The Ugly American Test | Final Test - Hard

William J. Lederer
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. The authors say the American embassies overseas are so busy trying to entertain visiting American VIP's that they resemble what?

2. What does U Maung Swe say is the reason America has lost its prestige in Asia?

3. Why is he called ugly?

4. Why does Asch think it is necessary that his delegation answers the questions firmly and quickly?

5. How successful is Emma's introduction of the long handled broom?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What would you do if you were President? Is the title of Chapter 13. If you were President of the USA in 1955 and read this book, list the top twenty actions you would take to address the problems outlined in The Ugly American.

Essay Topic 2

List in detail the reasons why Louis Sears was: 1) an ineffective Ambassador, 2) an ineffective personnel manager, 3) a bad communicator, and 4) politically incorrect by today's standards.

Essay Topic 3

Solomon Asch is a thorough, experienced negotiator, but he fails to follow up with his people after his initial assessment. What could he have done to: 1) insure Boning was not led astray, 2) soothe Anderson's feelings and keep him on his side, and 3) bring the conference to a more successful conclusion?

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