Journal of International Business Research

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

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 1, January

A Methodology for Extracting Quasi-Random Samples from World Wide Web Domains
INTRODUCTION The Web is characterized by relentless growth. VeriSign estimates over 1 million domain names are acquired in the dot-com domain each month. But how much of the growth of the Web may be attributed to business? What types and proportions...
Cultural Differences in Television Celebrity Use in the United States and Lebanon
INTRODUCTION Jagdish and Kamakura (1995) argued that celebrity endorsement has become a prevalent form of advertising in the United States. Approximately 20% of all television commercials feature a famous person, and approximately 10% of the dollars...
Do Collectivist Teams Matter? Effects of Project Group Context and Interdependence on Innovative Capabilities
INTRODUCTION Scholars have long noted the benefits of innovation and entrepreneurship for the competitive advantage of organizations (Burns and Stalker, 1961; Kanter, 1988; Damanpour, 1991; Hitt, Ireland, Camp and Sexton, 2001, Tushman and O'Reilly,...
Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness through the Implementation of Supplier Parks: The Case of the Automotive Industry
INTRODUCTION The increasingly changing competitive environment has recently reshaped the strategies and operations of organizations in different industries. In this context, organizations in the automotive industry are not an exception. Moreover,...
Individualism and Collectivism: Reconsidering Old Assumptions
Traditional views of individualism and collectivism suggest that Eastern countries will exhibit collectivistic tendencies while Western countries will exhibit individualistic tendencies. The purpose of this study was to examine whether these findings...
International Exercise to Increase Awareness of Cross-Cultural Issues by U.S. Negotiators
INTRODUCTION In a role-play negotiation exercise, students are faced with a business problem, with constraints and goals. The participants assume the roles of decision makers, and address the problem from the point-of-view of their role. The output...
Japanese Managers' Earnings Management Using Several Different Types of Reserve Accounts
INTRODUCTION The Japanese economy was booming in the late 1980s. Now it is slowly trying to regain its economic glory days which preceded the market crash in 1990. Many of its leading industries lost their worldwide leadership positions to South...
Turkey's Economic Integration with the EU: An Evaluation of Current Status and Future Prognosis
INTRODUCTION Socio-political standing of Turkey is so unique that it offers a very unique and interesting model for European Union integration. Its desire to enter Single Market Europe was intensified in recent years with the enlargement of the...
Using the Transparency Index to Categorize European Countries
INTRODUCTION Corporations operating in diverse geographic areas typically use differing corporate strategies in different countries based on similarities and differences. Usually, efforts are made to clump countries together into sub-markets with...