Elecriccity and Magnatism

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A hostile takeover defense wherein the target firm makes its stock less attractive to a potential acquirer is called Choose one answer.
| a. a standstill agreement. | |
| b. greenmail. | |
| c. a poison pill. | |
| d. crossing the palm with silver. | |
Question 38
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Compared to managers, shareholders prefer
Choose one answer.
| a. riskier strategies with greater diversification for the firm. | | | b. riskier strategies with more focused diversification for the firm. | | | c. safer strategies with more focused diversification for the firm. | | | d. safer strategies with greater diversification for the firm. | | The Enron employee who reported the financial manipulations at the company to her superiors can be considered to have engaged in Choose one answer.

| a. an act of courage. | |
| b. white-collar crime. | |
| c. vindictive disloyalty. | |
| d. managerial opportunism. | |
Question 40
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The longer the focus of managerial incentive compensation, the greater the ____ top-level managers. Choose one answer.
| a. earnings potential for | |
| b. incentives for | |
| c. potential tax burden for | |
| d. risks borne by | |
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The choices that a firm has for entering the international market include all of the following EXCEPT Choose one answer.
| a. acquisition. | |
| b. leasing. | |
| c. exporting. | |
| d. licensing. | |
Question 36
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There are few true mergers because
Choose one answer.
| a. few firms have complementary resources. | |
| b. of managerial resistance. True mergers result in significant managerial-level layoffs. | | | c. integration problems are more severe than in outright acquisitions. | | | d. one firm usually dominates in terms of market share, size, or value of assets. | | Market power is derived primarily from the

Choose one answer.
| a. size of a firm and its resources and capabilities. | | | b. core competencies of the firm. | |
| c. depth of a firm strategy. | |
| d. quality of a firm top management team. | |
Question 34
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The use or application of entrepreneurship within an established firm is called Choose one answer.
| a. transformational leadership. | |
| b. corporate entrepreneurship. | |
| c. corporate emergence. | |
| d. exceptional R&D. | |
Four perspectives are integrated to form the balanced scorecard framework. The financial perspective focuses on the view of the firm by the Choose one answer.
| a. employee. | |
| b. general society. | |
| c. customer. | |
| d. shareholder. | |
Question 32
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Managers may decide to invest ____ in products that are not associated with the firm’s current lines of business to increase the firm’s level of diversification and decrease their employment risk. Choose one answer.

| a. free cash flows | |
| b. unsubstantial profits | |
| c. marginal profits | |
| d. frozen assets | |
An international diversification strategy is one in which a firm Choose one answer.
| a. acquires a firm in a foreign country | |
| b. expands into a potentially large number of geographic locations and markets | | | c. expands into one or a few markets | |
| d. expands into nearby markets | |
Question 30
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Firms needing to change their strategies should
Choose one answer.
| a. emphasize the training and development of internal managerial talent. | | | b. implement transformational leadership. | |
| c. focus on their core customer base. | |
| d. create more heterogeneous top management teams. | | The primary responsibility for effective strategic leadership of the organization rests with the Choose one answer.
| a. top management team. | |
| b. stakeholders. | |
| c. CEO. | |
| d. board of directors. | |
Question 28
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