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1)
Samantha was asked to create a report investigating reasons for poor company sales figures in the previous quarter. However, Samantha based some of her material on information from one of the sales persons, who, it later turned out, gave incorrect and biased information. Samantha should have done a better job of:
(2pts)
Question 1 - Samantha was asked to create a report investigating reasons for poor company sales figures in the previous quarter. However, Samantha based some of her material on information from one of the sales persons, who, it later turned out, gave incorrect and biased information. Samantha should have done a better job of:
staying organized.
behaving ethically.
doing online research.
paraphrasing information
evaluating her sources.
None of the above
2)
Your _____ is how you feel about yourself; your feelings of self-worth, self-acceptance, and self-respect.
(2pts)
Question 2 - Your _____ is how you feel about yourself; your feelings of self-worth, self-acceptance, and self-respect.
self-seeking
self-aggrandizement
self-centeredness
self-esteem
self-promotion
None of the above
3)
Kevin unquestioningly believes that investing money in stocks is akin to gambling because everyone in his community thinks so. The term used in the text to describe Kevin’s thinking is:
(2pts)
Question 3 - Kevin unquestioningly believes that investing money in stocks is akin to gambling because everyone in his community thinks so. The term used in the text to describe Kevin’s thinking is:
sociocentric
egocentric
altruistic
concentric
euphemistic
None of the above
4)
Characteristics categorized as “Male,” “Female,” “Under 20 years of age,” “Senior citizen,” and “College graduates” would constitute:
(2pts)
Question 4 - Characteristics categorized as “Male,” “Female,” “Under 20 years of age,” “Senior citizen,” and “College graduates” would constitute:
technological tools.
historical trends.
demographic traits.
topographic traits.
geographic factors.
None of the above
5)
Your teacher has asked you to prepare a report on intercultural business communication. What would be your first step in planning your investigation for information?
(2pts)
Question 5 - Your teacher has asked you to prepare a report on intercultural business communication. What would be your first step in planning your investigation for information?
Look up old students’ work
Ask the teacher for any additional information you may need to gauge the scope of the assignment.
Search for information on the Internet
Look for books in the library
Speak to students from different cultures
None of the above
6)
Not every piece of business writing requires research or investigation.
(2pts)
Question 6 - Not every piece of business writing requires research or investigation.
7)
Self-concept is a composite of one’s self-image and self-esteem.
(2pts)
Question 7 - Self-concept is a composite of one’s self-image and self-esteem.
8)
Cooley’s looking glass-self reinforces how we look to others and how they view us, treat us and interact with us to gain insight of our own identity.
(2pts)
Question 8 - Cooley’s looking glass-self reinforces how we look to others and how they view us, treat us and interact with us to gain insight of our own identity.
9)

Which of the following aspects of “self” is most resistant to change?

(2pts)
Question 9 - Which of the following aspects of “self” is most resistant to change?
View-points
Beliefs
Values
Attitudes
Preferences
None of the above
10)
Which channel of communication would be most suitable when you need a fast, inexpensive connection with a colleague over a small issue, limited amount of information, and are looking for a swift response?
(2pts)
Question 10 - Which channel of communication would be most suitable when you need a fast, inexpensive connection with a colleague over a small issue, limited amount of information, and are looking for a swift response?
Report
Proposal
Letter
Instant messaging or text message
Fax
None of the above
11)
According to the textbook, which is the third step in the perception process, where, from your past experiences combined with your current expectations, you assign meaning to the current stimuli?
(2pts)
Question 11 - According to the textbook, which is the third step in the perception process, where, from your past experiences combined with your current expectations, you assign meaning to the current stimuli?
Decision.
Interpretation.
Organization.
Selection.
Collection.
None of the above
12)

The Gestalt principle of _____ underscores our tendency to use previous knowledge to fill in the gaps in an incomplete idea or picture.

(2pts)
Question 12 - The Gestalt principle of _____ underscores our tendency to use previous knowledge to fill in the gaps in an incomplete idea or picture.
symmetry
finality
continuity
proximity
similarity
None of the above
13)
 _____ can be defined as “self-directed, self-disciplined, self-monitored, and self-corrective thinking.”
(2pts)
Question 13 -  _____ can be defined as “self-directed, self-disciplined, self-monitored, and self-corrective thinking.”
Conventional thinking
Intellectualism
Critical thinking
Lateral thinking
Self-centered thinking
None of the above
14)

According to the text a(n) _____ communicator is open-minded, and able to accept ideas that may be strongly opposed to his or her own beliefs and values.

(2pts)
Question 14 - According to the text a(n) _____ communicator is open-minded, and able to accept ideas that may be strongly opposed to his or her own beliefs and values.
nonjudgmental
ineffective
conservative
perceptive
honest
None of the above
15)
Specific purposes involve the overall goal of the communication interaction: to inform; to persuade; to entertain; to facilitate interaction; or to motivate a reader.
(2pts)
Question 15 - Specific purposes involve the overall goal of the communication interaction: to inform; to persuade; to entertain; to facilitate interaction; or to motivate a reader.
ESSAY QUESTIONS BUS368

ALL QUESTIONS COME DIRECTLY FROM CHAPTERS 1 - 3.

16)

What must one do in order to communicate in an egalitarian manner?

(5pts)
Question 16 - What must one do in order to communicate in an egalitarian manner?
17)

What is the importance of visuals in communication? What should one remember when using them?

(5pts)
Question 17 - What is the importance of visuals in communication? What should one remember when using them?
18)

What are the components of the communication process?

(5pts)
Question 18 - What are the components of the communication process?
19)

List six ways suggested by Seiler and Beall to improve perceptions of our audience.

(5pts)
Question 19 - List six ways suggested by Seiler and Beall to improve perceptions of our audience.
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