MT 140 MT140 Exam Unit 10 Answers - Kaplan

MT 140 MT140 Exam Unit 10 Answers - Kaplan

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Kaplan MT140 Exam Unit 10 Answers

Question 1

 

2 / 2 points

Which statement is true about people in hierarchical societies?

Question options:

They show a relatively greater respect for power and authority.

They reject the idea that the wealthy and powerful are deserving of more respect.

They believe that an individual’s social ranking at birth will probably change

They embrace the “tall poppy” syndrome

Question 2

 

0 / 2 points

Shared values often exist across cultures; however, these values may vary a great deal in terms of their:

Question options:

importance

improvement

change

morals

Question 3

 

2 / 2 points

Which of the following is true of meetings in more time-oriented cultures?

Question options:

Meetings tend to start and finish later than announced.

Meetings tend to be less structured.

Meetings tend to have no agenda or an agenda that may not be followed.

Meetings tend to start and finish on time.

Question 4

 

2 / 2 points

Concerning communication in national and organizational cultures, which of the following statements is true about individuals who place a high value on maintaining harmonious relationships?

Question options:

They think that conflict helps to clear the air.

They place little to no emphasis on facts and clarity.

They use shared knowledge and experience.

They don't consider others' feellings in their speech.

Question 5

 

2 / 2 points

Mindful international managers need to recognize that behavior and interaction are not only influenced by culture, but also by:

Question options:

Financial need

Society

Personality

Environment

Question 6

 

2 / 2 points

When working across cultures, it is important to understand the values, attitudes, and beliefs that underpin:

Question options:

Location

Religion

Behavior

Opinions

Question 7

 

2 / 2 points

Which of the following statements is true about working in international projects?

Question options:

Project members come from the same professional or functional cultures.

Project members come from the same organizational cultures.

Project leaders are usually from the same countries as their team members.

Project members may work in different national or ethnic environments.

Question 8

 

2 / 2 points

In an international work context, why is transparency – for example the clear definition of tasks – important?

Question options:

Because in the international work context, there is no room for ambiguity.

Because there is a chance of misunderstanding due to language and distance.

Because in the international work context, there is no room for complexity.

Because the international manager must resolve every issue immediately.

Question 9

 

2 / 2 points

When you work internationally, you have to deal with the potential barriers of:

Question options:

Language and cultures

Morals and culture

Internal and external

Personality and environment

Question 10

 

2 / 2 points

Fixed, general images that a lot of people believe represent a particular group of people are known as:

Question options:

Assumptions

Realities

Stereotypes

Influences

Question 11

 

2 / 2 points

Regarding attitudes towards change according to Schwartz’ framework for openness to change self-direction is a driver of change that:

Question options:

Seeks fun and pleasure, wants to enjoy life.

Does lots of different things, seeks new activities, and likes surprises.

Likes to be independent and self-reliant, likes freedom to decide.

Is indifferent about personal creativity and imagination.

Question 12

 

2 / 2 points

Concerning managing a group in an international context, which of the following is the most influential factor in shaping culture in an organization?

Question options:

The behavior of the team members

The behavior of the society

The behavior of the government leaders

The behavior of the organization’s leader

Question 13

 

2 / 2 points

Effective international managers follow the “four P’s” to make sure their teams are well-organized. Making sure that the team understands the reason for doing something is a part of the performance of which of the four P’s?

Question options:

Preparation

Purpose

Process

People

Question 14

 

2 / 2 points

Concerning managing a group in an international context, what type of analysis can be used to better understand the existing success factors for your team and decide on your leadership style?

Question options:

Brainstorm analysis

SWOT analysis

Sherman analysis

Kotter analysis

Question 15

 

2 / 2 points

The model that shows us that there can be a gap between what we show and know about ourselves and what our colleagues see and know about us is referred to as:

Question options:

The Johari Curve

The Johari Box

 

The Johari Window

The Johari Concept

Question 16

 

2 / 2 points

Which of the following cultural orientations is characterized by mutually supportive networks both at work and outside of work?

Question options:

Individual-oriented

Other-oriented

Group-oriented

Company-oriented

Question 17

 

2 / 2 points

In international projects, the effective team leader needs to think about how team members are going to be supported during what phase(s) of the project?

Question options:

At the beginning of the project

During the middle of the project

At the end of the project

 

Throughout the life of the project

Question 18

 

2 / 2 points

A possible blocker of change, characterized by doing what is told, following the rules, and behaving properly, shows

Question options:

Conformity

Indifference

Security

Tradition

Question 19

 

2 / 2 points

What is one result of working in international projects, and also virtually?

Question options:

Your project leader is often not present.

You always have your project leader on location.

You have to take the lead position of the project yourself.

You do not have any support from the leader.

Question 20

 

0 / 2 points

Concerning communication in national and organizational cultures, which of the following statements is true about individuals who place a high value on speaking directly?

Question options:

They pay a great deal of attention to the body language of others.

They place little to no emphasis on facts and clarity.

They think that conflict helps to clear the air.

They worry about whether they offend others with their speech.


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