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CSU BBA4426 unit III assessment




Question;Question 1;1.;Culture is an important factor to consider in the realm of international;management. The different perspectives from various cultures are what make;international business an emerging ideology. Individuals from various;perspectives are likely to prepare or recite different definitions for the;term culture. With that in mind, define culture by using your own words. Then;insert your definition into an online translator, select a language, and;provide the language and interpretation in a presentation (i.e., PowerPoint).;Include each of the following in your submission;a. Slide One;i. List the culture (or country) in the title;ii. Your definition of culture;iii. One picture or graphic that represents the culture;b. Slide Two;i. List the culture (or country) in the title;ii. The translation of your definition of culture;iii. One picture or graphic that represents the culture;To find an online translator, go to your favorite search engine and search;using the term translate.;For this short assignment, insert the definition of culture in your own words;and the translation of your choice into a presentation file (i.e.;PowerPoint). Imagine this is the short version of a presentation for a;multilingual audience.;Save and submit your file as one of the following file formats: PPT, PPTX, or;PDF.;Select translation tools offer an audio feature, which allows users to listen;to the translated text. Listen to the translation while you are there.;Consider how you can use this tool and other similar tools to prepare for a;meeting among international managers.;Answer;1.;Attach File;Attach Local File;Browse Content Collection. Opens a new pop up window.;32 points;Question 2;1.;Cultural values impact planning, operations, and decision making for;international organizations. The textbook includes a table of United States;Values and Possible Alternatives. Plus, the table lists examples of management;functions that are affected. List a professional value that is important to;you. Then, list an alternative to your value (i.e., How would someone else;disagree or have a different perspective?). Finally, briefly explain how each;value (i.e., your own and the alternative) impacts managerial;responsibilities. For your response, include any value and alternative except;for those in the table of United States Values and Possible Alternatives.;Your response should be at least 150 words in length. All sources used must be;referenced, paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;25 points;Question 3;1.;Hofstede established a method to analyze and evaluate dimensional values of;various cultures. Usethis fileto evaluate your own cultural values;by using the dimensions established by Hofstede. Then, compare your values to;other cultures (or countries). List the culture(s) (or country) that appears;to be least compatible with your cultural values. As an international manager;briefly describe how you can use this information to facilitate communication;and decisions.;Your response should include a completed evaluation of your cultural values, a;culture, or cultures, that least resembles your values, and a brief;description about how you can use the contrast in values to your advantage as;an international manager. The brief description should be at least 150 words;in length. Include your brief description at the end of the Hofstede Cultural;Values worksheet. All sources used must be referenced, paraphrased and quoted;material must have accompanying citations.;Answer;25 points;Question 4;1.;Match the following items to the correct answer option.;Answer;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Culture;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Values;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Power distance;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Uncertainty avoidance;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Individualism;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Collectivism;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Masculinity;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Femininity;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Universalism;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Particularism;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Communitarianism;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Neutral culture;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Emotional culture;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Specific culture;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Diffuse culture;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Achievement culture;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;Ascription culture;Read Answer Items for Question 4;-;A.;B.;C.;D.;E.;F.;G.;H.;I.;J.;K.;L.;M.;N.;O.;P.;Q.;R.;GLOBE;Read Answer Items for Question 4;Answer;A.;A cultural;characteristic in which the dominant values in society are success, money;and things.;B.;The belief;that ideas and practices can be applied everywhere in the world without;modification.;C.;The extent;to which people feel threatened by ambiguous situations and have created;beliefs and institutions that try to avoid these.;D.;A culture in;which emotions are held in check.;E.;A;multi-country study and evaluation of cultural attributes and leadership;behaviors among more than 17,000 managers from 951 organizations in 62;countries.;F.;The tendency;of people to belong to groups or collectives and to look after each other;in exchange for loyalty.;G.;Acquired;knowledge that people use to interpret experience and generate social;behavior.;H.;A culture in;which public space and private space are similar in size and individuals;guard their public space carefully, because entry into public space affords;entry into private space as well.;I.;A culture in;which status is attributed based on who or what a person is;J.;A culture in;which people are accorded status based on how well they perform their;functions.;K.;Basic;convictions that people have regarding what is right and wrong, good and;bad, important and unimportant.;L.;The belief;that circumstances dictate how ideas and practices should be applied and;that something cannot be done the same everywhere.;M.;The tendency;of people to look after themselves and their immediate family only.;N.;A cultural;characteristic in which dominant values in society are caring for others;and the quality of life.;O.;The extent;to which less powerful members of institutions and organizations accept;that power is distributed unequally.;P.;A culture in;which individuals have a large public space they readily share with others;and a small private space they guard closely and share with only close;friends and associates.;Q.;A culture in;which emotions are expressed openly and naturally.;R.;Refers to;people regarding themselves as part of a group.


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