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At stage 1 in the formation of an alliance, a firm must _____. a.check the degree of taci

At stage 1 in the formation of an alliance, a firm must _____.

a.check the degree of tacitness

b.evaluate institutional constraints

c.decide whether growth can be achieved through market transactions

d.choose between a contract or an equity approach

 

 

 

22.Which is the best-case scenario for an equity-based alliance?

a.High tacitness and high importance to direct organizational monitoring and control

b.Low potential as real options and low influence of formal institutions

c.High tacitness and low influence of formal institutions

d.Low tacitness and high importance to direct organizational monitoring and control

 

 

 

23.Which is the best-case scenario for a non-equity-based alliance?

a.High tacitness and low influence of formal institutions

b.Low potential as real options and low influence of formal institutions

c.High tacitness and high importance of direct organizational monitoring and control

d.Low tacitness and low importance of direct organizational monitoring and control

 

 

 

24.In a non-equity-based alliance, which of the following should be high for possible upgrading to equity-based relationships?

a.Degree of tacitness

b.Importance of direct organizational monitoring and control

c.Potential as real option

d.Influence of formal institutions

 

 

 

25.In an alliance, keeping critical skills and technologies not meant to be shared a secret helps prevent _____.

a.proxy fight

b.corporate raider

c.opportunism

d.hostile takeover

 

 

 

26.Which of the following occurs in the uncoupling stage of an alliance dissolution?

a.Last minute salvage

b.New relationships

c.Reconciliation

d.Mediation by third parties

 

 

 

27.Which is one of the four phases in an alliance dissolution?

a.Imitation

b.Going public

c.Strategizing

d.Opportunism

 

 

 

28.The second phase in an alliance dissolution is _____.

a.going public

b.imitation

c.strategizing

d.uncoupling

 

 

 

29.In the context of the motives for acquisition, from a resource-based view, the most important _____ rationale is to leverage superior resources.

a.managerial

b.synergistic

c.hubristic

d.collusive

 

 

 

30.With respect to the motives for acquisition, _____ motives add value.

a.collusive

b.hubristic

c.managerial

d.synergistic

 

 

 

31.____ refers to overconfidence in one’s capabilities.

a.Hubris

b.Fringe

c.Decoupling

d.Andon

 

 

 

32.Which of the following motives for acquisition faces the resource-based issue of access to complementary resources?

a.Collaborative

b.Hubristic

c.Managerial

d.Synergistic

 

 

 

33.In the context of acquisitions, which of the following is a resource-based issue faced by synergistic motives?

a.Herd behavior

b.Enhancement of market power and scale economies

c.Chasing fads of M&As

d.Self-interested actions

 

 

 

34.Which of the following stakeholders has the most concern over short-term revenue falling during mergers and acquisitions?

a.Investors

b.Top management

c.Middle management

d.Customers

 

 

 

35.Which of the following reasons for cross-border acquisition failure is associated with pre-acquisition?

a.Failure to address multiple stakeholder groups’ concerns

b.Poor organizational fit

c.Nationalistic concerns against foreign takeovers (political and media levels)

d.Clashes of organizational cultures

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