1. One of the two factors that seem to underlie the trend toward globalization is change in communication, information, and transportation technologies. The other factor is
a. the demise of communism in Russia.
b. declining trade barriers.
c. the strength of the U.S. dollar and Japanese Yen.
d. fewer international conflicts.
e. the influence of the United Nations.
2. Which is a consequence of the globalization of production and markets?
a. In the last decade, world trade has not grown as quickly as world output.
b. In the last decade, world trade has grown at the same pace as world output.
c. Foreign direct investment has declined.
d. Competitive pressures have decreased in multiple industries.
e. Imports have become more prominent in the world\'s industrial nations.
3. The main disadvantages of using a ___________________ mode of entering a foreign market is that the firm must bear all the costs and risks of opening a foreign market.
a. turnkey project
d. wholly owned subsidiary
e. joint venture
4. It is permissible for American business to pay bribes to foreign officials in countries where bribery is an accepted cultural tradition.