Question 1

Which normally provides the most control over technology and brand? 5.0 Points

A.Direct investment. B.Licensing. C.Franchising. D.B and C above. E.There is no difference in any of the above.

Question 2  Points Which of the following involves the most complexity?

A.Direct exporting. B.Direct importing. C.Direct investment. D.Licensing. E.Franchising.

Question 3 Points Suppose you are an SME with limited financial resources. In view of that, your best choice for entering foreign markets would be:

A.Foreign direct investment. B.Licensing or franchising. C.Direct exporting. D.None of the above. E.Any of the above.

Question 4  Points Which of the following is true regarding internationalizing firms?

A.Only large MNEs are able to internationalize successfully. B.SMEs do not operate solely in domestic markets. C.Start-ups are unable to do business in foreign markets from the very beginning – they cannot be “born global.” D.Transaction costs do not prevent large firms from internationalizing. E.Opportunism is easy to detect and remedy in international markets.

Question 5  Points Indirect, subtle attacks that large rivals may not immediately recognize as competitive challenges are hallmarks of which of the following five entrepreneurial strategies?

A.Growth. B.Innovation. C.Network. D.Financing and Governance. E.Harvest and Exit.

6. Points A potential benefit of an initial public offering (IPO):

A.Can increase firm’s financial stability. B.Focus on short-term results. C.Fiduciary duty. D.Entrepreneurs’ freedom of action. E.Increased scrutiny by stakeholder groups. 

Question 7 Points Which of the following is NOT an example of one of the five entrepreneurial strategies?

A.Use speed and stealth to disrupt and pre-empt competitors. B.Emphasize analysis over action. C.Less novel, but substantially new ways of doing business can also be innovative. D.Centrally located network positions are most helpful. E.Selling an equity stake to outside investors.

Question 8  One general conclusion that we can reach regarding entrepreneurship is that: 5.0 Points

A.Regulatory burdens on new start-ups are much easier in poorer countries. B.The less entrepreneur-friendly a country’s formal institutional requirements are the more likely entrepreneurship will contribute to economic development. C.Informal institutions do not affect entrepreneurships. D.Individualistic and low uncertainty-avoidance societies tend to foster relatively more entrepreneurship. E.None of the above

Question  Which of the following would be least likely to enhance the credibility of a SME?

A.Specialize in standardized commodities such as books and airline tickets. B.Use E-commerce sites. C.Deal in products in which quality is an issue with consumers. D.Form strategic alliances with larger firms. E.Willingness to take ownership of intermediated goods and services. 

Question 10 Points Cautions that should be acknowledged by entrepreneurs is that it may be difficult to:

A.Predict consumer preferences. B.Effectively price innovative products/services. C.Build sufficient capacity. D.All of the above. E.None of the above