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(TCO 1) Carry Jones has proven herself as an able manager.

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(TCO 1) Carry Jones has proven herself as an able manager. Her work department?s project completion rate is the highest in the firm?s division. Furthermore, her team?s projects produce the highest quality products and the lowest defects in her division. This is all accomplished with fewer full-time people than other managers. When asked, Carry contributes the secret of her success is in her ability to delegate responsibility and her understanding of "management functions." Carry's ability to complete high quality activities efficiently and effectively with and through other people is known as _____. (Points: 5);management;leadership;entrepreneurship;delegation;Question 2.2. (TCO 2) The Ford Motor Company sold an auto parts company because profitability was low. The main environmental dimension considered was (Points: 5);sociocultural.;technological.;economic.;political/legal.;domestic.;Question 3.3. (TCO 3) A company is required by law to preserve and protect the natural resources. A company that goes beyond the requirements of the law might adopt a (an) ________ approach. (Points: 5);realistic;active;stakeholder;reflective;All of the above;Question 4.4. (TCO 4) _____ is the attitude in which managers use a global view and look for the best approaches and people regardless of origin. (Points: 5);Monolingualism;Parochialism;Ethnocentric attitude;Maquilador attitude;Geocentric attitude;Question 5.5. (TCO 5) If Delta Airlines decides to buy a regional carrier, this would be an example of a(n) _____ plan. (Points: 5);operational;strategic;tactical;contingency;standing;Question 6.6. (TCO 6)Which of the following is a source of equity financing provided by a professionally managed pool of investors? (Points: 5);Financial institutions;Personal financial resources;Angel investors;Government business development programs;None of the above;Question 7. 7. (TCO 1) What are the functions of a manager? Describe each function. (Points: 10);Question 8. 8. (TCO 2) Define this term about the general environment: Sociocultural dimension. Explain how a specific company has been impacted by the sociocultural aspect of society. Be specific. (Points: 10);Question 9. 9. (TCO 3) Give five of the factors that determine whether an individual will be unethical or ethical in a situation. Give a short definition of each of the factors. (Points: 10);Question 10. 10. (TCO 4) Culture varies by country. Give five of the dimensions and one country that is likely to be high and one that is likely to be low for each dimension. (Points: 10);Question 11. 11. (TCO 7) Give the six elements that are involved in organizational design. Breifly define each. (Points: 10);Question 12. 12. (TCO 4) Describe three environmental challenges of international management. (Points: 15);Question 13. 13. (TCO 5) Identify a company and write a brief SWOT analysis for that company. (Points: 15);Question 14. 14. (TCO 6) A new business can be started either from scratch or by buying an existing business. Which method seems best to you? Explain your answer. (Points: 15);Question 15. 15. (TCO 7) The business world today is increasingly complex and variable in virtually every country and industry. Thus, organizations must become more organic. How do you define an organic organization and a mechanistic organization? What are some of the outcomes that companies will experience as they become more organic and less mechanistic? Be sure to include both positive and negative outcomes. (Points: 15)

 

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