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BUS 4950 - Practice Questions
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Synergy exists when
the value created by business units working together exceeds the value the units create when working independently
All of the following are business-level cooperative strategic alliances EXCEPT
synergistic strategic alliances
Export, licensing, and the strategic alliance are all appropriate modes of entry into international markets.
Firms use corporate-level diversification strategies for all the following reasons EXCEPT:
A(n) ____ occurs when one firm buys a controlling, or 100 percent interest, in another firm
A strategy in which firms work together to achieve a shared objective is a
Firms using the related constrained strategy share activities in order to create value
A horizontal acquisition involves two firms in the same industry.
Compared with downsizing, ____ has (have) a more positive effect on firm performance
In a merger
two firms agree to integrate their operations on a relatively coequal basis
Which of the following is an advantage associated with greenfield ventures?
The level of control over the firm's operations
Currently, the rationale for making an acquisition includes each of the following EXCEPT
to decrease taxes paid by shareholders
A ____________ is a strategy in which firms share some of their resources and capabilities to create economies of scope and is similar to the business-level horizontal complementary alliance
synergistic strategic alliance
Which of the following is NOT an incentive for firms to become multinational?
To avoid high domestic taxation on corporate income
The lowest level of diversification is the ____ level.
All of the following are international corporate-level strategies EXCEPT the ____ strategy.
International strategy refers to a(n)
strategy through which the firm sells products in markets outside the firm's domestic market
A firm creates a competitive advantage when it develops and manages corporate-level cooperative strategies in a way that is valuable, rare, imperfectly imitable, and nonsubstitutable.
Corporate-level strategy is best described as
actions a firm takes to gain a competitive advantage by selecting and managing a group of different businesses competing in different product markets
A strategic alliance in which the partners own different percentages of the new company they have formed is called a(n)
Equity Strategic Alliance
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