BUSN 412 Week 4 Quiz

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BUSN 412 Week 4 Quiz

1. Question :

A major trend in international developments includes:

Greater international trade and operations

A growing recognition of an international managerial perspective

A large increase in international investment

All of the above

2. Question :

It can be said that the reasons that explain why some governments make better use of the inflows from foreign investment and know-how than others include all of the following except:

Sound management of broader economic factors such as interest rates and inflation

Governmental practices that are business-friendly

Local entrepreneurs that can train workers and invest in modern technology

High tariffs and taxes on foreign investors and multinational corporations provide income to improve living conditions

3. Question :

The framework that Porter devised considers all of the following factors that affect a nation’s competitiveness except:

Policies that protect the nation’s domestic competitors.

Factor conditions

Demand characteristics

Related and supported industries

4. Question :

When conditions of __________ consumer demand, __________ supplier bases, and __________ new entrant potential from related industries are evident, rivalry is intense in nations.

strong; strong; high

weak; weak; low

weak; weak; high

strong; strong; low

5. Question :

According to Michael Porter, firms that have experienced intense domestic competition are ____________.

unlikely to have the time or resources to compete abroad.

most likely to design strategies aimed primarily at the domestic market.

more likely to design strategies and structures that allow them to successfully compete abroad.

more likely to demand protection from their governments.

6. Question :

It is true that there is a tremendous allure to __________. This is because it is considered the big play, the dramatic gesture, since with one stroke of the pen you can add billions to size, get a front page story, and create excitement in markets.

differentiation strategies

strategic alliances and joint ventures

mergers and acquisitions

internal development

7. Question :

When a firm offers to buy shares of their stock from a company (or individual) planning to acquire their firm at a higher price than the unfriendly company paid for it, this antitakeover tactic is called (a) __________ .


poison pill

golden parachute

scorched earth

8. Question

An antitakeover tactic in which existing shareholders have the option to buy additional shares of stock at a discount to the current market price is called____________.


a poison pill

a golden parachute

scorched earth

9. Question :

The term “golden parachutes” refers to:

A clause requiring that huge dividend payments be made upon takeover

Financial inducements offered by a threatened firm to stop a hostile suitor from acquiring it

Managers of a firm involved in a hostile takeover approaching a third party about making the acquisition

Pay given to executives fired because of a takeover

10. Question

Which one of the following is not considered an antitakeover tactic?

Poison pills


Golden parachutes

Golden handcuffs

11. Question

Related diversification has what primary benefits and risks associated with it?


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