BUSN412 Week 4 Quiz Devry

BUSN412 Week 4 Quiz Devry

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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?