plan for Chinese digital intelligence.

    • D. 

      China’s gigantic plan for industrial innovation.

  • 10. 
    In Fang & Chimenson’s (2017) Thunderbird International Business Review paper “Boundary Wisdom” is defined as :
    • A. 

      It explains why people are not likely to acquire knowledge about other countries.

    • B. 

      It explains how people’s wisdom is limited by boundaries.

    • C. 

      It is a synonym of ethnocentrism.

    • D. 

      It explains how people’s wisdom is easily shared worldwide

  • 11. 
    Fang & Chimenson (2017) pointed out
    • A. 

      The media’s inability to analyze in terms of size, speed, paradox, and philosophy.

    • B. 

      The media’s inability to analyze in terms of strategy, vision, context, and history.

    • C. 

      The media’s inability to analyze in terms of strategy, tradition, culture, and philosophy.

    • D. 

      The media’s inability to analyze in terms of market, people, culture, and innovation.

  • 12. 
    According to Fang (2001) “Culture as a driving force”
    • A. 

      Fairness is at the core of this case study.

    • B. 

      Cooperation is basic to Chinese negotiation style.

    • C. 

      Reciprocity is at the core of this case study.

    • D. 

      Competition is at the center of Chinese negotiation propensity.

  • 13. 
    According to Fang (2001) “Culture as a driving force”
    • A. 

      The Chinese shipyard agreed to Swedish shipowner’s request to change the auxiliary engine design from medium-speed type to high-speed type.

    • B. 

      The Chinese shipyard agreed to Norwegian shipowner’s request to change the main engine design from medium-speed type to low-speed type.

    • C. 

      The Chinese shipyard agreed to Danish shipowner’s request to change the main engine design from medium-speed type to low-speed type.

    • D. 

      The Chinese shipowner agreed to Norwegian ship classification’s request to change the main engine design from high-speed type to low-speed type.

  • 14. 
    Fang (2001) “Culture as a driving force” contributes to theory by adding
    • A. 

      The Chinese shipyard did not accept Norwegian classification society’s offer although the offer was eventually lower than that of the English competitor.

    • B. 

      The Chinese shipowner did not accept Swedish classification society’s offer although the offer was eventually lower than that of the Norwegian competitor.

    • C. 

      The Chinese shipowner did not accept English classification society’s offer although the offer was eventually lower than that of the Danish competitor.

    • D. 

      The Chinese shipyard did not accept Norwegian classification society’s offer although the offer was eventually lower than that of the German competitor.

  • 15. 
    In Fang (2001): “Culture as a driving force”, why did the Chinese negotiator retaliate the new NOR manager who didn’t seem to have made any mistake
    • A. 

      Because the new and old NOR managers are private friends.

    • B. 

      Because the new NOR manager was appointed by the old NOR manager.

    • C. 

      The Chinese negotiator’s actual intention was to give the Shanghai assistant a lesson.

    • D. 

      The Chinese negotiator’s true intention was to give the Swedish assistant a lesson.

  • 16. 
    In Fang’s (2005-2006) paper on culture the author has discussed
    • A. 

      Finnish sauna.

    • B. 

      Finnish sauna and Finnish sisu.

    • C. 

      Finnish sauna and Santa Claus.

    • D. 

      Finnish sauna, Santa Claus and the Winter War.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following characteristics of culture is connected to the bipolar paradigm of culture described in Fang (2005-2006)?
    • A. 

      Culture changes over time.

    • B. 

      Culture is re-negotiated.

    • C. 

      Culture is variable.

    • D. 

      Culture is learned and passed on.

  • 18. 
    In Fang’s (2005-2006) paper on culture the author discussed
    • A. 

      Russian Ballet.

    • B. 

      Swedish Fika.

    • C. 

      Georgian Polyphony.

    • D. 

      Thai Take Away.

  • 19. 
    In Fang’s (2005-2006) paper on culture the author suggested that
    • A. 

      We study the “momentum” of culture.

    • B. 

      We study the “emotion” of culture.

    • C. 

      We study the “motionlessness” of culture.

    • D. 

      We study the “moment” of culture.

  • 20. 
    In Fang (2012) “Yin Yang: A new perspective on culture” the broad categories of the Dynamic Paradigm refer to
    • A. 

      Universal interaction and independent identity

    • B. 

      Knowledge management and multiple culture identity

    • C. 

      Intercultural interaction and multiple cultures’ perspectives

    • D. 

      Logical positivism and dialectical thinking

  • 21. 
    According to Fang (2012) “Yin Yang: A new perspective on culture”
    • A. 

      Yin Yang illustrates the Chinese view of paradox as interdependent opposites compared with the Western view of paradox as inclusive opposites.

    • B. 

      Yin Yang entails the Chinese view of contradiction as independent opposites compared with the Western view of paradox as dependent opposites.

    • C. 

      Yin Yang captures the Chinese view of paradox as interdependent opposites compared with the Western view of paradox as exclusive opposites.

    • D. 

      Yin Yang describes the Chinese view of change as interdependent opposites compared with the non- Chinese view of paradox as dependent opposites.

  • 22. 
    According to Fang (2012) “Yin Yang: A new perspective on culture”
    • A. 

      The static paradigm has more or less missed a paradox perspective that culture has the capacity to reconcile the opposite dimensions of any cultural phenomena and can thus be either ‘feminine’ or ‘masculine’, either ‘individualist’ or ‘collectivist’, and so forth, in a static-dynamic integration of paradox and change.

    • B. 

      The static paradigm has completely missed a duality perspective that culture has the capacity to reconcile the opposite poles of any cultural dimensions and can thus be both ‘feminine’ and ‘masculine’, both ‘individualist’ and ‘collectivist’, and so forth, in a dynamic process of change and transformation.

    • C. 

      The static paradigm has surely missed a duality perspective that culture has the learning capacity to embrace the different value orientations of any cultural phenomena and can thus be both ‘feminine’ and ‘masculine’, both ‘individualist’ and ‘collectivist’, and so forth, in a dynamic process of change and transformation.

    • D. 

      The static paradigm has completely missed a change perspective that culture has the capacity to learn from all the opposite poles of any cultural phenomenon and can thus be both ‘feminine’ and ‘masculine’, both ‘individualist’ and ‘collectivist’, and so forth, in a dynamic understanding of paradox, change and transformation.

  • 23. 
    In Fang (2012) “Yin Yang: A new perspective on culture” the following proposition is discussed:
    • A. 

      If there exist {‘+V1’, ‘+V2’, ‘+V3’, . . . ‘+Vn’} in a culture, {‘-V1’, ‘-V2’, ‘-V3’, . . . ‘-Vn’} can coexist in the same culture depending on time, environment and vision.

    • B. 

      If there exist {‘+V1’, ‘+V2’, ‘+V3’, . . . ‘+Vn’} in a culture, {‘-V1’, ‘-V2’, ‘-V3’, . . . ‘-Vn’} can coexist in the same culture depending on contingency, context, and time.

    • C. 

      If there exist {‘+V1’, ‘+V2’, ‘+V3’, . . . ‘+Vn’} in a culture, {‘-V1’, ‘-V2’, ‘-V3’, . . . ‘-Vn’} can coexist in the same culture depending on the situation, vision, and time.

    • D. 

      If there exist {‘+V1’, ‘+V2’, ‘+V3’, . . . ‘+Vn’} in a culture, {‘-V1’, ‘-V2’, ‘-V3’, . . . ‘-Vn’} can coexist in the same culture depending on contingency, time, situation.

  • 24. 
    According to Fang et al (2004)’s “Why did the Telia-Telenor merger fail”:
    • A. 

      Co-operation between Finns and Swedes seem to function better than Finns and Danes.

    • B. 

      Co-operation between Norwegians and Swedes seem to function better than Norwegians and Danes.

    • C. 

      Co-operation between Swedes and Finns seem to function better than Norwegians and Finns.

    • D. 

      Co-operation between Finns and Swedes seem to function better than Norwegians and Swedes.

  • 25. 
    According to Fang et al (2004)’s “Why did the Telia-Telenor merger fail”:
    • A. 

      The Swedish Minister said: ‘‘Norway is the last Soviet state.’’

    • B. 

      The Swedish Prime Minister said: ‘‘Norway is the last Soviet state.’’

    • C. 

      The Swedish national trade union leader said: ‘‘Norway is the last Soviet state.’’

    • D. 

      The Swedish chief negotiator said: ‘‘Norway is the last Soviet state.’’