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Which of the following sources provides a country risk rating on a scale from 1 to 10, and risk perception and collection experience for the previous four months?
 a. The Economist
  b. The Wall Street Journal
  c. the Economist Intelligence Unit
  d. RUNDT's World Business Intelligence

Question 2

The education allowance covers the cost of educating the employee on the new environment in which he or she will be working.
 
 Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 3

Which of the following is true of teenagers in the quiet achievers segment?
 A) They have low expectations of the future and of material success.
  B) They are ambitious, and they conform to societal norms.
  C) They practice conspicuous consumption.
  D) They are family-oriented achievement seekers.
  E) They are heavy users of Internet-connected devices.

Question 4

Which of the following statements is false regarding category strategy?
 a. Companies, in the future, will look beyond cost, quality and delivery as purchase category strategy goals.
  b. Companies will increasingly use value-focused sourcing approaches to evaluate how a supplier or group of suppliers may be utilized to gain competitive advantage for categories with high business impact.
  c. There will be increasing use of value chain mapping, data analytics to better understand industry trends, cost modeling and scenario planning techniques to develop, evaluate, and select from purchase category strategy alternatives.
  d. Establishing core competencies and capabilities has influenced the strategic planning process and category strategy development at most firms.
  e. Groups of suppliers (versus supply networks) will become an increasing focus of purchase category strategies.

Question 5

Which of the following is not a trait of an emerging market?
 a. High political stability
  b. A low level of inflation
  c. A high savings rate
  d. All of the above are traits of an emerging market.

Question 6

Even though companies frequently provide a generous cost-of-living adjustment, it is uncommon for a company to provide a housing allowance for the expatriate.
 
 Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 7

Which of the following is true of teenagers in the world savers segment?
 A) They have high aspirations and are characterized by their altruism.
  B) They are alienated from society and have low expectations of the future.
  C) They are interested in protecting the environment.
  D) They practice conspicuous consumption.
  E) They are conformers and seek a rewarding family life.

Question 8

The purpose of a _____ is to maximize value to the buyer and supplier by leveraging both internal company and external supplier resources and capabilities.
 a. purchase category strategy
 b. just-in-time manufacturing
 c. kanban
 d. cost reduction
 e. None of the above.

Question 9

Which of the following countries has not been identified as an emerging market by The Economist?
 a. China c. Mexico
  b. Poland d. Japan
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Answer to #1

D
Each of the sources listed provides periodic information on country risk, but only RUNDT's provides a country risk rating on a scale from 1 to 10, and risk perception and collection experience for the previous four months.

Answer to #2

F
The education allowance covers the cost of children's education at an international private school.

Answer to #3

B

Answer to #4

e

Answer to #5

D
Emerging markets have a high political stability, a sound currency, low level of inflation, high savings rates, policies that stress regular reporting of earnings and sales figures, and a sound system of corporate law.

Answer to #6

F
Often, companies will cover part, or the entire cost of housing for the expatriate employee while abroad.

Answer to #7

A

Answer to #8

a

Answer to #9

D
Unlike the other countries listed in the question, Japan is a developed or first world country.
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