Of late, consumer electronics sales in China have increased nearly 15%. Foreign companies have been investing in production facilities in China to capture the benefits of comparatively low cost production. Pantagraph, a U.S. firm has spent years negotiating with the Chinese government but has recently given up, deciding to go elsewhere where conditions would be more openly predictable. Which would be a logical inference to assume based on the passage above?
a. The Chinese culture is more likely than not to be relationship-oriented.
b. The American culture is more likely than not to be relationship-oriented.
c. The Chinese culture is more likely than not to be deal-oriented.
d. The American culture is less likely to take an impersonal approach to business.
Of the following, which would be the most fitting example of unethical behavior?
a. manufacturing luxury consumer goods
b. failing to meet shareholders’ expectations with regard to annual profit
c. setting up operations abroad
d. tolerating sweatshop conditions in supplier value chains