1. Question :
A major trend in international developments includes:
Greater international trade and operations
A growing recognition of an international managerial perspective
A large increase in international investment
All of the above
2. Question :
It can be said that the reasons that explain why some governments make better use of the inflows from foreign investment and know-how than others include all of the following except:
Sound management of broader economic factors such as interest rates and inflation
Governmental practices that are business-friendly
Local entrepreneurs that can train workers and invest in modern technology
High tariffs and taxes on foreign investors and multinational corporations provide income to improve living conditions
3. Question :
The framework that Porter devised considers all of the following factors that affect a nation's competitiveness except:
Policies that protect the nation's domestic competitors.
Related and supported industries
4. Question :
When conditions of __________ consumer demand, __________ supplier bases, and __________ new entrant potential from related industries are evident, rivalry is intense in nations.
strong; strong; high
weak; weak; low
weak; weak; high
strong; strong; low
5. Question :
According to Michael Porter, firms that have experienced intense domestic competition are ____________.
unlikely to have the time or resources to compete abroad.
most likely to design strategies aimed primarily at the domestic market.
more likely to design strategies and structures that allow them to successfully compete abroad.
more likely to demand protection from their governments.
6. Question :
It is true that there is a tremendous allure to __________. This is because it is considered the big play, the dramatic gesture, since with one stroke of the pen you can add billions to size, get a front page story, and create excitement in markets.
strategic alliances and joint ventures
mergers and acquisitions
7. Question :
When a firm offers to buy shares of their stock from a company (or individual) planning to acquire their firm at a higher price than the unfriendly company paid for it, this antitakeover tactic is called (a) __________ .
An antitakeover tactic in which existing shareholders have the option to buy additional shares of stock at a discount to the current market price is called____________.
a poison pill
a golden parachute
9. Question :
The term "golden parachutes" refers to:
A clause requiring that huge dividend payments be made upon takeover
Financial inducements offered by a threatened firm to stop a hostile suitor from acquiring it
Managers of a firm involved in a hostile takeover approaching a third party about making the acquisition
Pay given to executives fired because of a takeover
Which one of the following is not considered an antitakeover tactic?
Related diversification has what primary benefits and risks associated with it?