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5680 Quiz 2 Spring 2017 – Chapters Text 5/6/7/8 Global Management
Name Date Total Quiz Score _________
MM Chapters 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 True / False (1 PT Each) Total Section Score Max 20 ___
1. Religious and Spiritual workplace markers are not easily identified. A. True B. False
2. The trend of rising immigration and use of international workers bring different religious and
spiritual tradition regarding the meaning of work into the workplace. A. True B. False
3. There is an increase number of civil rights cases where the claims being made are based on
Violations of religious rights of employees and their beliefs. A. True B. False
4. Israel incorporates parts of Shari’a Law into its legal system. A. True B. False
5. The polar opposite of Natural Law is Legal Positivism A. True B. False
6. Common Law is based on statutes. A. True B. False
7. Civil Law is Adversarial in nature. A. True B. False
8. There are Non-Rule of law countries that operate in the world today A. True B. False
9. Globalization is the most important trend affecting the world today A. True B. False
10. Third Country Nationals (TCN’s) are employees who work in a country not of their birth.
A. True B. False
11. Global Performance Management balances Global HR Strategies and local initiatives.
A. True B. False
12. Intercultural Competence provides a bridge between domestic and global perspectives.
A. True B. False
13. If a cross-cultural learner is overly supported no learning takes place. A. True B. False
14. Learners at the Denial Stage of Intercultural Training need to be introduced to culture and
the importance it will have in helping their careers. A. True B. False
15. Learners with an integration worldview are not discomforted by cultural differences. A. True B. False
16. Intercultural Competence “bridges” both Domestic and Global Contexts
A. True B. False
17. The average International Assignment of 3 years can cost about $1.3 M
A. True B. False
18. Geert Hofstede's four dimensions of culture are: power distance, uncertainty avoidance, tolerance for ambiguity and masculinity. A True B False
19. Power distance is "the extent to which less powerful members of institutions and organizations accept that power is distributed unequally". ATrue B False
20. Countries with low uncertainty-avoidance cultures have a great deal of structuring of organizational activities, more written rules, less risk-taking by managers, lower labor turnover and less ambitious employees. ATrue B False
Multiple Choice (Select the correct answer) (2 Points each) Total Section Score Max 40
21. Which Trend is NOT part of the New Understanding of Change in the Global Workplace?
Rising Immigration Rates B. Changed definitions of “Individual Differences”
C. Broadened interest in spirituality D. More focus on Diversity Training
22. What Level of Engagement is NOT part of the Diversity Levels of Spiritual Engagement.
A. Compliance B. Normalization C. Utilization D. Acceptance
23. What is the most stated reason why International Assignments fail?
Career Concerns B. Cultural Adjustment C. Family ConcernsD. Left Company
24. What of the following is NOT a key HR area of concern stressed by Top Corporations
Global CompetitionB. Changing Demographics C. Rising Costs D. Technology
25. Which HR skills areas are most important for effective Global HR Leaders today?
A. Inquisitiveness B. Perspective C. CharacterD. NegotiationsE. Savvy
26. Intercultural Mindset includes which dimensions?
A. Knowledge of cultural-general maps B. Knowledge of specific Cultures
C. Knowledge of Local LawsD. Cultural Self-- Awareness
26. The percentage of Failed International Assignments are:
10 – 15% B. 18 – 23%C. 25 – 40%D. 43 – 58%
27. Global Training and Development major challenges are:
A. Who the training is developed by. B. Who should deliver the training.
C. How should the training be delivered. D. Where the training should be delivered
28. Which of these potential Strategic Options are not included in the Adler Strategic list?
Cultural Dominance B. Cultural Compromise
C. Cultural Acceptance D. Cultural Synergy
29. Which Global HR Traits are key to success in a strong HR Leader.
Inquisitiveness B. Perspective
C. Character D. Savvy
30. Culture is: A. Individual B. AcquiredC. Inherited D. Unstructured
31. _____ is acquired knowledge that people use to interpret, experience and generate social
behavior. A. Edification B. CultureC. Symbol D. Cognition
32. All of the following are accurate descriptions of the main characteristics of culture except:
A. Culture is inherited or biologically based; it is not acquired by learning and experience B. People as members of a group, organization or society share culture; it is not specific to a single individual C. Culture is cumulative, passed down from one generation to the next D. Culture is based on the human capacity to symbolize or use one thing to represent another
33. The following definitions accurately match their dimension of culture except
A. People as members of a group, organization or society share culture B. Culture has structure and is integrated C. Culture is based on the human capacity to change or adapt D. Culture is cumulative, passed down from one generation to another
34. Identify the handshake that does not accurately match the culture it is associated
A. Asian-gentle B. French-light and quick
C. Latin America-moderate grasp; repeated frequently D. United States-soft+
35. According to the text, the highest cultural priority (or value) in the U.S. is considered as: A. Family security B. Belonging C. Freedom D. Cooperation
36. According to the text, the highest cultural priority (or value) in Japan is considered as: A. Cooperation B. Individualism C. Family security D. Belonging
37 If a culture encourages stability, it means that it:
A. Is averse to formal procedures B. Encourages innovation
C. Is resistant to change D. Focuses on short-term horizons
38. If cultural norms do not give employees bonuses or commissions as a form of recognition, it means that the culture:
A. Encourages stability B. Is informal C. Is high on organizational loyalty
D. Frowns upon individual rewards
39. In the graphic representation of the model of culture, the center or heart of culture is the:
A. Explicit artifacts and products of the society B. Norms and values that guide the society
C. Implicit, basic assumptions that guide people's behavior
D. History of a nation and the resulting norms of behavior
40.. Buildings and art are considered to be the _____ of a culture.
A. Explicit artifacts and product B. Norms and values C. Formal values
D. Basic assumptions that govern behavior
Fill in the Blanks (10 Points) List Correct Letter by Quadrant Section Score -
41. Complete the Challenge and Support Training Grid Below – Indicate the result by quadrant
High Challenge Content
Learner Leaves │ Leaner Acquired Knowledge
High | Low
Challenge_______________________________ │____________________________ Challenge
Process │ Process
│ Learner Rests
Learners Develops Skills │
Low Challenge Content
A. Learner Acquires Knowledge B. Learner Rests C. Learner Leaves D. Learner Develops
Fill in the Blanks (10 Points) Section Score -
42. Indicate the stages of Intercultural Sensitivity Development during Intercultural Training
B. C D. E. F.
Ethnocentric Stages │Ethnorelative Stages
Denial B. Defense C. . Minimization
D.Acceptance E. Adaptation F. Integration
List Stages in order - Acceptance / Adaptation / Defense / Denial / Integration / Minimization
43. Describe the GLOBE Initiative in Detail (Max 10 Points) Section Score -
The Globe initiative is a program designed to create global leadership and organizational behavior effectiveness, it helps prepare the future leaders in meeting the challenges of the global environment. The purpose of this initiative is to examine how different cultures views leadership. The initiative evaluated nine different cultural attributes using managers from 951 organizations in 62 countries. Different cultural team of about 170 scholars from around the world teamed up to conduct surveys on about 17000 manages in different industries like financial services, food processing, telecommunications etc. the nine dimensions includes Uncertainty avoidance, power distance, collectivism 1: Social collectivism, collectivism II: in-group collectivism, gender egalitarianism, assertiveness, future orientation, performance orientation and humane orientation.
44. Describe the Concept of Tribal Leadership in detail and How it Works – (Max 10) Score-
Tribal leadership strategy is an integration of research, with recognizing the value of the people implementing it and the noble cause of aspiring it. There are five components of tribal leadership which are core values, noble cause, outcomes, assets and behaviors. When embarking on tribal leadership strategy, different approaches are embarked upon, knowing yourself is the key approach then all organizations form into tribes which is a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 150. There are five stages to the tribal culture method which are life sucks, my life sucks, I’m great you are not, we’re great, life is great. These stages help us learn how tribes behaves and how to help them move to create great organizations and the goals of the tribes is to stabilize at stage four.
1asp; repeated frequently D. United States-soft+
The Globe initiative is a program designed to create global leadership and organizational behavior effectiveness, it helps prepare the future leaders in meetin