Topics: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Globalization Pages: 9 (1377 words) Published: March 24, 2013
1) Globalization has been enabled by:
A) innovation.
B) technological progress.
C) increased population.
D) all of the above.
E) A and B are correct.

2) Which of the following events interrupted Globalization 2.0?  A) The Great Depression 
B) World War I 
C) World War II 
D) All of the above. 

3) During Globalization 1.0, ________ were the primary entities globalizing.  A) individuals and small groups 
B) families 
C) countries 
D) companies 

4) During Globalization 3.0, ________ were the primary entities globalizing.  A) individuals and small groups 
B) families 
C) countries 
D) companies 

5) The fall of the Berlin Wall: 
A) marked the end of the Cold War. 
B) opened up new markets for products. 
C) gave companies access to a talented labor pool. 
D) All of the above. 

6) The first mainstream web browser was called: 
A) Netscape
B) Opera.
C) Firefox. 
D) Internet Explorer. 

7) De facto standards contributing to Globalization 3.0 include all of the following EXCEPT:  A) Microsoft Word. 
B) Adobe Acrobat. 
C) PayPal. 
D) eBay. 

8) Web sites allowing users to add, remove, or edit content are called:  A) wikis. 
B) blogs. 
C) browsers. 
D) online diaries. 

9) Wal-Mart has recently introduced ________ tags into their supply chain.  A) price 
B) anti-theft 

10) Companies setting up entire factories in China is an example of: A) offshoring.
B) outsourcing. 
C) in-sourcing. 
D) on-shoring. 

11) ________ refers to the delegation of a company's core operations to a subcontractor that specializes in that operation.  A) Offshoring 
B) Outsourcing 
C) In-sourcing 
D) On-shoring 

12) Assembly plants located on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexican border are called:  A) Mexinanitas. 
B) Maquiladoras. 
C) Manufactorias. 
D) Fabricados. 

13) Which of the following is not a service that is being outsourced?  A) Preparation of tax returns
B) Telephone support
C) Reading of X-rays
D) All of the activities above can be outsourced. 

14) Which of the Asian outsourcing destination countries has the highest relative geopolitical risk?  A) China 
B) Malaysia 
C) Philippines 
D) Thailand 

15) Which of the following American outsourcing destination countries has the highest English proficiency?  A) Argentina 
B) Brazil 
C) Costa Rica 
D) Mexico 

16) Which of the following is a reason for companies to outsource business activities?  A) To reduce time to market 
B) To increase process efficiencies 
C) To outsource noncore activities 
D) All of the above. 

17) ________, the reversal of outsourcing to overseas locations, encompasses the use of locations closer to the home country in terms of geographical, political, linguistic, economic, or cultural distance. A) Inshoring.

B) Nearshoring.
C) Offshoring.
D) Backshoring.

18) Which of the following is NOT considered a geoeconomic challenge of operating in a digital world?  A) Demographic 
B) Expertise 
C) Time zone differences 
D) Internet access 

19) The EU data protection directive is an example of which type of challenge?  A) Political system 
B) Regulatory 
C) Data sharing 
D) Individual freedom 

20) Differences in network infrastructures throughout the world are an example of which type of challenge?  A) Internet access and individual freedom 
B) Infrastructure related reliability 
C) Regulatory 
D) Political system 

21) ________ are government-imposed fees to regulate the flow of goods and services in and out of a country  A) Export regulations 
B) Embargoes 
C) Tariffs 
D) Quotas 

22) A(n) ________ is a type of export regulation concerning the flow of goods and services, typically limiting (or prohibiting) trade with one particular country.  A) export regulation 
B) embargo 
C) tariff 
D) quota 

23) The U.S. government attempts to isolate the Cuban government economically using: A) export regulations.
B) embargoes. 
C) tariffs. 
D) quotas. ...
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