1. Joint ventures are usually more successful when: A. both partners have equal ownership and are mu

1. Joint
ventures are usually more successful when:

A. both partners
have equal ownership and are mutually dependent on each other for results.
B. the parties
involved have complimentary technologies that reduce development costs and
product delivery to market.
C. the risk
involved is reduced, technologies compliment each other, and corporate cultures

are
relatively the same.
D. partners
reduce financial risk and obtain additional technological or manufacturing
capabilities as a result.

2. When the
pressure for local responsiveness is strong and the pressure for coordination
is weak for multinational corporations in an industry, the industry will be:

A. global.
B. consolidated.
C. multidomestic.
D. risky.

3. Matt almost
has enough money to buy a motorcycle. After studying all of the literature on
Yamaha, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Suzuki, and Kawasaki brands, he realizes there are many
differences. He decides that the most important feature is the gas mileage
since gas has become so expensive these days.
After looking at his options, Matt buys a Yamaha because it gets the
best gas mileage. In making his choice, Matt has adopted the __________
heuristic model of consumer buying behavior.

A. conjunctive
B. elimination-by-aspects
C. expectancy-value
D. lexicographic

4. Kimberly
Clark was using a(n) __________ attack strategy when it introduced Huggies and
grabbed a large portion of P&G’s disposable diaper market share. Huggies
was a much better-fitting diaper than P&G’s Pampers.

A. flank
B. encirclement
C. frontal
D. guerrilla
E. innovative

5. The
following information pertains to the South Division of Constantine Co: sales
$18,000; variable cost of merchandise sold $7,200; variable operation expenses
$2,700; fixed cost controllable by segment manager $2,400; fixed cost
controllable by others $1,000; unallocated costs $600. The segment margin controllable by the
segment manager is:

A. $4,100.
B. $4,700.
C. $8,100.
D. $5,700.

6. Fastener Box
Company currently produces cardboard boxes in an automated process. Expected production per month is 40,000
units. The required direct materials
cost $0.30 per unit. Manufacturing fixed
overhead cost is $24,000 per month and is allocated based on units of
production. What is the flexible budget
for 40,000 and 20,000 units respectively?

A. $26,000;
$20,000
B. $36,000;
$30,000
C. $40,000; $34,000
D. $44,000; $38,000

7. Idealism about future outcomes achieved through an
organization’s people is often reflected in the broadly stated __________
created by the organization’s leaders.

A. strategic plan
B. mission statement
C. employment contract
D. architecture for alignment and implementation
E. vision statement

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