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Ministry of Education

Al Baha University
Faculty of Administrative
& Financial Sciences
Department: Business
Administration

Course Name: International Business


Management
.Semester: I
Final Exam
.Date: 1437/3/18. Academic Year: 1436-1437
..Exam Duration: 2hours

Examination Instructions

For Instructors Use


Only:
Question
.No

Mark

Write your name and number clearly in the space


above.

No cell phones are allowed during the


examination at any time. You will be held
accountable if you are caught with one.

If you have any problems please just raise your


hand and wait for an invigilator.

You are not allowed to leave the Examination


Hall until at least 30 minutes of the exam has
passed.

Also, in the case of a multiple-choice question, if


you choose more than one answer, then the
professor is free to consider it as a wrong
answer.

You dont have the right to keep your answer


sheet once one of the invigilators tells you to
submit it.

You must completely follow all the instructions


by invigilator; otherwise you will be held
accountable.

Total

PART-A: Multiple Choice Questions (15 Marks)

1. ---------------------------------Study of morality and standards of conduct.


a) Ethics b) Behaviour c) Personality

2. -----------------------------Involves the actions of a firm to benefit society beyond


requirements of the law and the direct interests of the firm
a) Corporate Social Reading b) Corporate Social Responsibility c) Corparte
Research

3. ------------------------ Private, not-for-profit organization that seeks to serve


societys interests by focusing on social, political, and economic issues such as
poverty, social justice, education, health, and the environment.
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a) Nongovernmental organization (NGO) b) Nongovernmental Officer


(NGO)
c) Nongovernmental Order (NGO)

4. --------------------------- refusal to hire women for more than low-level jobs


a) Gender-gap hiring b) Gender-gap hoping c) Gender-gap honing

5. ----------------------------- Favors the greatest good for the greatest number of


people under a given set of constraints
a) Utilization b) Utilitarianism c) Utility

6. ---------------------------------is Acquired knowledge that people use to interpret


experience and generate social behavior. This knowledge forms values, creates
attitudes, and influences behavior.
a) Character b) Competition c) Culture

7. -------------------------------: In some societies, top managers make all important


organizational decisions.
a) Centralized Decision b) Decentralized Decision c) Uncentralized
Decision

8. ------------------------------ In others, these decisions are diffused throughout the


enterprise, and middle- and lower-level managers actively participate in, and
make, key decisions.
a) Centralized Decision b) Decentralized Decision c) Uncentralized
Decision

9. --------------------- In some societies, organizational decision makers are risk-averse


and have great difficulty with conditions of uncertainty.
a) Saffola
b) Sofa
c) Safety

10. -------------------- In others, risk taking is encouraged, and decision making under
uncertainty is common.
a) Return
b) Risk

c) Safety

11. ---------------------------- In some countries, personnel who do outstanding work are


given individual rewards in the form of bonuses and commissions.
a) Motivational rewards b) Group rewards c) Individual rewards
12. ---------------------------- In others, cultural norms require group rewards, and
individual rewards are frowned upon.
a) Motivational rewards b) Group rewards c) Individual rewards
13. --------------------------------- A nationalistic philosophy of management whereby
the values and interests of the parent company guide strategic decisions.
a) Ethnocentric predisposition b) Polycentric predisposition c) No
presiposition

14. ---------------------------- A philosophy of management whereby strategic decisions


are tailored to suit the cultures of the countries where the MNC operates.
a) Ethnocentric predisposition b) Polycentric predisposition c) No
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presiposition

15. --------------------------- Belief that one worldwide approach to doing business is


key to efficiency and effectiveness.
a) The Globalization Imperative b) The Localization Imperative c) The
Nationalization Imperative

PART-B: Short Answer Questions


(5x5=25)
ANSWER ANY FIVE QUESTIONS

1. What are Principles of the Global Compact?


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2. What do you mean by Individual rewards?


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3. What do you mean by Centralized Decision?


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4. Define Decentralized Decision


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5. What is The Globalization Imperative?


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PART-C: True or False


(10X1=10)
Virtue ethics focus on core, individual behaviors and actions and how
they express and form individual character is not Aristotelian
Human Rights, Labor, Environment and Anticorruption is called
Principles of the Global Compact
Study of morality and standards of conduct cannot be called as ethics.
Corporate Social Reasoning Involves the actions of a firm to benefit
society beyond requirements of the law and the direct interests of the
firm
Informal Procedures In some societies, much is accomplished through
informal means.
The culture of some countries encourages stability and resistance to
change.
Values are not the basic convictions that people have about
In some societies, people identify very strongly with their organization or
employer is called Low Loyalty.
A nationalistic philosophy of management whereby the values and
interests of the parent company guide strategic decisions is called
Polycentric predisposition
A philosophy of management whereby strategic decisions are tailored to
suit the cultures of the countries where the MNC operates is called
Ethnocentric predisposition

ANSWERS TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT---FINAL EXAM


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PART-A
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(5x2=10)

ANSWER

PART-B: Short Answer Questions

1.

What is Principles of the Global Compact?


Answer: Human2)Rights,
B Labor, Environment and
Anticorruption is called Principles of the Global Compact

2.

What do you mean by Individual rewards?


Answer: In some countries, personnel who do outstanding
4) A rewards in the form of bonuses
work are given individual
and commissions

3.

What do you mean by Centralized Decision?


Answer: In some
6)societies,
C top managers make all
important organizational decisions.

4.

3)

5)

7) Decision
A
Define Decentralized
Answer: In others, these decisions are diffused throughout
the enterprise, and
8) middleB and lower-level managers
actively participate in, and make, key decisions.
9)

5.

What is The Globalization Imperative?


Answer: Belief that one worldwide approach to doing
B and effectiveness.
business is Key 10)
to efficiency

6.

Define Polycentric
11)predisposition
C
Answer: A philosophy of management whereby strategic
decisions are tailored
12) toBsuit the cultures of the countries
where the MNC operates.

13) A
14) B
15) A

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