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Multinational organizations have ethical obligations toward all but which one of the following?
cultural relativism
although boeing is incorporated in the Unites States, a supplier in singapore makes thr doors for the nose landing gear, and suppliers in Italy manufacture wing flaps, boring is taking part in
outsourcing
an act, as simple as shaking hands when meeting new people is an example of practicing
norms
factors such as ___ and ___clearly influence the values and norms of a society.
social structure and religion
what are the two macro factors that seem to underlie the trend toward greater globalization.
The decline in barriers to the free flow of goods, services and capital that has occurred since the end of WW2, and increased technological change
many international business thical issues arise as a result of all but which oneof the folllwoing,
differences in monetary exchange rates
certain scholors have argued that the most important business implications of religion center on...
the extent to which religions shape attitudes toward work and entrepreneurship.
a ____is a system of values and norms that are shared among a group of people that when taken together constitute a design for living
culture
the world bank has stimated that if current trends continue, by 2020 the ______ economy could be 40% larger that that of the United States.
Chinese
Which of the following technological developments did NOT dramatically enhance globalization?
Developments in agriculture technologies
In todays society, the most important market is the
Global Market
most of the worlds ethical systems are the product of
religions
name the worlds major religions by size from highest to lowest
christianity, islam, hinduism, buddhism, confucianism
from an international business perspective, some argue that what is ethical depends upon one's ____.
cultural perspective
the concept of ____. refers to the idea that businesspeople should consider the social consequences of economic actions when making business decisions
social responsibility
the trend from distinct national economic units and toward one huge global market is commonly referred to as:
globalization
the importance attached to _____ is a central value of the Japanese culture.
group membership
in contrast to the western emphasis on the _____, in many other societies the _____ is the primary unit of social organization.
individual, group
A society's ____ refers to its basic social organization.
social structure
The high level of entrepenurial activity in the Unites States can be attributed in part to the high level of emphasis placed on the _____ in american society.
individual
_____ is a US law regulating behavior regarding the conduct of international business in taking bribes and other unethical actions
the foreign corrupt practices Act
Which one of the following dimensions focused on how a society deals with the fact that people are unequal in physical and intellectual capabilities.
power distance
in recent years, all of the following countries have seen their share of world output fall exceptL
china