Journal of International Business Research

Publishes theoretical and empirical work in international business including articles on stock markets and globalization.

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 1, 2010

An Investigation of the Day-of-the-Week Effect on the Istanbul Stock Exchange of Turkey
ABSTRACTThis empirical study examines the day-of-the-week effect on the nascent stock exchange of Istanbul, Turkey. The investigation relies on the most recent 60-month period from January 2003 through December 2007. During this period, the Turkish stock...
Family Friendly Policies in Malaysia: Where Are We?
ABSTRACTConstituting nearly half of the labour force, Malaysian women sometimes face the issue of balancing work and life which is quick becoming a major concern among most dual career families. As a result of this phenomenon, family friendly policies...
Globalization and Regionalization: Four Paradigmatic Views
ABSTRACTAny adequate analysis of the relationship between globalization and regionalization necessarily requires fundamental understanding of the worldviews underlying the views expressed with respect to the nature of the relationship between globalization...
Imported Product Acceptance When National Origin Is Not an Issue: The Influence of Personal Choice in a Low Cetscale Environment
ABSTRACTThe global marketplace and diffusion of exports and imports has lead to high amounts of product availability and acceptance without consideration of national origin. There has been an abundance of research in high-CETSCALE environments with high...
Political Sources of International Business Risk: An Interdisciplinary Framework
ABSTRACTAn interdisciplinary, analytical framework is proposed to assist managers in identifying and tracking political sources of international business risk. Risk is regarded as an adverse impact on a firm's profitability or expected returns. The framework...
Quality Performance Indices Construction of Bicycle Components Manufacturing Industry Using a Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process
ABSTRACTThis study developed quality performance indices for the Taiwanese bicycle component manufactory industry. After extensively studying the current Taiwanese quality assessments, NQA, and performing in-depth interviews with relevant experts, we...
Us Reit Internationalization and Firm Value
ABSTRACTInvestment in U.S. real estate is becoming increasingly competitive due to increased capital flows and improving industry fundamentals. U.S. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are seeking new investment opportunities through international...