A(n) ________ is an agreement in which a foreign business owner pays a company a fee for the right to conduct that business in his or her country.
The Japanese government has proclaimed that its snow is different from that found in any other region of the world. As a result, all snow skis marketed in Japan must be manufactured in Japan. This is an example of a(n) ____.
Sodima is a French cooperative that owns the name, the trade secrets, an the patents on Yoplait yogurt. General Mills pays Sodima for the right to sell Yoplait yogurt in the US. This is an example of ___.
Which of the following factors should be considered when choosing an office/manufacturing location in the Brazilian market for a US company that operates cinemas and wants to open a chain of movie theaters in Brazil
work force quality, the strategy of the movie theater chain, exchange rates, & tariff and nontariff barriers
In Canada, 2 automobile companies have entered into a __ to create CAMI Automotive. One firm's management runs the plant, which makes the other's cars. The agreement gives one access to the other's dealers to sell its brand of vehicles.
A country or region that has an attractive business climate for companies that want to go global has found an ___.
easy access to growing markets
Which of the following countries has the largest direct foreign investment in the United State?
Russia imposed limits on how much poultry, beef, and pork could be imported into the nation from the European Union in relation to limits the EU placed on how much grain Russia could export. What type of nontariff barrier did Russia use to control the amount of poultry, beef and port it imp. from EU
The evidence clearly shows that __ is the most important factor in determining the success or failure of an international assignment.
how well an expatriate's spouse and family adjust to the foreign culture
__ is a method of investment in which a company builds a new business or buys an existing business in a foreign country.
direct foreign investment
A news article on Latin America read, "Mexico is the closest Latin American gets to the US both geographically and culturally." According to Hofstede, this means the Mexican culture __.
has a masculine orientation
Uganda is one of only 2 countries in the world that produce a mineral required in the manufacturing of cellular phones. Several mining companies recently moved their operations out of the region due to a bloody civil war resulting from a change in rulers. This is an ex of how _ can influence globalb
What are the two types of political risk that affect companies conducting global business?
political uncertainty and policy uncertainty
In a multinational firm, managers at company headquarters typically prefer an emphasis on __ because it simplifies decisions
The __ strategy of minimizing or adapting to the political risk inherent to global business makes use of joint ventures and collaborative contracts
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