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If a construction company in Dallas builds a bridge in Houston, the project would be classified as

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Global.

B

Overseas.

C

Local.

D

Domestic.

E

Foreign.

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Question 2
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If the Lincoln Log Construction Co. (based in Chicago)built an assembly plant for General Motors in Nigeria, the project would be classified as

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Global.

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Overseas.

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Local.

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Domestic.

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Foreign.

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Question 3
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If IBM built a computer system for Outback Barbie Inc. (based in Australia)at their corporate headquarters in Sydney, the project would be classified as

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Global.

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Overseas.

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Local.

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Domestic.

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Foreign.

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Question 4
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McDonald's is creating a multinational distribution system for all of its foreign and domestic subsidiaries.The project manager is from the corporate headquarters and he manages teams from each of the countries involved.The project would be classified as

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Global.

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Overseas.

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Local.

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Domestic.

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Foreign.

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Question 5
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Which of the following is NOT a potential negative outcome for an international project manager?

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Personal risk

B

Absence from home

C

Missed career opportunities

D

Adverse conditions

E

Virtual teams

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Question 6
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Which of the following is NOT a potential advantage of managing international projects?

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Increased income
B
Foreign currency exchange rates
C
Foreign travel
D
Increased career opportunities
E
New life-time friends
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Question 7
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Concern about the local restrictions on toxic waste would be classified as which of the following environmental factors?

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Economic
B
Geographic
C
Legal/political
D
Infrastructure
E
Culture
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Question 8
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The growing presence of crime resulting from the Russian Mafia has discouraged many foreign firms from setting up operations in the former Soviet Union.This is an example of which of the following environmental factors?

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Security
B
Economic
C
Cultural
D
Legal/political
E
Infrastructure
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Question 9
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As a response to the events of September 11, 2001, the moving of personnel, materials, and equipment across international borders created border congestion with increased costs and time.This was a result of which of the following environmental factors?

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Cultural
B
Infrastructure
C
Geographic
D
Security
E
Legal/political
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Question 10
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An information systems specialist reported that his performance on a project in Northern Sweden declined due to sleep deprivation during the summer months in which there were 20 hours of daylight each day.This is an example of which of the following environmental factors?

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Cultural
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Legal/political
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Geographic
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Economic
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Infrastructure
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Question 11
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Exchange rates, inflation, and education level of the workforce are examples of which of the following environmental factors?

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Legal/political
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Security
C
Cultural
D
Infrastructure
E
Economic
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Question 12
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Needs for a project could include telecommunications, transportation, power, and availability of technically skilled talent.These are examples of which of the following environmental factors?

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Geographic
B
Infrastructure
C
Economic
D
Legal/political
E
Cultural
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Question 13
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Communication difficulties due to language differences are examples of which of the following environmental factors?

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Security
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Cultural
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Infrastructure
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Question 14
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Which of the following can help a project manager to digest, clarify, and understand the factors leading to the selection of a specific international project?

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Risk matrix
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Priority matrix
C
Responsibility matrix
D
Gantt chart
E
Contingency matrix
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Question 15
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Culture is a concept that encompasses all of the following EXCEPT

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Shared norms.
B
Beliefs.
C
Values.
D
Economic level.
E
Customs.
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Question 16
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American project managers have earned a reputation abroad for being very good at understanding technology but not good at understanding

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Local religion.
B
People.
C
Local economic factors.
D
Local business practices.
E
Laws.
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Question 17
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One of the biggest challenges Americans typically have to overcome when working abroad is

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Language differences.
B
Adapting to the general pace of life.
C
Local business practices.
D
Discrimination.
E
Becoming familiar with local laws and regulations.
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Question 18
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In this culture, preference is given to friends when hiring, contracting, procuring and sharing business opportunities.Family is also very important and trustworthiness is often gauged by the level of loyalty and attention one devotes to their family.

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Mexican
B
French
C
Arab
D
American
E
Chinese
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Question 19
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In this culture, it is important never to display feelings of superiority because this makes others feel inferior, mutual respect is expected at all times, and a lot gets done by going through administrative channels.

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Mexican
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French
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Arab
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American
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Chinese
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Question 20
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Government corruption and political stability are examples of which of the following environmental factors?

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Geographic
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Security
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Cultural
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Infrastructure
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