Cross Culture Management Objectives Set 2

15/08/2020 2 By indiafreenotes

Q1. Which of the following is the primary cause of noise in the communication process?
A) A lack of cultural empathy
B) ineffective listening skills
C) the speaker’s attributions
D) an individual’s life space

Q2. Trust most likely improves cross-cultural communication by ________.
A) Enabling managers to network effectively
B) Replacing formal legal contracts for global firms
C) Encouraging the open exchange of ideas and information
D) Eliminating all variables that hinder the communication process

Q3. If you assume that every member of a society or subculture has the same characteristics or traits, you are guilty of ________.

A) Attribution
B) Stereotyping
C) Cultural noise
D) Kinesics behavior

Q4. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons that language frequently causes miscommunication during international business situations?

A) Being unable to speak a local language

B) Translating a local language too literally

C) Missing meanings conveyed through body language

D) Assuming that others use similar reasoning processes

Q5. Which of the following will most likely be emphasized by an instrumental communicator?

A) Persuasion

B) Message Content

C) Body Language

D) Emotions

Q6. Posture, gestures, facial expressions, and eye contact are examples of ________.

A) Kinesic Behavior

B) Proxemics

C) Paralanguage

D) Oculesics

Q7. A person working in a high-contact culture will most likely experience which of the following?

A) Co-workers spending time together socially

B) Managers using hand motions to express emotion

C) Managers speaking to subordinates quickly and rudely

D) Co-Workers greeting each other with a double handshake

Q8. The considerable variation between Americans and Chinese in the use of silence during meetings is an aspect of ________.

A) Proxemics

B) Haptics

C) Paralanguage

D) Object Language

Q9. Which of the following is a true statement?

A) Monochronic cultures experience time in a linear way; polychronic cultures view time as having a past, present, and future.

B) Monochronic cultures treat time as a tool for bringing order to life; polychronic cultures tolerate many events occurring simultaneously.

C) Monochronic cultures experience time in a non-linear way; polychronic cultures view time as having a past, present, and future.

D) Monochronic cultures tolerate many events occurring simultaneously; polychronic cultures treat time as a tool for bringing order to life.

Q10. Which of the following is NOT true about monochronic cultures?

A) Time is viewed as something to be spent.

B) Monochronic people change plans frequently.

C) Monochronic people focus on one task at a time.

D) Short-term relationships are normal and acceptable.

Q11. Which of the following is the most accurate statement concerning the role of context in cross-cultural communication?

A) In high-context cultures, the message is implicit; in low-context cultures, the message is explicit.

B) In high-context cultures, there is a low sensory involvement; in low-context cultures, there is a high sensory involvement.

C) In high-context cultures, the message is explicit; in low-context cultures, the message is implicit.

D) In high-context cultures, there is a high sensory involvement; in low-context cultures, there is a low sensory involvement.

Q12. International managers working in the Middle East should do all of the following for effective communication EXCEPT ________.

A) Conducting business personally

B) Being flexible regarding schedules

C) Expressing doubts in group settings

D) Taking time to form friendships